NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI

Senior Research Assistant in the Division of Science, Computer Science

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
15 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
12 Sep 2022
Ref
111550
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Description

The New York University Abu Dhabi Computational Approaches to Modeling Language (CAMeL) Lab seeks to hire one new researcher to work on the development of cutting edge video-chatbot dialogue  systems within its Time-Offset Interaction Application (TOIA) Project.   CAMeL's mission is research and education in artificial intelligence, specifically focusing on natural language processing, computational linguistics, and data science.  Since its establishment in 2014, the CAMeL Lab has produced over 120 publications and 20 language resources and tools.  The lab website is http://camel-lab.com/.  Google Scholar of the lab is at http://scholar.camel-lab.com/.

The positions will target the rank of Senior Research Assistant (BS or MS).  A strong preference is for individuals with (a) computer science or engineering, information or data science, or statistics degrees including previous experience in natural language processing; or computational linguistics/language technologies degrees; (b) strong programming and software engineering skills, and machine learning experience; (c) some research publication experience; (d) experience with running big projects including user studies are preferred; (e) industrial experience is a plus.

The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least 2 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email: nizar.habash@nyu.edu

About NYUAD:

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

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