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Researcher with Excellent Data Mining Programming Skills (Machine Learning)

This position has been covered.

We are looking for a researcher with high programming skills. The candidate will focus on data mining and machine learning for our machine translation system within a EU programme. Applicants are welcome to start as soon as possible!

The contract will start as soon as possible and has a duration until 30th Sept 2016, when the project finishes.

We are looking for an open-minded person that loves programming and is focused on quality and performance:

  • Master or PhD in IT, computer engineering or mathematics with a strong interest in NLP and willing to help the translation industry.
  • World-class programming skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of the state-of-the-art algorithms and methods related to data retrieving, data mining and string manipulation.
  • (Optional) Knowledge of Machine Translation systems, preferably Satistical Machine Translation and Rule-Based Machine Translation.
  • Knowledge of machine learning and typical NLP languages, such as Python and/or Perl.
  • Some knowledge of translation memory systems and matching & retrieval algorithms and segmentation.
  • Knowledge of Linux-based server environment.
  • Availability to work in an international environment.
  • Team work.
  • All suitably qualified candidates irrespective of gender or nationality are welcome to apply with the following conditions:
  1. Applicants should be in possession of a PhD/doctoral degree (preferably) OR have at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience.
  2. At the time of recruitment, the applicant should have less than five years of full-time equivalent research experience (including the duration of the PhD).
  3. Applicants should be competent in English, both written and oral, as reports on progress will be required.
  4. Applicants cannot have resided or performed their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3-year period immediately prior to their start date.
    Spanish candidates should not have resided nor performed their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months in the 5-year period immediately prior to the start date.

Further information
Annual salary: 43k Euros (including personal living allowance – married candidates will receive a higher allowance).

Apply: E-mail to, specifying “Data Mining Programmer” on the subject.