Sujet de these: PhD Studentship in statistical machine translation - Xerox & University of Grenoble

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Fri Mar 1 19:54:58 UTC 2013

Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 18:36:25 +0100
From: Nicola Cancedda <nicola.cancedda at>
Message-ID: <512F9599.2050400 at>

PhD student, Statistical Machine Translation in Grenoble (France)

The Machine Learning for Document Access and Translation group of the
Xerox Research Centre Europe (XRCE) conducts research in Statistical
Machine Translation and Information Retrieval, Categorization and
Clustering using advanced machine learning methods.

We are opening a position for a PhD studentship in the field of
Statistical Machine Translation. The ideal candidate has a strong
undergraduate curriculum in SMT, or otherwise in statistical NLP, and is
passionate about devising, implementing and evaluating effective
solutions to challenging language problems.

This PhD will be co-supervised with the Laboratory of Informatics of
Grenoble (LIG) which conducts research in Machine Translation and
Natural Language Processing. The candidate will register as a graduate
PhD student at University of Grenoble.

Required experience and qualifications:

- Master-level degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, or
  computational linguistics with focus on Machine Translation,
  statistical NLP, or machine Learning.

- A good command of English, as well as open-mindedness and the will to
  collaborate within a team.

Additional desirable features:

- A publication record
- Evidence of implementing systems.

Preferred starting date: ASAP

Application instructions

Inquiries can be sent to
Nicola.Cancedda at
Laurent.Besacier at

XRCE is a highly innovative place and we strongly encourage publication
and interaction with the scientific community.

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