3-year fully funded Marie Curie PhD fellowships in Computer Science
The Information, WrittEN and Signed Language (ILES) group at the Computer Science Laboratory for Mechanics and Engineering Sciences (LIMSI) of CNRS in Paris is inviting applications for 2 PhD fellowships funded by the European project MiRoR: “Methods in Research on Research”. Part of the Marie Sklodowska Curie actions (ITN-EJD), MiRoR involves several renowned teams throughout Europe and will provide a unique environment for conducting high level PhD research.
We are looking for 2 PhD candidates for two computer science projects with applications to public health:
- ESR11: Assisted authoring for avoiding inadequate claims in scientific reporting
- ESR12: Text mining for the systematic survey of diagnostic tests in published and unpublished literature.
The full description of these projects is available here.
The selected candidates will:
*Be based at the CNRS Computer Science Laboratory for Mechanics and Engineering Sciences (LIMSI) in Paris, with secondments in other partner institutions;
*Be employed full-time for three years, starting in October 2016;
*Receive a double doctorate from the University Paris Saclay and the University of Amsterdam;
* Benefit from participation in network-wide meetings and training activities.
The ideal applicants have:
* Master degree in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics or related field;
* Understanding of methods in machine learning and computational linguistics;
* Interest in acquiring knowledge of the biomedical domain, if not some prior experience with the domains of clinical research or medicine;
* Prior experience in research projects;
* Good communication and writing skills.
* Applicants must have a Master degree and have not been awarded a doctoral degree at the time of recruitment (October 2016);
* Applicants must have less than 4 years full-time research experience (measured from the date of the diploma recognized to officially enroll in a PhD);
*Applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in France for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment. Short stays such as holidays and/or compulsory national service are not taken into account.
To apply, please submit a CV, a motivation letter (with an indication of research background and interests), copies of Master diploma and recent transcripts and contact information of two referees here.
Deadline: June 30, 2016.