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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 September 2020 in the first instance.

The Cambridge Institute for Automated Language Teaching and Assessment (ALTA) is seeking a Research Assistant to join their strong team of researchers in the Department of Computer Science and Technology.

ALTA is a virtual institute which brings together researchers from Computer Science, Engineering, Linguistics and Language Assessment to investigate new ways of using technology to enhance language learning and to develop cutting-edge approaches to assessment which will benefit learners and teachers worldwide.

This opening is suitable for a candidate with a good Bachelors degree in Computer Science (UK first-class/Upper-Second honours or equivalent). Applicants must have experience of Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing and good programming skills (Python essential, Java desirable). Experience with Tensorflow/Keras is highly desirable.

Candidates can make an informal enquiry to Dr Paula Buttery ( prior to submitting a formal application.

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Please quote reference NR20457 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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