Universiteit van Amsterdam

Please note that this newsitem has been archived, and may contain outdated information or links.

2 PhD positions in VICI project Rens Bod

The ILLC Language & Computation group is looking for two highly qualified candidates for the VICI-project 'Integrating Cognition: Unsupervised Learning with the DOP Model', supervised by Prof. dr. Rens Bod. We sollicit applications from candidates with a master degree in computational linguistics, computer science, cognitive science, logic, artificial intelligence or related areas to work in one of the following subprojects:

Project 1) Unsupervised Data-Oriented Translation
Project 2) Unsupervised Structural Language Models for Speech Recognition

For more information about the VICI project, see http://www.science.uva.nl/~rens/vici.html.

Tasks

The PhD student needs to carry out the research within three years and needs to write a dissertation.

Requirements

The candidate must be in posession of a Research Master's or other requisite degree in computational linguistics, computer science, cognitive science, logic, artificial intelligence or related areas.

More information

For further details about these two positions, please contact Prof. dr. Rens Bod at .

Appointment

The appointment will be for a period of three years and should lead to a dissertation. The gross monthly salary will be in accordance with University regulations for academic personnel, and will range from € 2,279 up to a maximum of € 2,502 (full time basis).

Job application

Applications should include a letter of motivation, a detailed curriculum vitae , and the names of two referees. They should be sent to the scientific director of ILLC, Prof. dr. F. Veltman, Institute for Logic, Language and Computation, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Plantage Muidergracht 24, 1018 TV Amsterdam. Applications by E-mail will also be accepted:

The deadline for submission is March 11th 2007.

Please note that this newsitem has been archived, and may contain outdated information or links.