Open position at Xerox Research (Grenoble)

Pierre Isabelle Pierre.Isabelle at
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

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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