Overview

We have a fully-funded PhD student position in natural language processing available at the ETH Zurich. The ideal candidate has a background and a strong interest in natural language processing (NLP), computational linguistics, information retrieval and/or artificial intelligence. He/she has an MSc in Computer Science or a related area, is an excellent programmer, a good communicator and a team player.

You will join our team working on natural language processing research for scientific journal articles, making contributions to a diverse range of research problems such as document retrieval, text alignment, automatic summarization and natural language generation. We apply our research by developing novel interfaces that use NLP to assist scientists in the exploration and assimilation of the scientific literature.

To apply, send your CV, motivation letter, and MSc transcript to Richard Hahnloser (rich@ini.ethz.ch).

For some of our recent work, see:

Nikolov, N. I., Pfeiffer, M., & Hahnloser, R. H. R. (2018). Data-driven Summarization of Scientific Articles. https://arxiv.org/pdf/1804.08875.pdf

Lipkind, D., Zai, A. T., Hanuschkin, A., Marcus, G. F., Tchernichovski, O., & Hahnloser, R. H. R. (2017). Songbirds work around computational complexity by learning song vocabulary independently of sequence. Nature Communications, 8(1). http://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-01436-0

 

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About ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich, a university for science and technology dates back to the year 1855, when the founders of modern-day Switzerland created it as a centre of innovation and knowledge.

At ETH Zurich, students discover an ideal environment for independent thinking, researchers a climate which inspires top performance. Situated in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, ETH Zurich is pioneering effective solutions to the global challenges of today and tomorrow.