Corpora: Open position at Xerox Research (Grenoble)

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Date: Wed Aug 16 2000 - 11:05:07 MET DST

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        Position available at Xerox Research Center Europe (Grenoble)
           Senior Researcher - MultiLingual Theory and Technologies

    Ref: MLTT/000108

    Position open from August 2000

    XRCE Grenoble Laboratory is a world leader in natural language and
    distributed systems/knowledge management research. It is part of an
    expanding research centre with a second lab in Cambridge and strong
    links to the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center in California.

    The MultiLingual Theory and Technology Group has an open position for
    a senior researcher in machine learning and statistical modelling for
    the purpose of natural language processing. In collaboration with a
    small group of other researchers, the candidate will elaborate
    state-of-the-art modelling techniques for the syntax and semantics of
    natural languages, with a view to applying such techniques to the
    solution of problems such as knowledge extraction or the
    reconstruction of linguistic input against a noisy background (as for
    example in optical character reading).

    Research Focus & Qualifications:
    Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a relevant
    discipline e.g. computer science, linguistics, mathematics etc. and a
    proven track record in research (publications and/or
    patents). Hands-on experience with applying a wide range of NLP
    techniques to NLP and/or speech processing is also
    desirable. Proficiency in English is required and good communication
    skills are a must.

    XRCE offers competitive salaries, excellent computing facilities and
    the opportunity to work in a leading industry-geared research
    institute. This position is in Grenoble, France. Please refer to the
    XRCE webpages for more information on our research centre

    The position is permanent and is open now.

    Candidates should include the reference MLTT/000108 and address their
    CV and letter of application to:

                 Mr Christophe Mitenne
                 Human Resources
                 Xerox Research Centre Europe
                 6, chemin de Maupertuis
                 38240 MEYLAN, France

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