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Thu Dec 7 2000

Jobs: NLP/Comp Ling: Grad Research Asst at UNIL/EPFL

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  1. Jean-Cedric Chappelier, NLP/Comp Ling: Grad Research Asst, U of Lausanne/EPFL, Switzerland

Message 1: NLP/Comp Ling: Grad Research Asst, U of Lausanne/EPFL, Switzerland

Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2000 14:24:33 +0100
From: Jean-Cedric Chappelier <Jean-Cedric.Chappelierepfl.ch>
Subject: NLP/Comp Ling: Grad Research Asst, U of Lausanne/EPFL, Switzerland

(English translation is below)


L'Universit� de Lausanne (Facult� des Lettres) et l'Ecole
Polytechnique F�d�rale de Lausanne (Laboratoire d'Intelligence
Artificielle) cherchent � engager conjointement un(e)

 assistant(e) de recherche

travaillant en tant qu'assistant(e) dipl�m�(e) sous la supervision des
deux institutions.

Dans le cadre d'un projet de collaboration UNIL-EPFL, le candidat ou
la candidate, titulaire d'une licence ou d'un dipl�me de second cycle
universitaire en Informatique, Math�matiques appliqu�es, Physique ou
Linguistique computationnelle (ou d'un domaine apparent�) sera
charg�(e) de r�aliser un syst�me de classification et visualisation
automatiques de donn�es textuelles, impliquant des techniques de
traitement automatique du langage, recherche documentaire, analyse des
donn�es et m�thodes num�riques.

L'engagement initial concerne un poste � temps complet pour une dur�e
de 12 mois.

Une bonne capacit� de programmation et une aisance en math�matiques
appliqu�es sont indispensables. Des comp�tences en analyse de
donn�es, recherche documentaire et conception d'interfaces constituent
un atout certain.

D�but d'engagement : janvier 2001 ou a convenir

Les offres ou demandes d'information sont � adresser �

Martin Rajman
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (LIA) 
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
EPFL IN Ecublens
CH-1015 LAUSANNE, Switzerland
e-mail: martin.rajmanepfl.ch

ou �

Francois Bavaud
Professeur associe
Section d'informatique et de methodes mathematiques
Faculte des Lettres, Universite de Lausanne
CH - 1015 Lausanne-Dorigny
Francois.Bavaudimaa.unil.ch


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The Human Science Department of the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and
the Artificial Intelligence Lab of the Swiss Federal Institute of
Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) are opening a joint position of:

 GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT

to work within an UNIL-EPFL collaboration project under the auspices
of both institutions.

The successful candidate will be in charge of the design of a
prototype system for automated classification and visualization of
textual data, integrating advanced Natural Language Processing
techniques, Information Retrieval, Textual Data Analysis and Numerical
Approaches.

A Masters degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics,
Computational Linguistics (or related domains) is required.

The ideal candidate should have good programming skills as well as a
good experience in applied mathematics. Additional competence in NLP,
IR, Data Analysis and Interface Design would be a plus.

The initial appointment will be for the period of a year.

Starting date: January 2001 or as soon as possible.

Contact address for application :


Martin Rajman
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (LIA) 
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
EPFL IN Ecublens
CH-1015 LAUSANNE, Switzerland
e-mail: martin.rajmanepfl.ch

or

Francois Bavaud
Professeur associe
Section d'informatique et de methodes mathematiques
Faculte des Lettres, Universite de Lausanne
CH - 1015 Lausanne-Dorigny
Francois.Bavaudimaa.unil.ch
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