Researcher position, Statistical Machine Translation

The Machine Learning for Document Access and Translation group of the
Xerox Research Centre Europe conducts research in Statistical Machine
Translation and Information Retrieval, Categorization and Clustering
using advanced machine learning methods. The team is part of the
PASCAL 2 European Network of Excellence, ensuring a strong network of
academic collaboration.

We are opening a position for a researcher with a background in
Statistical Machine Translation to support our participation in the
EU-funded project TransLectures.

Required experience and qualifications:

– PhD in computer science or computational linguistics with focus on
SMT or statistical NLP.
– Good publication record and evidence of implementing systems.
– A good command of English, as well as open-mindedness and the will
to collaborate within a team.
– Acquaintance with Spoken Language Translation is a plus.

Preferred starting date: November 2011

Contract duration: 18 months

Application instructions

Please email your CV and covering letter, with message subject
“Statistical Machine Translation Researcher” to xrce-candidates and to
Nicola.Cancedda at Inquiries can be sent to
Nicola.Cancedda at

XRCE is a highly innovative place and we strongly encourage
publication and interaction with the scientific community.

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