LINGUIST List 21.3086

Tue Jul 27 2010

Jobs: Comp Ling; Text Classification: Post Doc, Trinity College Dublin

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        1.    Carl Vogel, Computational Linguistics; Text Classification: Post Doc, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Message 1: Computational Linguistics; Text Classification: Post Doc, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Date: 27-Jul-2010
From: Carl Vogel <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Text Classification: Post Doc, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
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University or Organization: Trinity College Dublin Department: School of Computer Science and Statistics Job Location: Dublin, Ireland Web Address:
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text Classification


[Apologies for Multiple Postings; Please pass on to colleagues and studentsas appropriate.]

Please note that this position is distinct from another very recentlyadvertized computational linguistics position at TCD on outlook analysis.

Post-doctoral position in Text Classification and Automatic Labelling

The Computational Linguistics Group at Trinity College Dublin is lookingfor applications for ONE Postdoctoral position in the area of textclassification and automatic labelling of text streams.

The position is part of a large research project 'Next GenerationLocalisation' (CNGL) involving a consortium of leading Irish Universities(DCU, TCD, UCD and UL) and Industry Partners, funded by the ScienceFoundation Ireland (SFI). The project focuses on Language Technology andDigital Content Management in Localisation. Localisation is theindustrial-scale adaptation of digital content to domain, culture andlanguage. Successful candidates will join a team of Postdoctoralresearchers, PhD students and research advisors from academia and industry.Details of the advertised posts are as follows:

POSTDOC.ILT3: Postdoctoral Position in 'Text Categorisation'

- Description: The successful candidate will research and developalgorithms for automatic annotation of localisation metadata, andmultilingual text type and genre classification. Candidates must have astrong background and research record in machine learning anddata-intensive natural language processing, as well as good programming skills.- Starting date: 3rd quarter 2010- Duration: 12-18 months.- Salary: Approx. 38,000-44,000 Euro per annum depending onexperience and qualifications.

For further details, please contact Martin Emms ( Please includethe job reference ('POSTDOC.ILT3') in the subject line of all emailcorrespondence.

See for details on the broader goals of the project.

While the deadline is August 31, 2010, applications will be considereduntil the position is filled.

Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2010 Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Carl Vogel Email: Phone: 353-1-896-1765

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