Sujet de these: 22 Funded Phd Studentships, CNGL, Trinity College Dublin

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Sat Feb 9 18:54:09 UTC 2013

Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2013 06:26:00 -0800 (PST)
From: Séamus Lawless <seamus.lawless at>
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PhD Studentships - 22 Posts - Centre for Next Generation Localisation
Laboratories, Trinity College Dublin

Post Status: 3 year PhD Studentships
Department: Centre for Next Generation Localisation Laboratories, KDEG,
Trinity College Dublin
Benefits: Payment of tax free stipend and academic fees
Closing date for applications: 28th February 2013
General enquires concerning these posts can be addressed to
Dominic.Jones at

The Centre for Next Generation Localisation ( seeks to
revolutionise the way people interact with content, systems and each
other to achieve unprecedented levels of content access, process
efficiency and user empowerment. Breakthroughs in the creation,
processing, unification and integration of multilingual, multi-modal and
multimedia content are needed to meet the needs of an increasingly
mobile and multilingual society across global markets. CNGL will enable
content to be created, discovered, translated and personalised, so as to
efficiently and effectively deliver natural and engaging web-mediated
interactions between users, organisations and communities regardless of
language, device and preferences of the user.

CNGL is internationally renown for its strong, strategic mix of leading
researchers in language, adaptive content, interaction and knowledge
engineering technologies and its tight engagement with innovation-driven
companies that work with content at a global level. CNGL has recently
received further multi-million funding from Science Foundation
Ireland. As a result Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is now offering 22 new
PhD studentships in the areas of:

Text Analytics for managing large scale multilingual
Content-aware multilingual Search and Discovery technologies
Adaptive context-aware search
Intelligent slicing and adaptation of content
Social-aware, affective content adaptation
Constructing affective dialogue solutions
Interoperability and analytics for intelligent content processing chains


The successful candidate will have an excellent academic record (first
class or II.1 primary degree or a postgraduate qualification,
e.g. M.Sc.) in Computer Science, or a related discipline. They will be
highly motivated, with strong written and oral communication skills and
a demonstrated proficiency in software development. They must be eager
to work in and learn from multi-disciplinary and multi-organisation
teams. They should have English language certification if English is not
their first language, the requirement being: IELTS: 7.0+, TOEFL iBT:
100+, TOEFL pBT: 600+, CEF: C1+, or equivalent.

Application Procedure:
For further information and informal contact, please refer to the PhD
topic details found at:

Please directly contact the relevant supervisor, depending upon the
position you're interested in, via email including:
A targeted cover letter (600-1000 words) expressing your suitability for
a position
A complete CV
Please also copy Dominic Jones - Dominic.Jones at
Applicants may then be invited to apply via the TCD graduate studies
admission system.

Further Information:

Centre for Next Generation Localisation CNGL is a €50M Academia-Industry
partnership based in Ireland. It is unique internationally in addressing
the integrated research and development of novel content, knowledge and
language processing technologies for the global, multi-lingual web
content and services supply chain. Â It is made up of over 100
researchers in labs integrated across Trinity College Dublin (TCD),
Dublin City University (DCU), University College Dublin (UCD),
University of Limerick (UL), as well as ten industrial partners,
including SMEs, NGOs and multinationals such as Microsoft, Symantec,
Intel and Welocalize. In addition to central funding from Science
Foundation Ireland (SFI), CNGL has a wide portfolio of European FP7
projects and commercial projects. It therefore offers unique
opportunities for international and industrial research collaboration at
the highest level in areas of language technology, multi-lingual web and
adaptive, personalised content. CNGL provides a world class
collaborative research and innovation environment. It provides:
world-class PhD supervision by integrated teams of leading academics; an
experienced and supportive lab community of postdoctoral researchers and
research programmers; excellent collaboration and computing facilities;
wide ranging skills training opportunities; a dedicated management and
administration team and an active commercialisation development

Trinity College Dublin
Founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin is the oldest university in
Ireland and one of the older universities of Western Europe. On today’s
campus, state-of-the-art libraries, laboratories and IT facilities,
stand alongside historic buildings on a city-centre 47-acre
campus. Based in the heart of Dublin, TCD offers an exceptional working
and social environment that attracts students and researchers from
around the world. TCD’s research impact is currently ranked 44th in the
World by the Times Higher Education Ranking of World Universities and
10th in Europe by the Leiden University Ranking of World Universities
based on research performance. As Ireland’s premier university, the
pursuit of excellence through research and scholarship is at the core of
a Trinity education. TCD has an outstanding record of publications in
high-impact journals, and a track record in winning research funding
which is among the best in the country.

Equal Opportunities Policy

Trinity College Dublin is an equal opportunities employer and is
committed to the employment policies, procedures and practices which do
not discriminate on grounds such as gender, marital status, family
status, age, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation or
membership of the travelling community. See also:

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