Open position at Xerox Research (Grenoble)

Pierre Isabelle Pierre.Isabelle at xrce.xerox.com
Fri Aug 11 08:02:21 EST 2000


    Position available at Xerox Research Center Europe (Grenoble)
       Senior Researcher - MultiLingual Theory and Technologies

Ref: MLTT/000108

Position open from August 2000

XRCE Grenoble Laboratory is a world leader in natural language and
distributed systems/knowledge management research. It is part of an
expanding research centre with a second lab in Cambridge and strong
links to the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center in California.

The MultiLingual Theory and Technology Group has an open position for
a senior researcher in machine learning and statistical modelling for
the purpose of natural language processing. In collaboration with a
small group of other researchers, the candidate will elaborate
state-of-the-art modelling techniques for the syntax and semantics of
natural languages, with a view to applying such techniques to the
solution of problems such as knowledge extraction or the
reconstruction of linguistic input against a noisy background (as for
example in optical character reading).

Research Focus & Qualifications:
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a relevant
discipline e.g. computer science, linguistics, mathematics etc. and a
proven track record in research (publications and/or
patents). Hands-on experience with applying a wide range of NLP
techniques to NLP and/or speech processing is also
desirable. Proficiency in English is required and good communication
skills are a must.

XRCE offers competitive salaries, excellent computing facilities and
the opportunity to work in a leading industry-geared research
institute. This position is in Grenoble, France. Please refer to the
XRCE webpages for more information on our research centre
(http://www.xrce.xerox.com/).

The position is permanent and is open now.

Candidates should include the reference MLTT/000108 and address their
CV and letter of application to:

             Mr Christophe Mitenne
             Human Resources
             Xerox Research Centre Europe
             6, chemin de Maupertuis
             38240 MEYLAN, France



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