The Unit for Natural Language Processing [1] of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics [2] at the National University of Ireland, Galway [3], invites applications for two PhD positions in Natural Language Processing and Linked Data. The positions are associated with the SFI funded research program on Text Mining with Linked Data.

Topics of interest include:
– relation extraction and taxonomy extraction
– deep learning of semantic representations
– semantics for multilingual text processing
– emotion and sentiment analysis from text
– linguistic linked data and language research data management
– natural language processing for minority languages


National University of Ireland


Candidates should preferably have a Masters degree in a relevant field of study with an emphasis on areas such as text mining, natural language processing, computational linguistics, machine learning etc.

Educational level:

Master Degree

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About NUI Galway

NUI Galway was established in 1845 and is one of Ireland's foremost centres of academic excellence. The University's past is intertwined with the history of Galway and Ireland. With over 17,000 students and more than 2,200 staff, NUI Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence. NUI Galway has earned national and international recognition as a research-led community with a commitment to top-quality teaching. At NUI Galway, there is a strong connection to the Irish language; in addition, volunteering and community outreach play a strong role in academic life.