Job: Graduate position in SMT, Pisa, Italy

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Tue Jun 2 22:20:28 UTC 2009

Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 13:23:30 +0200
From: Giuseppe Attardi <attardi at>
Message-ID: <4A23BA32.8030604 at>

Università di Pisa
Dipartimento di Informatica (Department of Informatics)

is offering a graduate position in the field of “Statistical Machine Translation”.

Research Activity:
the research will be conducted as part of an undergoing national
research project, whose goal is to develop techniques of statistical
machine translation based on syntax and to implement a translation
service for Web content pertaining to the Italian culture.  The
research will be conducted at the Department of Informatics.

The successful candidates will have a strong background in computer
science and knowledge of statistical machine learning techniques, with
emphasis on text and natural language analysis.
They are expected to provide leadership on technical issues and well
as to contribute to the development of object oriented applications.

Skills and Experience:
- A background in Computer Science with specialization in
  Computational Linguistics or Natural Language Processing
- Excellent programming skills in C++ and Python
- Expert-level understanding of statistical machine learning
  techniques as applied to machine translation

Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

The details of the call are available at:

Closing date for application is June 19, 2009.

General information about the Department of Informatics can be found

Address questions concerning the position to attardi at

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