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PhD Scholarship in Natural Language Processing: Interactive Text Simplification for Dyslexics (Re-announcement)

21 January 2015

The Department of Nordic Research, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, invites applications for a 3-year PhD Scholarship in Natural Language Processing (NLP) – specifically, interactive text simplification – to be filled by June 1 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. The PhD position is available within a research project, called ‘Læsestøtte til ordblinde’ (Assistive Reading Technologies for Dyslexics), and sponsored by Trygfonden and the Danish National Library for people with Reading Disabilities (Nota), led by Prof. Anders Søgaard, Center for Language Technology, Faculty of Humanities, as well research director, Simon Moe, Nota.

The successful candidate will be enrolled in the PhD School and employed at the Center for Language Technology in the Department of Nordic Research, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen. The Center for Language Technology currently employs researchers and engineers of many different nationalities. The center has considerable experience managing international research projects, frequently attracts visiting researchers and has organized several major conferences in the field. The center offers a joint MA program on text and image processing with the Department of Computer Science, the MA in IT & Cognition, which currently takes in 25-30 students a year. Read more about the Center for Language Technology at http://cst.ku.dk

Deadline for application: February 24, 2015 at 23.59 (11.59 pm) (CET).

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