[open-linguistics] Marie-Curie Research Fellowship opportunities, ADAPT Centre, Ireland

Dave Lewis dave.lewis at scss.tcd.ie
Wed Oct 5 15:32:03 UTC 2016

Hi all,

The ADAPT Centre is offering a number of Marie-Curie postdoctoral 
fellowships under the EDGE Cofund action.
See below for details or the post at:

kind regards,
Dave Lewis


EDGE is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND Action, led by Trinity College 
Dublin on behalf of 10 Irish academic institutions of excellence. In 
total EDGE will award fellowships to 71 high-calibre post-doctoral 
researchers, who will relocate to Ireland to join expert supervisors in 
the ICT field.

EDGE Fellowships are for experienced researchers from any country, 
seeking a prestigious, career-building position in Ireland. EDGE aims to 
form the next generation of thought leaders in ICT and develop skills to 
engage with industry - all the top 10 ICT companies are present here.

Researchers with a PhD or at least 4 years of equivalent research 
experience can apply by submitting a research proposal before 1st 
December 2016 (Call 1), after reviewing the information on our website - 

Different Fellowship Levels are available, with generous awards based on 
experience - see http://edge-research.eu/fellowships/remuneration/

Digital Content and Media Technology Research
The ADAPT Centre for Digital Content and Media Research is offering a 
number of 24 month EDGE fellowships at Level 2 and 3 in the following areas:
- Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Digital Media
- Natural Language Processing & Social Media Analysis
- Personalisation & Adaptive Web
- Localisation & Machine Translation
- Linked Data Management & Mapping
- Recommendation Systems & Machine Learning
- Data Protection & Policy Based Management
- Data Privacy & Ethics
- Multimodal Interaction
- Graphics for Facial Animation & Perception
- Search & Information Retrieval
- Speech Analysis & Understanding
- Image & Video Processing

Additional allowances / support
Family allowance if eligible; comprehensive training and development 
programme provided. Additional resources are available to support 
specific circumstances - see website for details.

Eligibility criteria
For call 1, at the time of recruitment (3rd April 2017), applicants must 
not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, 
etc.) in Ireland for more than 12 months in the previous 3 years.

On 1st Dec 2016, applicants must be in possession of a doctoral degree 
or due to complete prior to recruitment, or they should have at least 4 
years of full-time equivalent research experience.

Full eligibility criteria see: 

Selection process
Via an open call for research proposals aligned with the EDGE themes, 
supervisor to be approached first and named on application. Selection 
through independent peer review followed by interview.

Programme Summary
Frequency of calls: Yearly
International mobility required?: Yes
Eligible destination country/ies for fellows: Ireland
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence: All
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies: All
Career Stage: Level 2 - PhD+ 4-6 yrs (Post-Doc Fellow) or
               Level 3 - PhD+ >6 yrs (Senior Fellow)
Employment contract with full social security: yes
Currency: euro
Covers salary: yes
Covers research costs: yes

Richard Twohig, EDGE Programme Manager: rtwohig at tcd.ie

edge-research.eu for supervisors in Digital Content and Media

adaptcentre.ie for more about the ADAPT Centre research and industry 

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 
research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant 
agreement No. 713567.

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