The Department of Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen is inviting applicants for a PhD scholarship in the field of Fair and Accountable Natural Language Processing (NLP). The position offers a unique opportunity to join a research project that is supported by the Carlsberg Foundation, which aims to study the impact of employer images in job ads. The scholarship is designed to provide financial support to the successful candidate and allow them to focus on their research. The start date for this scholarship is 1 September 2023.
About the Position
The PhD scholarship is offered as part of a larger research project that is being led by Pia Ingold and co-led by Isabelle Augenstein. The project is focused on understanding the influences of employer images in job ads, and it will comprise studies from experimental psychology as well as big data analysis using NLP methods. The successful candidate will be responsible for researching fair and accountable NLP methods that can be used to further our understanding of this subject.
Benefits of this Position
This position offers several benefits to the successful candidate. Firstly, it provides financial support, allowing the candidate to focus solely on their research. Secondly, the candidate will have the opportunity to work with leading researchers in the field of NLP and computer science, and they will be part of a team that is supported by the Carlsberg Foundation. Finally, the candidate will gain valuable experience in NLP and data analysis, and they will have the chance to make a significant contribution to the field.
Available Levels of Study
The scholarship is available at the PhD level and the successful candidate will be required to complete a PhD degree in NLP or a related field.
Financial Support: The scholarship provides financial support to the successful candidate, covering tuition fees and living expenses. The exact amount of financial support will be determined based on the successful candidate's background and experience.
To be eligible for this scholarship, the candidate must have a strong background in NLP or a related field and have excellent writing and communication skills. They must also be able to demonstrate a strong interest in the subject matter and have a passion for research.
How to Apply
The application deadline for this scholarship is 28 February 2023. Interested candidates can submit their application online via this link: https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1307&ProjectId=158390&DepartmentId=19207&MediaId=4636.
If you have any questions about the scholarship or the application process, you can contact Professor Isabelle Augenstein at [email protected]. For more information about Professor Augenstein and the NLP Section at the Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, please visit http://isabelleaugenstein.github.io/.
In conclusion, the PhD scholarship in Fair and Accountable Natural Language Processing at the University of Copenhagen provides a unique opportunity for candidates to further their research in the field of NLP and computer science. With financial support, the opportunity to work with leading researchers, and the chance to make a significant contribution to the field, this scholarship is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to advance their career in NLP.