05/05/2020
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PhD student in Deep Learning applied to Fake News detection

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universidad de León
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/08/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › León
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Group for Vision and Intelligent Systems (GVIS: http://gvis.unileon.es) at the University of León is looking for PhD candidates interested in a fully funded position to do her/his PhD thesis in Deep Learning applied to Fake News detection, which will include Computer Vision or Natural Language Processing. GVIS group collaborate with INCIBE (Spanish National Cybersecurity Institute, https://www.incibe.es/en) in developing tools to fight against cybercrime. INCIBE is the leading cybersecurity institute in Spain and this research position will be focused on providing new solutions to detect fake news in social media and the Internet. New algorithms developed will be integrated into INCIBE tools.

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Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and to work in a flexible and international research environment with close interaction with industry, what will provide the possibility of both filing patents and publishing papers in relevant journals when obtaining your PhD.

Selection process

Fake News detection could be regarded from different perspectives. Therefore, both Computer Vision and Natural Language experience could be used for solving different related problems. 

To apply for this position, please, send your CV to enrique.alegre@unileon.es highlighting your experience in the main skills required for the position and areas involved, that are:

- Projects related involving Computer Vision or Natural Language Processing both the objective of the project and the role of the applicant

- Python and Deep Learning skills

- Academic record

- Any related publication

- Interest and reasons for doing a PhD

- Indicate if you are a European citizen or you already have a VISA for working in Europe or in Spain

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Computer science: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

We are looking for candidates with a strong academic record and an M.Sc. degree in computer science or very close fields, preferably with expertise in machine learning, computer vision or natural language processing. Good programming skills in Python and experience with deep learning frameworks as well as publications in top conferences or journals are a bonus.

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EURAXESS offer ID: 520395

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