Independent Research Group Leader in Natural Language Processing
The Department of at the Technical University of Darmstadt keeps growing – we are now looking for an Independent Research Group Leader (equivalent to the assistant professor level) in NLP to join our team! Computer Science
Are you interested in doing cutting-edge research on Natural Language Processing and AI, often in collaboration with top academic and industrial partners? We are a diverse team working on some of the hardest and most exciting machine learning challenges, including representation learning, neural IR, explainable NLP, continual learning, multi-task learning, self-supervised learning, and more.
This is a non-tenure based research position, initially for 4 years with a possibility for an extension, to qualify for a professorship. Potential topics include but are not limited to neuro-symbolic NLP, conversational AI, large-language models and statistical NLP in general. The successful candidate can be affiliated with the Hessian.AI research centre and participate in collaborative research projects, one of them dealing with language-based cooperation in expert domains.
The candidate should fulfil the following profile: an excellent PhD degree in NLP or related field (up to 4 years after the PhD), international research track-record, interest and skills in advising students, teaching and project management. Besides the funding for the Independent Research Group Leader position, the successful candidate will receive start-up funds for a fulltime research assistant (about 65k p.a.), 5k p.a. travel and some equipment funds.
The application documents (CV, PhD certificate, publication list, motivation letter, max. 3 pages research program) should be submitted to Prof. Iryna Gurevych iryna.gurevych (at) tu-darmstadt (dot) de by September, 6th at latest. The short-listed candidates will then participate in the selection process of the Department.