The initial appointment is for a period of one year, with possible extension
subject to research funding availability. The candidates will join at the
rank of Research Fellow, at a starting monthly salary of around S$5,500,
depending on qualifications and experience. Candidates with expertise in one
of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

(a) Grammatical error correction: Detection and correction of grammatical
errors of second language learners of English.

(b) Statistical machine translation: Translation of human languages, with
focus on translation between Chinese and English.


National University of Singapore


A candidate should have a PhD in computer science specializing in natural language processing or a related discipline, with prior research experience and publications, preferably in the focus area of research. Strong programming skills . Expertise in machine learning is valuable.

Language requirements:

good command of English (both spoken and written) is required

Educational level:

Ph. D.

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A leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore's flagship university which offers a global approach to education and research with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.

Its 16 faculties and schools located in three campus locations – Kent Ridge, Bukit Timah and Outram - provide a broad-based curriculum underscored by multidisciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment. The University also offers programmes such as student exchange, entrepreneurial internships at seven NUS Overseas Colleges, and over 70 double degree, joint degree and concurrent degree programmes with some of the world’s top universities. In 2012, NUS is ranked 23rd in the World Reputation Rankings published by the Times Higher Education.

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