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…

Fully Funded EU PhD Studentship: Healthcare Data Analytics and Text Mining

Closing date: Apply as soon as possible Subject study: Health informatics, natural language processing, machine learning, text analytics, public health, epidemiology Key Information: Healthcare systems have collected mountains of textual and numeric patient records about disease activities, hospital admissions and visits, drug prescriptions, physician notes and more. But medical research and related industries like pharmaceutical industry are faced with enormous challenges as a result of the very restrictive handling of such health data. This PhD studentship offers an exciting opportunity of exploring and /or developing machine learning, natural language processing…

Two PhD studentships at the Open University, UK (closing date: 22/04/2016)

The Open University is inviting applications for full-time PhD studentships commencing 1 October 2016; the closing date for applications is *22 April*. A number of studentships will be available for exceptional UK, EU, and overseas applicants for full-time 3-year research projects. The NLP group at the Open University would be interested in hearing from candidates wishing to pursue research in any of the following areas:   – computational semantics and pragmatics (including dialogue modelling and ambiguity),  – natural language generation,  – information extraction,  – NLP applied to educational technology,  – NLP applied…

Funded PhD / Graduate Teaching Assistant positions at the Dept. of Computing, Edge Hill University, UK

Department of Computing, Edge Hill University Location:  Ormskirk Salary:  £8,300 per annum plus benefits package Fixed term contract for 3 years Post Type:  Full Time Closing Date:  Thursday 10 March 2016 Reference:  EHGT075-0216 About Us When Edge Hill was awarded the University of the Year title for 2014/15, Times Higher Education described it as “a great success story…an institution that improves and impresses year after year”. The award recognised our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. It…