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.…

[JOB] PhD student position on PDTB-style discourse parsing, Universitaet Potsdam, Germany

Job opening: PhD student position on PDTB-style discourse parsing, Universitaet Potsdam, Germany The Applied Computational Linguistics group (Discourse Research Lab, Prof. Stede) invites applications for a PhD student position on PDTB-style discourse parsing.  In contrast to previous efforts using relatively shallow features, this project emphasizes the role of deeper knowledge on the syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of connectives for improved discourse parsing. The primary target language is German. The project (“Anaphoricity in Connectives”) is funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), the duration is 3 years. Payment for this position is in line with…

[JOB] PhD student summer internship – SnapChat

Snapchat Research is a growing team of applied Researchers inside Snapchat. We are, currently, seeking NLP experts for multiple projects. We are looking for Summer 2017 Research Interns. These positions are for Ph.D. students only. We have lots of data to play, and a strategic interest in the areas of Information Extraction, Topic Modeling, Language Representation, Speech Recognition, Text Mining, Search, Deep Learning, and Multimedia Processing.  Strong coding skills and Deep Learning experience are crucial requirements. Experience publishing in top conferences is a desirable plus. All positions are based in…

Fully funded PhD & MSc positions in NLP and Computational Linguistics, Mexico City, Mexico.

Fully funded PhD and MSc positions (scholarship / stipend) in NLP and Computational Linguistics are available at the Natural Language Processing Laboratory, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico City. The amount of scholarship is sufficient for renting a decent accommodation and normal living in Mexico City. The scholarship is not a loan (no obligations upon graduation) and does not require any service such as teaching assistance. PhD scholarship duration is 4 years, though the degree can be obtained in 2 years should the student fulfills all the requirements. MSc scholarship duration is 2 years, usually…

[Job] PhD student or Postdoctoral researcher in English Corpus Linguistics, Saarbrücken, Germany

Job opening: PhD student or Postdoctoral researcher in English Corpus Linguistics Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany The DFG-funded Collaborative Research Center Information Density and Linguistic Encoding (SFB 1102, http://www.sfb1102.uni-saarland.de/) is pleased to invite applications for a PhD or post-doctoral position (65%) within the project “Information Density and Scientific Literacy in English: Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives”. The central research question of the project is which role linguistic densification plays in the evolution of English scientific writing from the Early Modern English period to the present. The successful candidate will investigate which linguistic…