[visionlist] 1 PhD and 1 post-doc positions, Barcelona, ERC Grant, Language and VisionPosted: December 19, 2016
* Job openings: 1 PhD student and 1 post-doc position on integrating
Language and Vision *
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Funded by a 5-year European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant,
project AMORE: A distributional MOdel of Reference to Entities
We seek outstanding researchers with a genuine interest in how human
language, communication, and cognition work, with a background on
Computer Vision and the integration of Language and Vision, especially
with deep learning, and an interest in working in an interdisciplinary
team with theoretical and computational linguists; experience with
dataset construction, especially via crowdsourcing, is a plus.
Universitat Pompeu Fabra is a small, research-oriented, highly
international institution (www.upf.edu), placed 15th worldwide in
Times Higher Education ranking “150 under 50”. The Communication
Campus of UPF (http://ift.tt/2hiLTmP) is rich in
researchers working on Linguistics, Computer Science, and Cognitive
Barcelona is a unique city, with a Mediterranean and cosmopolitan
culture, and very livable (http://ift.tt/2hiFUP9).
DATES AND APPLICATION
The PhD position start October 2017; earlier starting date possible,
as a research assistant. The post-doc position is available starting
February 1st 2017, and open until filled. Applications received by
January 19 2017 will receive full consideration.
Applications including a letter of motivation (at most 1 page)
explaining why you are interested in this position and how your
profile fits the project, CV, and the names and e-mail addresses of
two referees should be sent as a single PDF file to Gemma Boleda
(gemma DOT boleda AT upf DOT edu). We aim at building a diverse team,
and especially welcome applications by female researchers and members
of other underrepresented collectives.
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