Job: Researcher position, Statistical Machine Translation - Xerox - Grenoble, France

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Wed Sep 11 20:27:02 UTC 2013

Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:39:37 +0000
From: "Dymetman, Marc" <Marc.Dymetman at>
Message-ID: <8D298BD85E33ED41ABF349C973146335157B0309 at>

Researcher, Statistical Machine Translation

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

We are opening a position for a researcher with a background in
Statistical Machine Translation to support our participation in the
EU-funded project TransLectures ( Our main
focus in the project is in domain adaptation and incremental techniques
for video-lectures translation.

Required experience and qualifications:

- PhD in computer science or computational linguistics, with focus on
  statistical methods

- Experience with Statistical Machine Translation.

- Good publication record and evidence of implementing systems.

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

- Acquaintance with Spoken Language Translation is a plus

Preferred starting date: October 2013 or soon after

Contract duration: 18 months

Application instructions: lease email your CV and covering letter, with
message subject "Statistical Machine Translation Researcher" to
xrce-candidates and to Marc.Dymetman at

(Note: senior researchers are also welcome to contact us)

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

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