Post-doctoral positions and PhD fellowships

February 18th, 2008 by Simon Mahony

Seen and copied from Humanist:

Post-doctoral positions and PhD fellowships in Text
Classification and Automatic Labelling

The Department of Computer Science at Trinity College Dublin is
looking for applications for ONE Postdoctoral positions and TWO PhD
positions in the areas of text classification and automatic labelling
of text streams.

The positions are part of a large research project “Next Generation
Localisation” involving a consortium of leading Irish Universities
(DCU, TCD, UCD and UL) and Industry Partners, funded by the Science
Foundation Ireland (SFI). The project focuses on Language Technology
and Digital Content Management in Localisation. Localisation is the
industrial-scale adaptation of digital content to domain, culture and
language. Successful candidates will join a team of Postdoctoral
researchers, PhD students and research advisors from academia and
industry. Details of the advertised posts are as follows:

- POSTDOCSF32: Postdoctoral Position in “Text Categorisation”

o Description: The successful candidate will research and develop
algorithms for automatic annotation of localisation metadata, and
multilingual text type and genre classification. Candidates must
have a strong background and research record in machine learning
and data-intensive natural language processing, as well as good
programming skills.

o Starting date: 3rd quarter 2008

o Salary: Approx. 38,000-44,000 Euro per annum depending on
experience and qualifications.

For further details, please contact Dr Saturnino Luz
(luzs@cs.tcd.ie) or Dr Carl Vogel (vogel@cs.tcd.ie). To apply,
please email a CV and contact details for two references by March 1,
2008 to Jean.Maypother@cs.tcd.ie. Please include the job reference
(“POSTDOCILT32″) in the subject line of all email correspondence.

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- PHDILT33: PhD Fellowship in “Multilingual Text Type and Genre
Classification”

o Description: Candidates must have a strong interest and some
experience in Computational Linguistics and Machine Learning, and
good programming skills.  Experience with syntactic, semantic
and discourse analysis is desirable.

o Starting date: September 2008

o Stipend: Approx. 16,000 Euro per annum (tax exempt) + University
fees (approx. 5,000 Euro per annum) + equipment allowance and a
generous conference travel allowance.

For further details, please contact Dr Carl Vogel
(vogel@cs.tcd.ie). To apply, please email a CV and contact
details for two references by March 1, 2008 to
Jean.Maypother@cs.tcd.ie. Please include the job reference
(“PHDILT33″) in the subject line of all email correspondence.

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- PHDILT32: PhD Fellowship in “Automatic Annotation of
Localisation
Metadata”

o Description: Candidates must have a strong interest and
some
experience in Computational Linguistics or Machine Learning,
and
good programming skills.

o Starting date: September
2008

o Stipend: Approx. 16,000 Euro per annum (tax exempt) + University
fees (approx. 5,000 Euro per annum) + equipment allowance and a
generous conference travel
allowance.

For further details, please contact Dr Saturnino Luz
(luzs@cs.tcd.ie). To apply, please email a CV and contact
details for two references by March 1, 2008 to
Jean.Maypother@cs.tcd.ie. Please include the job reference
(“PHDILT32″) in the subject line of all email correspondence.

While the deadline is March 1, 2008, applications will be
considered until the position is filled.

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