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Short term job opportunity: Research Associate – AUTOR

This post is being offered on a casual basis until 31 July 2017

The Research Group in Computational Linguistics at the University of Wolverhampton is currently recruiting a Research Associate to conduct research on the AUTOR project which aims to help people with Autism read and understand text better (for more info on this project, please visit http://autor4autism.com/).

As a Research Associate you will use relevant NLP technologies such as lexical, syntactic, and semantic processing to design and implement applications that can help AUTOR improve its core mission by developing educational assistance for people with autism.

You should hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, but ideally a PhD in Information Science, Computer Science or Natural Language Processing and experience in software development or employment in these fields. You should have experience of language technologies and resources and be willing to work as part of an extended team to research computational linguistics approaches to support the development of education-assistance tools for people with autism. Knowledge of machine learning is required.

Interview dates to be confirmed. Start of the post to be agreed with the successful candidates. This is a temporary, zero hour contract.

For informal discussion about the role please contact Dr Victoria Yaneva (v.yaneva@wlv.ac.uk).

For more information and how to apply online: click here

AUTOR makes the front page

AUTOR has made the front page of University of Wolverhampton’s new research newsletter ‘RESEARCH MATTERS’ – we are delighted and honoured.

The newsletter celebrates research success and opportunities at University of Wolverhampton.

For anyone wanting to know more about AUTOR or how you can get involved in this great research contact Dr Victoria Yaneva either via telephone on 01902 321630 or email v.yaneva@wlv.ac.uk.

AUTOR’s development can be followed at: www.autor4autism.com.

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The EXPERT project comes to an end

EXPERT (EXPloiting Empirical appRoaches to Translation) was a Marie Curie FP7 Initial Training Network project with the aim of training young researchers, namely Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) and Experienced Researchers (ERs), to promote the research, development and use of hybrid language translation technologies. Continue reading