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Sat Jan 20 2001

Jobs: Comp Ling: Researcher at ITC-Irst, Italy

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Message 1: Comp Ling: Researcher at ITC-Irst, Italy

Date: 19 Jan 2001 09:47:38 -0000
From: Fabio Pianesi <pianesiirst.itc.it>
Subject: Comp Ling: Researcher at ITC-Irst, Italy


Rank of Job: Researcher
Areas Required: Computational Linguist
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: ITC-Irst
Department: TCC - Cognitive and Communication Technologies Division
State or Province: Tn
Country: Italy
Final Date of Application: July 2001
Contact: Fabio Pianesi pianesiirst.itc.it

Address for Applications:
via Sommarive 18
Povo
Tn 38050
Italy

The Cognitive and Communication Technologies (TCC) division of
ITC-Irst has openings for the following (three years, renewable)
positions, starting as soon as possible.

- 3 positions in the "Text Processing" area. Requirements -
Significant experience in one or more of the followings: Information
Extraction, Question-Answering, Word-Sense Disambiguation, Statistical
Methods for NLP, Learning Techniques Applied to NLP, Text
Summarisation. Programming expertise includes some of the following:
JAVA, Common Lisp, Perl, XML.

- 4 positions in the "Intelligent and Interactive Information
Presentation" area. Requirements - Significant experience in one or
more of the followings: Adaptive Hypermedia, Natural Language
Generation, NLP for Dialogue Systems, Life-like Characters and
Collaborative Systems, Internet Technologies for Multimedia (RTSP,
SMIL, etc.). Programming expertise includes some of the following:
JAVA, Common Lisp, XML, OO analysis and programming, AI technologies.

For all positions, the followings are also required: Advanced
university degree in: computer science, computational linguistics,
linguistics, or related area. Good working knowledge of English.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability and
willingness to work as part of a highly skilled, collaborative
research team

Salary will be competitive and commensurate to experience. 

To apply, please send a CV plus list of publications to: 

Fabio Pianesi Vice-head of the TCC Division IRST 38050 Povo (Tn) Italy
email: pianesiitc.it

Applications via e-mail are welcome. 


About ITC-Irst:
 
Located in one of the most beautiful area of Italy, near the
Dolomites, Irst (Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica) is
a major Italian research centre operating in such fields as:
Artificial Intelligence, Microsystems, and Surface Physics. The
Artificial Intelligence area comprises the following divisions: TCC
(Cognitive and Communication Technologies), SSI (Interactive Sensory
Systems) and SRA (Automatic Reasoning Systems). Irst (presently
directed by Oliviero Stock) has a long score of important achievements
in all the areas of its activity, testifying its vocation towards
excellence in basic and applied research, and in technological
transfer.

About the TCC division:

The Cognitive and Communication Technologies division at IRST is one
of the leading European research groups in areas such as Natural
Language Processing, Human-Computer Interaction and Dialogue Systems,
Multi-modality, Natural Language Generation, and Production and
Maintenance of Linguistic Resources. Committed to both basic and
applied research, TCC has consolidated links and pursues joint
research efforts with many of the main research centres all over the
world, and has regular and fruitful relationships with primary
companies, especially those operating in the Web world. TCC has a long
record of EU funded projects. As part of ITC-Irst, TCC is a member of
the European Network of Excellence in Natural Language and Speech
(ELSNET).

For more information about TCC, see http://ecate.itc.it:1024 
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