LINGUIST List 26.1145

Sat Feb 28 2015

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Scientist, Institute of High Performance Computing

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 26-Feb-2015
From: Seng-Beng Ho <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Scientist, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore
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University or Organization: Institute of High Performance Computing, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore
Department: Social and Cognitive Computing
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Web Address:
Job Title: Scientist

Job Rank: Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics



The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) - - is a Singapore government funded group of research institutions which receives multi-billion (U.S.) dollar funding from the Singapore government -

The Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) - - is a member institute of A*STAR that was established in 1998 to provide leadership in high performance computing as a strategic resource for scientific inquiry and industry development. We are seeking highly self-motivated individuals capable of working independently yet cohesively as a team in the pursuit of scientific work with high demands on technical flair and a knack for innovative solutions to various problems. Successful candidates will become part of a multidisciplinary research team in building algorithms for computational and artificial intelligence, processing, analysing and interpreting social media data, language processing, computer vision, behaviour understanding, and commonsense reasoning.


You will contribute towards capability development in the following area: design and development of computational and artificial intelligence systems, specifically language understanding and generation systems.

Requirements are:

1. A PhD degree in Linguistics / Computational Linguistics / Computer Science / Computer Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Information Systems / Cognitive Science, or equivalent.
2. A good scientific research track record in one or more than one of the following areas: linguistics, computational linguistics, natural language processing systems, etc.
3. Interest and experience with cognitive linguistics will be advantageous.
4. Able to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
5. Strong potential for producing impactful scholarly publications.

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2016 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Seng-Beng Ho
Phone: +65 6419-1312
Fax: +65 6419-1111

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