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Date:         Fri, 18 Jul 2008 08:46:55 +0100
From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty-AT-MCCARTY.ORG.UK>
Subject: 22.128 PhD funding for metadata annotation at Trinity College Dublin
To: humanist-AT-Princeton.EDU

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 128.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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         Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 08:37:03 +0100
         From: Willard McCarty <>
         Subject: PhD funding --- metadata annotation, Trinity College 

From: Carl Vogel <>
[Apologies for Multiple Postings; Please pass on to colleagues and
students as appropriate.]

The Department of Computer Science at Trinity College Dublin is
looking for applications for one PhD position in the areas of text
classification and automatic labelling of text streams.

The positions are part of a large research project "Next Generation
Localisation" involving a consortium of leading Irish Universities
(DCU, TCD, UCD and UL) and Industry Partners, funded by the Science
Foundation Ireland (SFI). The project focuses on Language Technology
and Digital Content Management in Localisation. Localisation is the
industrial-scale adaptation of digital content to domain, culture and
language. Successful candidates will join a team of Postdoctoral
researchers, PhD students and research advisors from academia and
industry. Details of the advertised posts are as follows:

PhD Fellowship in "Automatic Annotation of Localisation Metadata"

   - Description: Candidates must have a strong interest and some
      experience in Computational Linguistics or Machine Learning, and
      good programming skills.

   - Preferred Starting date: October 2008

   - Stipend: Approx. 16,000 Euro per annum (tax exempt) + University
      fees (approx. 5,000 Euro per annum) + equipment allowance and a
      generous conference travel allowance.

   For further details, please contact Martin Emms (,
   Saturnino Luz ( or Carl Vogel ( To apply,
   please email a CV and contact details for two references to Please include the job reference
   ("PHDILT32") in the subject line of all email correspondence.

While the preferred starting date is October 1, 2008, applications
will be considered until the position is filled.

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