[Elsnet-list] PhD funding --- metadata annotation, Trinity College Dublin

Carl Vogel vogel at cs.tcd.ie
Wed Jul 16 10:56:23 CEST 2008


[Apologies for Multiple Postings; Please pass on to colleagues and
students as appropriate.]
 
The Department of Computer Science at Trinity College Dublin is
looking for applications for one PhD position 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:
                                                                                
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 Preferred Starting date: October 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 Martin Emms (mtemms at cs.tcd.ie),
  Saturnino Luz (luzs at tcd.ie) or Carl Vogel (vogel at tcd.ie). To apply,
  please email a CV and contact details for two references to
  Jean.Maypother at cs.tcd.ie. Please include the job reference
  ("PHDILT32") in the subject line of all email correspondence.
 
While the preferred starting date is October 1, 2008, applications
will be considered until the position is filled.
 


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