Postdoctoral Associate positionisavailable in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technologyin Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. The successful candidatewill work on a joint project between MIT and the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) in Doha, Qatar, with focus on fact-checking, news source reliability, stance, biasand propaganda detection(in English and/orArabic).
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A Ph.D. in Computer Science is required. Individuals must have several years of hands-on, computer-basedexperience in algorithm development in natural language processing, and should have good programming skills (e.g.,in languagessuch as C++, Java, Python) and familiarity with the Linux environment.Theymust be able to work both independentlyandcooperatively with others, and need tohave good communication and writingskills.
Knowledge of Arabic is a plus, but is not required.
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