The Laboratory of Excellence “Empirical Foundations of Linguistics” (Labex-EFL) is funding a three-year PhD position in Natural Language Processing (NLP) starting in October, 2020.

Host laboratory:

The natural language and knowledge representation (RCLN) team, a member of the computer science laboratory (LIPN) of the University Sorbonne Paris Nord (Paris 13)

The selected candidate will be co-advised by Nadi Tomeh and Thierry Charnois

Visit LIPN website : https://lipn.univ-paris13.fr/

Research context:

The research operation “Shallow Semantic Analysis” of strand 5 “Computational Semantics” of Labex-EFL. The selected candidate will work on joint modeling of linguistic structures and downstream applications using ideas from multitasking and latent structure prediction in deep neural networks
http://www.labex-efl.com/wordpress/research/strand-5-computational-semantic-analysis/?lang=en

Details about the subject

https://lipn.univ-paris13.fr/~tomeh/public/uploads/offers/phd-deep-multitask-structured-prediction-nlp.pdf

Candidate profile

We are looking for students with a masters degree (Master 2 or equivalent) in computer science with a background in natural language processing and machine learning. 

Application

To apply, please send the following documents to Nadi Tomeh (tomeh@lipn.fr)

  • CV
  • Academic transcripts including grades
  • Master thesis or report (if available)
  • Motivation letter adapted to the context
  • Recommendation letters

Calendar

  • Application deadline : September 1, 2020
  • Preselection of candidates : September 3, 2020
  • Auditions : September 10, 2020
  • Starting date : October, 2020

Salary

Around 1,700 euros/month net income

Contact 

For additional information please contact tomeh@lipn.fr