Wednesday, 6 August 2008

funded PhD studentships in translation and localisation

Dear all,
I thought this might be of interest to some localisation-minded graduates of the MA programme.

Centre for Next Generation Localisation, Ireland

As a new large-scale research centre, the Centre for Next-Generation Localisation is currently recruiting several research positions. [...] More detailed information is available from

The major research strands within the CNGL are Integrated Language Technologies (ILT), Digital Content Management (DCM), Localisation Technologies and Processes (LOC) and Systems Framework (SF). We are currently recruiting:

Post-Doctoral Research Positions:

3 Post-Doctoral Positions in ILT (Machine Translation, Natural Language Processing)
1 Post-Doctoral Position in DCM (Ontology Induction)
3 Post-Doctoral Positions in LOC (Workflow, Translation, Multilingual Content)

Post-Doctoral positions are for 3 years (1 year contract initially).
Salary: 38,623-45,401 per annum (depending on experience).
Starting dates: now - November 2008.

PhD Studentship Research Positions:

5 PhD Studentships in ILT (MT, NLP)
5 PhD Studentships in DCM (IR/IE, QA, Ontology Induction)
8 PhD Studentships in LOC (Workflow, Translation, Multilingual Content)
PhD positions are typically for 4 years. Stipend: 16,000 (tax free) plus payment of registration fees. Starting dates: now - November 2008.

CNGL provides state-of-the-art research facilities and supports travel to present at conferences. Please visit for more detailed information on each position. The successful candidates will join a well established research group at one of our member academic institutions (depending on position); namely Dublin City University, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin and University of Limerick, Ireland. We are also currently recruiting for an Intellectual Property Manager; we aim to recruit someone with a strong NLP/Localisation background. Candidates with previous IP experience are preferable, but training in this area can be provided if necessary.

Ríona Finn, Administrator,
Centre for Next Generation Localisation,
Dublin City University,
Dublin 9, Ireland
Tel: +353 (0)1 700 6707
Fax: +353 (0)1 700 5442
Mob: +353 (0)87 623 4464

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