Job: Post-doctoral position in Dialog System at LIMSI-CNRS, Paris Saclay

Thierry Hamon hamon at LIMSI.FR
Tue Sep 23 19:54:51 UTC 2014

Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:06:15 +0200
From: Sophie Rosset <sophie.rosset at>
Message-ID: <20140923160615.GA3194 at>

Veuillez nous excuser pour l'envoi multiple.

Le LIMSI propose une offre de post-doctorat en traitement automatique
des langues dans le cadre d'un projet collaboratif sur le thème suivant :

Gestion de dialogue dans un système de dialogue personne-machine où le
système joue le rôle du patient pendant une consultation médicale avec
un médecin.

Plus de détails ci-dessous.

Post-doctoral positions at LIMSI-CNRS, Paris Saclay (Paris Sud)

LIMSI is a multi-disciplinary research unit that addresses the automatic
processing of human language for a range of tasks.

LIMSI invites applications for 1 one-year Postdoctoral position in
Natural Language Processing.  The topic is as follows:

Dialogue management in a human-machine dialogue system where the system
plays the role of a patient during a medical consultation with a doctor.


The postdoctoral fellow will contribute to the following project:

Patient Genesys ( in the framework of
continuous medical education, the goal of the project is to design and
develop a framework for virtual patient-doctor consultation.  This is a
collaborative project including a hospital and small and medium


- Ph.D. in Computer Science, Natural Language Processing, Computational
- Solid programming skills
- Strong publication record
- A good command of French is a plus
- Knowledge of medical terminologies and ontologies is a plus


Net salary: between 2000 and 2400 ??? per month according to experience

Benefits: LIMSI offers a generous benefit package including health
insurance and 44 days vacation pa.

Duration: 12 months, renewable depending on performance and funding

Start date: 1st October 2014

Location: Orsay, greater Paris area, France


Please send:
* a cover letter
* a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications
* the names and contact information of at least two referees
to both:
     Sophie Rosset (rosset at
     Anne-Laure (annlor at
     Pierre Zweigenbaum (pz at

Application deadline:  October 15th, 2014
Applications will be examined in the following week.


LIMSI is a laboratory of the French National Center for Research (CNRS),
a leading research institution in Europe.

LIMSI is a multi-disciplinary research unit that covers a number of
fields from thermodynamics to cognition, encompassing fluid mechanics,
energetics, acoustic and voice synthesis, spoken language and text
processing, vision, visualisation and perception, virtual and augmented

LIMSI hosts about 200 researchers, professors, research support staff
and graduate students. It is located in a green area about 30 minutes
south of Paris.

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