Now Hiring: Postdoctoral Research Associate
The Computer Science Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate to begin in December 2018. The position is available in the UNC–NLP Lab, focused on Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML), led by Professor Mohit Bansal. The focus of this NLP+ML postdoc position will include, but is not limited, to multimodal+embodied semantics, human-like language generation and Q&A/dialogue, and interpretable and generalizable deep learning.
The duties of the postdoctoral scholar will include aiding the research of graduate students on NLP+ML projects and leading research directions complementary to theirs that fall within the scope of the Lab. The postdoctoral research scholar will have some freedom to to create a research agenda, as well as opportunities to advise graduate and undergraduate students in the lab, collaborate with the several other AI faculty (vision/robotics/ML) in the department and teach courses if they choose to do so.
Applicants should have (or expect to receive before the start of the position) a Ph.D. in computer science or electrical/computer engineering on a topic in machine learning applied to natural language processing, computer vision, or a related area.
Qualifications and Experience
The candidate must have strong publication record in NLP, ML, or related areas. Strong programming skills, including TensorFlow and/or PyTorch. Also must have demonstrated strong communication, teamwork, and leadership skills.