PhD position Natural Language Processing/Machine Translation (1.0 FTE)

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 23 Mar 2021

We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

• a salary of € 2,395 gross per month in the first year, up to a maximum of € 3,061 gross per month in the final year (based on full-time employment, for 4 years); the position requires residence in Groningen, and must yield a PhD dissertation
• a holiday allowance of 8% gross annual income and an 8.3% year-end bonus
• initially an appointment for 18 months; after the first year, an assessment of the candidate's progress and results will take place to decide whether the employment can be continued.

You will be enrolled in the Graduate School for the Humanities (GSH) of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Groningen. The GSH offers the organisational infrastructure within which PhD candidates participate in advanced training and supervised research: https://www.rug.nl/research/gradschool-humanities/

You will be carrying out your research in the context of the Computational Linguistics group of the CLCG research institute.


Do you meet our qualification criteria? If yes, your application should include:

1. A motivation letter in which you describe why you wish to do this research, and why you are the right person to do it
2. A full curriculum vitae, demonstrating academic excellence, including publications and presentations (if applicable)
3. Certified copies of your Bachelor and Master degrees and grades belonging to your bachelor and master degrees (in case of an on-going Master degree, please include your current grades and a certifying letter from your institution or thesis supervisor)
4. Contact details of two academic referees.

You can submit your application (in English) until 22 March 11.59 pm / before 23 March 2021 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

Start date: 1 September 2021 (a somewhat earlier starting date can be discussed, but only if the MA degree has been obtained).

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our University. We are committed to building a diverse faculty so you are encouraged to apply. Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP), https://nvp-plaza.nl/download/?id=7714 and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers, https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/charter/code

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