The NLP group (https://ntunlpsg.github.io/demo/) at the School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE) of the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore is pleased to invite applications for a post-doctoral position and a PhD position. Candidates will focus on cutting edge research into using deep learning techniques to solve NLP problems including (but not limited to):
1. Multilingual language processing (Neural machine translation, Cross-lingual methods)
2. Multimodal language processing (dense video captioning)
3. Discourse & Semantic processing
4. Language generation.
Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, writing and research skills, and are expected to publish in top-tier NLP conferences like ACL, EMNLP, and NAACL.
Starting date is either August 2018 or Jan 2019.
About the group:
Our work covers all aspects of NLP research, ranging from core NLP tasks to key downstream applications, and new machine learning methods. We collaborate with other research groups at NTU including computer vision, data mining, information retrieval, linguistics, and medical school, and also with external partners from academia and industry.
Find more details here:
About the School:
The School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE) is part of the College of Engineering (CoE) at NTU, and offers a range of highly competitive specialisations.
Represented by more than eighty faculty members (http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/SCSE/moss_staffac.asp), SCSE at NTU has grown significantly in AI-related research recently. In fact, according to the Times Higher Education, NTU-SCSE is ranked 3rd world-wide in terms of AI research citation impact.
About the University:
Informal inquiries are welcome and may be made to:
Asst. Prof. Shafiq Joty ([email protected])