[Elsnet-list] PhD studentship available, Statistical Machine Translation in Grenoble (France)

Laurent Besacier laurent.besacier at imag.fr
Thu Feb 28 18:03:03 CET 2013

PhD student, Statistical Machine Translation in Grenoble (France)

The Machine Learning for Document Access and Translation group of the
Xerox Research Centre Europe (XRCE) conducts research in Statistical Machine
Translation and Information Retrieval, Categorization and Clustering
using advanced machine learning methods.

We are opening a position for a PhD studentship in the field of
Statistical Machine Translation. The ideal candidate has a strong
undergraduate curriculum in SMT, or otherwise in statistical NLP, and
is passionate about devising, implementing and evaluating effective
solutions to challenging language problems.

This PhD would be co-supervised with the Laboratory of Informatics of Grenoble (LIG) which
conducts research in Machine Translation and Natural Language Processing. 
The candidate would register as a graduate PhD student at University of Grenoble.

Required experience and qualifications:

- Master-level degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, or
computational linguistics with focus on Machine Translation,
statistical NLP, or machine Learning.
- A good command of English, as well as open-mindedness and the will
to collaborate within a team.

Additional desirable features:

- A publication record
- Evidence of implementing systems.

Preferred starting date: ASAP

Application instructions

Inquiries can be sent to 
Nicola.Cancedda at xrce.xerox.com
Laurent.Besacier at imag.fr

See http://www.xrce.xerox.com/About-XRCE/Career-opportunities

XRCE is a highly innovative place and we strongly encourage
publication and interaction with the scientific community.

Laurent Besacier
Professeur à l'Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble 1)
Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble (LIG)
Membre Junior de l'Institut Universitaire de France (IUF 2012-2017)
laurent.besacier at imag.fr

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