|£45,585 to £54,395 per annum and dependent on level of appointment
|4th December 2023
|14th January 2024
The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. We have a bold vision of what we want to achieve - shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world, which we are achieving through the talents and endeavour of every employee.
Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively make a real difference.
The Centre for Vision, Speech, and Signal Processing is seeking to recruit a full-time researcher to contribute to a number of projects including sign language data processing and translation.
You will join an established research group within a highly rated research department, with an excellent computing and software infrastructure for first class research, modern facilities and close links with industry.
About the role
The work will involve the use of Natural Language Processing (NLP), Computer Vision (CV) and Machine Learning (ML) for the translation between spoken Language and Sign Languages. It will include the application of NMT techniques and Large Language Models (LLMs).
There are also opportunities to contribute to other projects including data collection, text simplification, video generation and sign language recognition.
What we are looking for
The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit, located in one of the safest counties in England, within 35 minutes of London by train and minutes away from the Surrey Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Recent investments have seen the opening of a world-class Sports Park and important updates to central facilities.
We can offer a generous remuneration package, which includes relocation assistance where appropriate, an attractive research environment, the latest teaching facilities and access to a variety of staff development opportunities.
Informal enquiries related to the project to Professor Richard Bowden by e-mail: email@example.com.
This is an initial fixed term contract to 31st January 2025 although there is the possibility for further extension.
Please submit your CV and a covering letter with your application.
Interview date planned Tuesday 30th January 2024
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