[Corpora-List] 2x posdocs in NLP at Uni Edinburgh

Ivan Titov titovian at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 18:12:23 CEST 2021


The School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh invites applications for 2 Research Associate positions in natural language processing and machine learning. The research project is flexible; the areas of interest include, among others, text generation, visually-grounded language understanding,

machine reading, semantic parsing, and addressing general limitations of modern NLP methods (e.g., improving generalization and interpretability).

The postdoctoral researcher will be funded by ERC grants of Mirella Lapata and Ivan Titov, and will join the Edinburgh NLP group ( https://edinburghnlp.inf.ed.ac.uk/), one of the largest and most active NLP research groups in the world (see http://csrankings.org/#/index?nlp&world). There are many collaborative opportunities, both within the NLP group as well as across the School of Informatics (which includes faculty working on machine learning, computer vision, speech processing, and social computing).

Knowledge, skills and experience:

- Ph.D. degree (or about to obtain one) - A strong background in AI, machine learning and/or natural language processing - Publications at top venues in NLP or/and ML - Strong programming skills - Experience with modern deep learning frameworks (e.g., PyTorch) - Strong communication, presentation, and writing skills, and excellent command of English

Employment conditions:

Grade 7, salary range: 33,797 - 40,322

Full time, Fixed term until 31/08/2022

*Application deadline: 18/08/2021, 17:00 (UK time)*

For informal enquiries please contact: Ivan Titov (ititov at inf.ed.ac.uk) and Mirella Lapata – (mlap at inf.ed.ac.uk)

Please ensure a CV and supporting statement is provided in your application.

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