[Corpora-List] NLP Early-Stage Researcher positions at Babelscape + PhD at Sapienza, Rome, Italy

Roberto Navigli navigli at di.uniroma1.it
Wed Mar 18 08:52:59 CET 2020

*NLP Early-Stage Researcher position at Babelscape + Ph.D. at Sapienza University, Rome, Italy*

This is a* full-time *EU-funded, 3-year position to* work at Babelscape *( http://babelscape.com), a highly-technological company based in Rome, Italy, at the intersection between research and industry-focused on the *construction and maintenance of multilingual lexicalized knowledge graph*. The position is limited to the duration of the qualification procedure in the field of knowledge graphs with the *EU project KnowGraphs*.

The *candidate will also start a Ph.D. in 2020 *in the *Department of Computer Science *at the* Sapienza University of Rome *under the supervision of prof. Roberto Navigli <http://wwwusers.di.uniroma1.it/~navigli/>, leading an *internationally-renowned group *of 15+ researchers and Ph.D. students in *multilingual Natural Language Processing*. (see the ERC MOUSSE project <http://mousse-project.org> for recent research outputs).

*Duties and responsibilities*

The selected candidate will be responsible for carrying out research on extracting and interlinking *multilingual lexicographic knowledge graphs. *During the project *the researcher will be hosted at a partner academic organization* for two *secondments* (2+4 months) in order to work on a specific topic. The host organization is fixed.

*Profile requirements*

- M.Sc. in computer science, computational linguistics or linguistics.

- Programming skills in Java or Python.

- Knowledge of deep learning architectures and frameworks (PyTorch,

Tensorflow) is a plus.

- Excellent communication skills.

- The candidate may not have resided or carried out his/her main

activity in Italy for more than 12 months in the last 3 years.

- The candidate must be, at the time of recruitment, *in the first four

years of her/his research career* (measured from the date when the

candidate obtained the degree which would formally entitle her/him to

embark on a doctorate).


The selected researcher will receive a living allowance (EUR 3270 gross per month) and a mobility allowance (EUR 600 gross per month). In case the recruited fellow has family at the time of recruitment, s/he will also receive a family allowance of EUR 500 gross per month. All Institutional costs (e.g., Ph.D. enrolment) are covered.

*How to apply and application process*

If interested, please write to jobs at babelscape.com specifying [KNOWGRAPHS] application for position 1 including Europass format CV, a motivation letter, copies of your diplomas and grades, previous employment descriptions (with references, publications, TOEFL or IELTS and GRE scores) and up to 2 letters of recommendations. Pre-selection will be made on the basis of CVs. Most qualified applicants will be invited to a Skype interview and they will be tested for their professional skills and abilities.

Babelscape is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women are particularly encouraged. Applications from disabled people with appropriate suitability are explicitly welcome. All suitably qualified candidates will be considered, irrespective of gender, race, culture or nationality.

*Starting date*

The successful candidates will start as early as possible. Duration will be 3 years.

*About Babelscape * Babelscape is a Sapienza startup company founded in 2016 focused on *multilingual Natural Language Processing *with the main goal of *enabling multilinguality and text understanding *in customers’ applications which deal with text in different ways. Thanks to technological transfer from the internationally renowned Natural Language Processing research group headed by prof. Roberto Navigli at the Sapienza University of Rome, *winner of two European Research Council grants and of several international awards*, we place ourselves on the market with very high professional profiles and the ability to tailor our solutions to the customers' needs.

The company's core mission is to *overcome the language barriers *by enabling the automatic processing of text *independently of the input language*, and distilling and aggregating the information extracted across languages by means of a unified large-scale multilingual knowledge repository and *semantically-enhanced text comprehension systems*. Visit our website <https://babelscape.com/>.

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