PhD scholarship in Argument Mining available at Université Côte d’Azur (UCA), France

“Mining, Processing, and Reasoning over Textual Arguments” Description: Large amounts of text are added to the Web daily from social media, web-based commerce, scientific papers, eGovernment consultations, etc. Such texts are used to make decisions in the sense that people read the texts, carry out some informal analysis, and then (in the best case) make a decision; for example, a consumer might read the comments on an Amazon website about a camera before deciding what camera to buy. The problem is that such information is distributed, unstructured, and not cumulative.…

9th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics, 3-6 July, Grenoble

9esJournées Internationales de Linguistique de Corpus (JLC2017)  **** English version below 3-6 juillet 2017, Grenoble Appel à communications https://jlc2017.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/ Lancées en 2001 par Geoffrey Williams à l’université de Lorient – Bretagne Sud, les Journées Internationales de Linguistique de Corpus (JLC) réunissent régulièrement la communauté interdisciplinaire dont l’objet de recherche porte sur les  corpus linguistiques. Après sept éditions, puis un passage à Orléans en 2015, elles s’installeront à Grenoble en juillet 2017. Elles sont organisées par le Laboratoire LIDILEM et soutenues par les équipes LIG, ILCEA4, Litt&Arts ainsi que la MSH-Alpes.…

[Internship] Setup and Deployment of a Web service framework for Natural Language Processing, Paris

ELDA is opening an internship on Setup and Deployment of a Web service framework for Natural Language Processing in Paris (France), starting on January 2017 for 6 months. Profile Studies: MSc. Field: Computer Science Provisional starting date: January 2017 Duration: 6 months Duties In the software development team at ELDA and under the supervision of an Engineer specialised in Natural Language Processing and Web Application Development, you will participate in the following tasks:     provide a concise state of the art on the natural language processing-oriented web service deployment solutions;…

JOB: Professor of Corpus Linguistics, University Paris Ouest Nanterre

The University of Paris Ouest Nanterre (Linguistics Department) invites applications for a Professor of Linguistics position. The profile is “Corpus linguistics: variation and practice.” The professor will base his/her teaching and research on corpora, considering the linguistic system in its relation to use, which means being able to observe, but also to reflect upon the status of language variation. Variation can be seenfrom various perspectives: sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, genre analysis, or diachronic typology; this list is not exhaustive. Priority will be given to candidates demonstrating an ability for reflective practice…