, a successful multilingual NLP company with 20+ employees, jointly with the internationally renowned NLP group
at the Sapienza University of Rome
, offers a full-time
, 3-year position
to work on the automatic construction, alignment and maintenance of lexicalized knowledge graphs such as commonsense networks
, multilingual electronic dictionaries
, etc., including the development of novel neural architectures
, e.g. the automatic generation of explanations, and the integration of explicit semantics
from lexicalized knowledge graphs like BabelNet
(version 5 will be out soon this fall) into neural network models. The position is funded by the KnowGraphs ITN project
focused on research on knowledge graphs.
The candidate will have the freedom to work at Babelscape's brand new offices
in the central S. Giovanni neighborhood
(10 minutes from the Colosseum), where several NLP engineers and researchers work on cutting-edge multilingual NLP, and at the Sapienza NLP group
in the Department of Computer Science of the Sapienza University of Rome (main campus
, in the University neighborhood, 20 minutes from Babelscape's offices). Both Sapienza NLP and Babelscape are very active in the field of multilingual Natural Language Understanding
: this year, we published tens of papers at ACL, EMNLP, AAAI, IJCAI, LREC, Artificial Intelligence Journal.
The successful candidate will start his/her work immediately and enrol in a Ph.D. in 2021
(by applying to a special grant funded by Babelscape and dedicated to its employees) in the Department of Computer Science at the Sapienza University of Rome under the supervision of prof. Roberto Navigli
, leading an internationally-renowned group of 20 researchers and Ph.D. students in multilingual Natural Language Understanding.