Postdoctoral Research Associate
Computer Science - 318400
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Chapel Hill, NC
A post-doctoral researcher position is available at UNC in the UNC-NLP Lab, focused on Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML), led by Professor Mohit Bansal. The focus of this NLP+ML postdoc position will include, but is not limited, to multimodal+embodied semantics, human-like language generation and Q&A/dialogue, and interpretable and generalizable deep learning.
The duties of the postdoctoral scholar will include aiding the research of graduate students on NLP+ML projects and leading research directions complementary to theirs that fall within the scope of the Lab. The postdoctoral research scholar will have some freedom to to create a research agenda, as well as opportunities to advise graduate and undergraduate students in the lab, collaborate with the several other AI faculty (vision/robotics/ML) in the department and teach courses if they choose to do so.
Applicants should have (or expect to receive before the start of the position) a PhD in Computer Science or EE/ECE on a topic in machine learning applied to natural language processing, computer vision, or a related area.
Qualifications and Experience
-Strong publication record in NLP, ML, or related areas
-Strong programming skills, including TensorFlow and/or PyTorch
-Demonstrated strong communication, teamwork, and leadership skills
Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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Posting ID: 552776258Posted: 2020-05-21