Senior Researcher in Natural Language Processing

Do you want to help build a visionary research program in natural language processing at RISE? Do you have a PhD in a relevant field and a few years of experience from post-doctoral research? Then you may be the person we are looking for.

About us The Intelligent Systems unit at RISE pursues NLP research in the context of the RISE Centre for Applied AI. Our research currently focuses on building language models for Swedish and other Scandinavian languages, on resource-efficient methods for NLP and AI in general, and on multilingual models and applications.

About the job As senior researcher, your role will be to carry out research in collaboration with other researchers in the unit, to help secure research funding (both internal and external), and to be a mentor for junior researchers in the unit. Your most important tasks will be:

  • Carry out research and report results in scientific publications
  • Lead and coordinate research projects in the unit.
  • Apply for research grants (in open calls and in direct assignments from industry)
  • Mentor junior researchers.   Engage in internal and external networks

Who are you? As senior researcher in natural language processing, you have a PhD in a relevant field and a few years of experience from post-doctoral research. You are passionate about research and have high intellectual and technical standards and enjoy collaborating with other researchers to break new ground and solve problems. You are open to new challenges and happy to be part of a hybrid research organization connecting academia and industry. You have an established network in academia or industry.

Are we a match? Within RISE we appreciate differences, and we are convinced that diversity contributes to an innovative environment. We are a hybrid research organization connecting academia, industry and the public sector, and we are passionate problem solvers working on some of the most important and interesting problems in the world. At RISE you will be working in a stimulating environment that gives opportunities for both professional and personal development. Welcome to Sweden’s national research institute and innovation partner!

Would you like to know more?  Welcome to contact recruting manager Petter Kyösti, +46 10 228 49 16 if you have any questions. The last day to apply is February 7, 2023. Interviews will take place during the application period.

Our union representatives are Lazaros Tsantaridis, SACO, 010 516 62 21 and Bertil Svensson, Unionen, 010-516 53 56.

About the position

  • CITY Kista
  • CONTRACT TYPE Permanent position
  • JOB TYPE Research – e.g. Researchers/Postdoctors/PhD students
  • CONTACT PERSON Petter Kyösti+46102284916
  • REFERENCE NUMBER 2023/44
  • LAST APPLICATION DATE 2023-02-07