Ireland: Post-doctoral position in computer science

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

The position is part of a large research project “Next Generation
Localisation” (CNGL) involving a consortium of leading Irish
Universities (DCU, TCD, UCD and UL) and Industry Partners, funded by
the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). The project focuses on Language
Technology and Digital Content Management in
Localisation. Localisation is the industrial-scale adaptation of
digital content to domain, culture and language. Successful candidates
will join a team of Postdoctoral researchers, PhD students and
research advisors from academia and industry. Details of the
advertised posts are as follows:

– POSTDOC.ILT3: Postdoctoral Position in “Text Categorisation”

o Description: The successful candidate will research and develop
algorithms for automatic annotation of localisation metadata, and
multilingual text type and genre classification. Candidates must
have a strong background and research record in machine learning
and data-intensive natural language processing, as well as good
programming skills.

o Starting date: 3rd quarter 2010

o Duration:  12-18 months.

o Salary: Approx. 38,000-44,000 Euro per annum depending on
experience and qualifications.

For further details, please contact Martin Emms (
Carl Vogel ( To apply, please email a CV and
contact details for two references by August 31, 2010 to Please include the job reference
(“POSTDOC.ILT3”) in the subject line of all email correspondence.

See for details on the broader goals of the project.

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

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