[Elsnet-list] [Job] Senior Research Positions (Machine Translation) at the CNGL, Dublin City University

Declan Groves dgroves at computing.dcu.ie
Mon Sep 19 13:38:57 CEST 2011


PROFESSOR / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (5 years, first 2 years research



At the Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL), Dublin, Ireland, we
have a number of exciting career opportunities available and are seeking to
recruit a Professor / Associate Professor and a Research Fellow/ Senior
Research Fellow who have an established international track record and
reputation in the area of Machine Translation (MT).

The Professor/Associate Professor is a 5 year appointment and is based
within the School of Computing at Dublin City University (DCU), with the
first 2 years focused exclusively on research/leadership within the CNGL MT
group. Subsequently, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute
to the normal teaching and administrative functions of a senior member of
academic staff with the School but with continued contribution to the CNGL.

The Research Fellow / Senior Research fellow position is a 3 year
appointment and the successful candidate will join the centre’s team to take
a leading role in creating and establishing research projects in MT within
the centre’s research programme.

These positions provide an excellent opportunity for strong and ambitious
researchers to further develop their careers and to join a highly-regarded,
dynamic and well-funded research centre in the area of language technology

We are interested in hearing from a wide range of applicants from a variety
of backgrounds, focused around MT and related technologies.

The successful candidates will become part of the existing research team
based at DCU, joining one of the world’s largest academic MT research groups
comprising over 20 researchers, and together with CNGL’s PIs will
co-lead/lead research teams and contribute to the supervision of postgrads
and PhD students.

The post-holders will have the benefit of interaction and collaboration with
the wider CNGL research teams, including the significant body of researchers
working on other aspects of Language Technology across the four partner
universities (DCU, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin,
University of Limerick) at the CNGL.

For more details please see the full job specifications at:


*Indicative Salary (subject to experience and qualifications)*:

   Professor:   €113,064 - €145,952
   Assoc. Professor:   €82,974 - €110,062

   Senior Research Fellow:   €63,125 - €68,817
   Research Fellow:   €42,394 - €56,442

*For informal enquiries please contact*:

   Centre Director
   Prof. Josef Van Genabith, CNGL, DCU
   Phone: 353 (0)1 7006700
   E-mail: josef at computing.dcu.ie

   Associate Director
   Dr. Páraic Sheridan, CNGL, DCU
   Phone: 353 (0)1 7006707
   E-mail: psheridan at computing.dcu.ie

   Web: http://www.cngl.ie

*To Apply*:

   Application forms are available from
   Email the completed application form, together with your CV, to:
hr.applications at dcu.ie

*Closing dates*:

   3rd October 2011 (Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow)
   7th October 2011 (Professor/Associate Professor)


The Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL) is a €40M collaborative
and dynamic Academia-Industry partnership that involves researchers at
Dublin City University, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin,
University of Limerick, as well as ten industrial partners who are world
leaders in their respective fields.

CNGL comprises over 150 researchers developing novel technologies addressing
key challenges in the global digital content and services supply chain with
the objective of producing substantial advances in the basic and applied
research underpinning the design, implementation and evaluation of a ‘Next
Generation Localisation’ framework.  ‘Integrated Language Technologies’
represents a core research track of the Centre’s work programme with a
significant focus of Machine Translation for text and spoken media.

CNGL provides a world class collaborative research infrastructure, including
computing facilities, administrative, management and commercialisation
support. Our work is guided by the vision of enabling people to interact
with content, products and services in their own language, according to
their own culture, and according to their own personal needs.

Dr. Declan Groves
Research Integration Officer
Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL)
Dublin City University

email: dgroves at computing.dcu.ie <dgroves at computing.dcu.ie>
 phone: +353 (0)1 700 6906
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