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CNGL PhD studentships available in Dublin

From: Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:25:28 +0000
Message-ID: <51083E48.1000108@cs.tcd.ie>
To: "public-ontolex@w3.org" <public-ontolex@w3.org>
Hi all,
We have a number of new PhD studentships available at TCD (part of the 
Centre for Next Generation Localisation) in a variety of topics related 
to language technologies, content management and linked data.

I'd be grateful if you would pass this onto any individuals or or 
student classes who might be interested in any of these studentships.

Details below or at:


Kind Regards,
Dave Lewis

      PhD Studentships - 22 Posts
      Post Status: 3 year PhD Studentships
      Department: Centre for Next Generation Localisation Laboratories,
      Trinity College Dublin
      Benefits: Payment of tax free stipend and academic fees
      Closing date for applications: 28th February 2013
      General enquires concerning these posts can be addressed to
      Dominic.Jones@scss.tcd.ie <mailto:Dominic.Jones@scss.tcd.ie>

The Centre for Next Generation Localisation <http://www.cngl.ie> seeks 
to revolutionise the way people interact with content, systems and each 
other to achieve unprecedented levels of content access, process 
efficiency and user empowerment. Breakthroughs in the creation, 
processing, unification and integration of multilingual, multi-modal and 
multimedia content are needed to meet the needs of an increasingly 
mobile and multilingual society across global markets. CNGL will enable 
content to be created, discovered, translated and personalised, so as to 
efficiently and effectively deliver natural and engaging web-mediated 
interactions between users, organisations and communities regardless of 
language, device and preferences of the user.

CNGL is internationally renown for its strong, strategic mix of leading 
researchers in language, adaptive content, interaction and knowledge 
engineering technologies and its tight engagement with innovation-driven 
companies that work with content at a global level. CNGL has recently 
received further multi-million funding from Science Foundation Ireland. 
As a result Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is now offering 22 new PhD 
studentships in the areas of:

  * Text Analytics for managing large scale multilingual corpora.
  * Content-aware multilingual Search and Discovery technologies
  * Adaptive context-aware search
  * Intelligent slicing and adaptation of content
  * Social-aware, affective content adaptation
  * Constructing affective dialogue solutions
  * Interoperability and analytics for intelligent content processing chains

The successful candidate will have an excellent academic record (first 
class or II.1 primary degree or a postgraduate qualification, e.g. 
M.Sc.) in Computer Science, or a related discipline. They will be highly 
motivated, with strong written and oral communication skills and a 
demonstrated proficiency in software development. They must be eager to 
work in and learn from multi-disciplinary and multi-organisation teams. 
They should have English language certification if English is not their 
first language, the requirement being: IELTS: 7.0+, TOEFL iBT: 100+, 
TOEFL pBT: 600+, CEF: C1+, or equivalent.

*Application Procedure*:
For further information and informal contact, please refer to the PhD 
topic details. 
<http://www.scss.tcd.ie/Dominic.Jones/cngl2-phd-details.pdf> Please 
directly contact the relevant supervisor, depending upon the position 
you're interested in, via email including:

  * A targeted cover letter (600-1000 words) expressing your suitability
    for a position
  * A complete CV
  * Please also copy Dominic Jones - Dominic.Jones@scss.tcd.ie

Applicants may then be invited to apply via the TCD graduate studies 
admission system.

*Furthur Information:*
*Centre for Next Generation Localisation*
CNGL is a EUR50M Academia-Industry partnership based in Ireland. It is 
unique internationally in addressing the integrated research and 
development of novel content, knowledge and language processing 
technologies for the global, multi-lingual web content and services 
supply chain.  It is made up of over 100 researchers in labs integrated 
across Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Dublin City University (DCU), 
University College Dublin (UCD), University of Limerick (UL), as well as 
ten industrial partners, including SMEs, NGOs and multinationals such as 
Microsoft, Symantec, Intel and Welocalize. In addition to central 
funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), CNGL has a wide portfolio 
of European FP7 projects and commercial projects. It therefore offers 
unique opportunities for international and industrial research 
collaboration at the highest level in areas of language technology, 
multi-lingual web and adaptive, personalised content. CNGL provides a 
world class collaborative research and innovation environment. It 
provides: world-class PhD supervision by integrated teams of leading 
academics; an experienced and supportive lab community of postdoctoral 
researchers and research programmers; excellent collaboration and 
computing facilities; wide ranging skills training opportunities; a 
dedicated management and administration team and an active 
commercialisation development pipeline.

*Trinity College Dublin*
Founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin is the oldest university in 
Ireland and one of the older universities of Western Europe. On today's 
campus, state-of-the-art libraries, laboratories and IT facilities, 
stand alongside historic buildings on a city-centre 47-acre campus. 
Based in the heart of Dublin, TCD offers an exceptional working and 
social environment that attracts students and researchers from around 
the world. TCD's research impact is currently ranked 44th in the World 
by the Times Higher Education Ranking of World Universities and 10th in 
Europe by the Leiden University Ranking of World Universities based on 
research performance. As Ireland's premier university, the pursuit of 
excellence through research and scholarship is at the core of a Trinity 
education. TCD has an outstanding record of publications in high-impact 
journals, and a track record in winning research funding which is among 
the best in the country.

*Equal Opportunities Policy*
Trinity College Dublin is an equal opportunities employer and is 
committed to the employment policies, procedures and practices which do 
not discriminate on grounds such as gender, marital status, family 
status, age, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation or 
membership of the travelling community.
See also: https://www.tcd.ie/Graduate_Studies/Research2012.pdf
Received on Tuesday, 29 January 2013 21:26:09 UTC

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