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LINGUIST List 22.3784

Wed Sep 28 2011

Jobs: Machine Translation: Prof/Assoc Prof, The CNGL, Dublin City U

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        1.     Paraic Sheridan , Machine Translation: Professor/Associate Professor, The CNGL, Dublin City University, Ireland

Message 1: Machine Translation: Professor/Associate Professor, The CNGL, Dublin City University, Ireland
Date: 25-Sep-2011
From: Paraic Sheridan <psheridancomputing.dcu.ie>
Subject: Machine Translation: Professor/Associate Professor, The CNGL, Dublin City University, Ireland
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University or Organization: Center for Next Generation Localisation
Job Location: Dublin, Ireland
Web Address: http://www.cngl.ie
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Machine Translation


Description:

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

This 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.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for a strong and ambitious
researcher to further develop his/her career and to join a highly-regarded,
dynamic and well-funded research centre in the area of language technology
research.

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

The successful candidate will become the Research Leader and Principal
Investigator of the existing research team based at DCU, joining one of the
world's largest academic MT research groups comprising over 20 researchers
and will additionally contribute to the supervision of postgrads and PhD
students.

The post-holder will have the benefit of interaction and collaboration with
the wider CNGL research teams and will help manage the significant body of
researchers (~50), including PhD students, post-doctoral researchers,
Research Fellows and CNGL staff 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:
http://www.cngl.ie/drupal/sites/default/files/AP_Prof_in_Machine_Translation.pdf

Indicative Salary (subject to experience and qualifications):
- Professor: EUR 113,064 - EUR 145,952
- Assoc. Professor: EUR 82,974 - EUR 110,062

For informal enquiries please contact:

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

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

To Apply:

Application forms are available from
http://www.dcu.ie/vacancies/APPLICATION_FORM_8pg.doc

Email the completed application form, together with your CV, to:
hr.applicationsdcu.ie

Application Deadline: 07-Oct-2011

Email Address for Applications: hr.applicationsdcu.ie
Web Address for Applications: http://www.cngl.ie/vacancies.html
Contact Information:
Dr Paraic Sheridan
Email: psheridancomputing.dcu.ie


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