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Digital Society Initiative

Open PhD position for SIGMA (60%)

The Digital Society Initiative and the Department for Computational Linguistics are seeking a PhD student in the area of natural language processing for sign languages, especially neural machine translation. 

The PhD position is part of an innovative research project titled "Fundamental linguistic tools for sign language machine translation - SIGMA" at the Digital Society Initiative and the Department for Computational Linguistics, University of Zurich. SIGMA aims to provide fundamental tools for automatically processing sign languages, with the main goal of improving a higher-level task: sign language machine translation. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting from May 2023 until the position is filled. Please submit your application via the link to the online application tool only. The position will start in October 2023.

All information about the position and the application link can be found here.