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Natural Language Processing

[Open]

Work description

We are looking for a highly motivated Master to join the team of researchers of the Text2Story project and to do a PhD that will extend beyond the end of the project (subject to performance evaluation). The topic is Extraction of Narratives from text. The selected candidate will work with INESC TEC's Machine Learning and NLP / NLP team and will have the opportunity to work in a dedicated and young environment, in close interaction with researchers, doctoral and post-doctoral students working on varied Machine Learning topics, information extraction and computer science. The candidate must be motivated to collaborate on other projects on time.

Academic Qualifications

MSc in Computer Science, Data Sciente or equivalent preferably focusing on NLP.

Minimum profile required

Motivation to work with NLP algorithms & tools; determination to get a PhD degree; Theoretical background and experience on NLP and Machine Learning, particularly on Narrative Extraction; Good communication skills & ability to cooperate within a team; Knowledge of programming languages(Python/R). First degree score of 15/20 minimum. Candidates not fulfilling minimum requirements may still apply.

Preference factors

Being able to use Portuguese as a language of study is important. Strong publications in NLP. Knowledge of Python and development tools (e.g. GIT)

Application Period

Since 07 Oct 2020 to 31 Oct 2020

[Open]

Cluster / Centre

Computer Science / Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support

Scientific Advisor

Alípio Jorge