LINGUIST List 29.4576
Mon Nov 19 2018
Support: English; Computational Linguistics: PhD, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Editor for this issue: Yiwen Zhang <yiwenlinguistlist.org>
Horacio Saggion <horacio.saggion
English; Computational Linguistics: PhD, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain E-mail this message to a friend
Web Address: https://www.upf.edu/es/web/taln
Institution/Organization: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (eng)
In the context of the PhD InPhiNIT La Caixa program associated to the Maria de Maeztu Strategic Research Program, we are looking for a highly motivated PhD candidate in the area of Natural Language Processing to work in a project for the application of deep learning techniques to the summarization of multimodal documents (texts and images).
The PhD will be carried out at the Large Scale Text Understanding Systems Lab part of the TALN research group of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (DTIC), Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) in Barcelona.
The candidate should have experience in Natural Language Processing with a solid knowledge of statistics, mathematics, computer programming, and machine learning; in particular knowledge of current methods in Deep Learning would be highly appreciated. Experience in Information Extraction, Text Summarization, or related areas would be appreciated.
Brief description of the project: https://www.upf.edu/web/horacio-saggion/deep-document-summarization-combining-text-and-images
Benefits for the fellow:
- 3-year contract
- Funding per fellow: 115.092 Euros
- 104.400 Euros (34.800 Euros per year) including salary, employee social security contribution, income taxes and all compulsory employers’ contributions.
- 10.692 Euros (3.564 Euros per year) for research costs such as conferences and workshops attendance, short-stays, consumables and intellectual property costs, among others.
- PhD Award of 7.500 Euros will be granted to researchers that submit their thesis within 6 months after the end of the fellowship.
- Complementary training programme.
How and where to apply (InPhiNIT program): https://obrasociallacaixa.org/en/investigacion-y-becas/programa-de-becas-de-posgrado/inphinit/programme-description
Deadline for applications: 6th February 2019
DTIC recruitment: see below
The Laboratory: https://www.upf.edu/es/web/taln/lastus-presentation
The TALN research group: https://www.upf.edu/es/web/taln
Maria de Maeztu Strategic Research at DTIC: https://www.upf.edu/web/mdm-dtic/description
If you are interested in this position please first contact Prof. Horacio Saggion for more information about the project.
Applications Deadline: 01-Feb-2019
Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Prof Horacio Saggion
Barcelona BCN 08018
Web Address for Applications: https://www.upf.edu/web/horacio-saggion/deep-document-summarization-combining-text-and-images
Prof Horacio Saggion
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