07/01/2021
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Two PhD positions in Natural Language Processing - PhD Fellowship

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    22/02/2021 15:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/03/2021
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The LaSTUS laboratory of the TALN research group at the Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona is hiring two PhD students to work in the areas of natural language understanding, text generation and text simplification.

The appointments relate to the recently funded EU H2020 SignON Project for which the laboratory will be developing research in the areas of natural language understanding and text generation for oral and sign language translation. The appointments will be supervised by Dr Horacio Saggion.

The PhD positions we are looking for talented people with a Master degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics or Machine learning. Experience with current deep learning techniques for natural language processing is a plus. Excellent knowledge of English is required. Mastering of Spanish is considered a plus.

 

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Benefits

For this position we offer, full-time contract (37.5 hours per week), flexible schedule, vacation: 22 working days, and social benefits and healthcare coverage according to Spanish law. The selected candidates will enrol in the 3-years PhD program at the DTIC department for 2021-2022. One of the PhD positions will require the student to teach in undergraduate courses for a maximum of 45hs per year. The fellows will receive a starting PhD gross annual salary of €16,500, plus a complement for the candidate with teaching load.

Additional comments

Career Stage:  

Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good
    SPANISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Required Education Level - Master degree or equivalent

 

Years of Research Experience - Master

 

Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
Universitat POMPEU FABRA
Spain
Barcelona
Barcelona
Barcelona

EURAXESS offer ID: 592815

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