Context: The computer science laboratory of the University of Le Mans (LIUM <http://www-lium.univ-lemans.fr/>) is seeking a strong candidate for an up-to-one year postdoc on end-to-end speech translation for low resource languages (Tamasheq, Pashto) in the framework of the ON-TRAC <https://anr.fr/en/funded-projects-and-impact/funded-projects/project/funded/project/b2d9d3668f92a3b9fbbf7866072501ef-2df0232e1b/?tx_anrprojects_funded%5Bcontroller%5D=Funded&cHash=b1f79417f6ae3899fb5bccb9827f606c> project.
Topics of interest (but not limited to) : — End-to-end neural speech translation — Supervised/self-supervised training and adaptation
In addition, the job includes the organisation of and participation to the next IWSLT shared task on low resource Speech Translation <https://iwslt.org/2021/low-resource> evaluation campaign.
Prerequisites: The ideal candidate will have a strong background in statistical modelling, deep learning, speech and language processing and machine translation. Several years of experience in using UNIX environments, including the standard script and programming languages (shell, Python) is a necessary condition.
Technical information: The research is supported by a large computing cluster owned by our group. The working language is English and/or French.
Salary: This position is funded 45k€ (> 2100€ net salary per month), which is confortable since the average cost of a flat in Le Mans is around 500€ per month.
How to apply ? Please send a CV and names and contact information of two referees to loic.barrault at univ- lemans.fr <mailto:loic.barrault at univ-lemans.fr>. Inquiries should be sent to the same address.
When to apply ? Applications are welcomed from now until the position is filled. Ideally the position should start as soon as possible and in December 2021 at the latest.
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