The Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing (UKP) Lab at the Department of
Computer Science, Technische Universität (TU) Darmstadt, Germany has an
opening for an

Associate Research Scientist
(PhD- or (Senior-)PostDoc level; for an initial term of two years)

The UKP Lab is an internationally recognized research institute with
about 35 team members. We work on various aspects of Natural Language
Processing (NLP), with an emphasis on semantic text analysis and
generation, argument mining, and interactive machine learning. Besides,
we have a strong profile in deep learning for NLP, construction of
large-scale benchmarks, or knowledge graphs. We collaborate with a wide
range of both academic and industrial partners.


TU Darmstadt


We are looking for candidates in Computer Science with a specialization
in Natural Language Processing, preferably with expertise in research
and development projects, prior publication experience, and strong
communication skills. The research topics of the position may include:
NLP in low-research settings, argument mining and retrieval, multimodal
content processing, privacy-enhanced NLP as well as machine learning for
NLP (deep reinforcement learning, neural network architectures). The
successful applicant will work on research and development as part of a
team in one of the areas above. We disseminate the results in top venues
of the field and as free research software and datasets. The lab offers
highly attractive options for personal growth and career development at
all levels of the scientific career. Upon interest, additional
qualifications in teaching and project management can be acquired.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying

Applications should include a detailed CV, a motivation letter and an
outline of previous working or research experience (if available).

Applications from women are particularly encouraged. All other things
being equal, candidates with disabilities will be given preference.
Please apply under
https://recruitment.ukp.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de/ukp/ by 15.12.2018.

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