-=-=-= ONE POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN STATISTICAL MACHINE TRANSLATION - SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY OF ROME (ITALY) =-=-=- One position of POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW in Natural Language Processing is open in the Department of Computer Science of the Sapienza University of Rome, with a specific focus on statistical machine translation for Asian languages. The position is part of a 5-year ERC Starting Grant on multilingual Word Sense Disambiguation funded by the European Research Council (ERC) and headed by Prof. Roberto Navigli (see http://lcl.uniroma1.it/multijedi for details). The successful candidate will participate in a frontier research project and will work in the stimulating environment of a leading and highly-active research team comprising 2 faculty members, 2 post-docs and 6 Ph.D. students. -=-=-= REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS =-=-=- * Ph.D. in Computer Science, Natural Language Processing or Computational Linguistics. * Strong publication record in Statistical Machine Translation. Publication record in lexical semantics is a plus. * Willingness to coordinate and supervise part of the research work of the ERC project. * Ability to work in a collaborative environment, with a strong commitment to achieving research goals. * Fluent English. Proficiency in at least two major Asian languages. Knowledge of Italian is NOT a requirement. * Solid programming skills. -=-=-= INFORMATION =-=-=- * Application deadline: 18th October 2012 * Starting date: 1st December 2012 * Duration: 1+1 years * Salary: 35000-50000 euros per annum, depending on qualifications. Note that this type of research contract is exempt from most taxes (e.g., 40000 euros per annum corresponds to around 2600 euros net per month). Inquiries can be sent by email to Roberto Navigli (firstname.lastname@example.org). -=-=-= HOW TO APPLY =-=-=- Please send a detailed CV and contact details for up to three references to Roberto Navigli (email@example.com). Please include the job reference (LCL3-2012) in the subject line. -=-=-= ABOUT LA SAPIENZA =-=-=- The Sapienza University of Rome is a seven-century-old university in the heart of Rome. It is one of the largest universities in Europe, with around 150,000 students. Its Faculty of Information Engineering, Informatics and Statistics (that includes the Department of Computer Science) is one of the youngest, most energetic and scientifically active environments at the Sapienza. The Sapienza University is an equal opportunity employer. -=-=-= ABOUT THE COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT =-=-=- The Department of Computer Science is a modern, well-equipped research institution with a top-class faculty and a strong Ph.D. program. The Department comprises 44 faculty members (among whom 3 ERC grant holders), 15 postdocs and around 30 Ph.D. students. The successful candidate will be based in Rome, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The Department is situated just beside the main Sapienza University campus and is in easy walking distance of San Lorenzo, a nice lively area with lots of bookshop-cafes, bars and restaurants. Prospective candidates should not be afraid of the language barrier, as Italians are in general very friendly.
jeudi 4 octobre 2012
Job: Bourse post-doctorale, Sapienza, Rome
Une offre de bourse post-doctorale en traduction automatique statistique, à l'Université Sapienza de Rome (date limite 18 octobre):