LINGUIST List 26.1145

Sat Feb 28 2015

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

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Date: 26-Feb-2015
From: Seng-Beng Ho <hosbihpc.a-star.edu.sg>
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: http://www.ihpc.a-star.edu.sg/
Job Title: Scientist

Job Rank: Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

General:

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) - http://www.a-star.edu.sg/ - is a Singapore government funded group of research institutions which receives multi-billion (U.S.) dollar funding from the Singapore government - http://www.nrf.gov.sg/research/r-d-ecosystem/overview.

The Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) - http://www.ihpc.a-star.edu.sg/ - 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.

Specific:

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: hosbihpc.a-star.edu.sg
Contact Information:
Dr. Seng-Beng Ho
Email: hosbihpc.a-star.edu.sg
Phone: +65 6419-1312
Fax: +65 6419-1111

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