Job posting

The Language and Interaction Technologies Group of the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI) in Vienna is seeking a student intern for programming tasks in the field of natural language processing.

The successful applicant will be responsible for helping to program the front and back ends of an interactive, graphical tool for computer-assisted translation of creative language. The work will be carried out in close cooperation with the project leader, within the framework of the FWF-funded project Computational Pun-derstanding.

The position is a fixed-term one-month contract for 20 hours per week, with the possibility to extend the contract for additional months, subject to project requirements and satisfactory job performance. Remuneration will be in accordance with the standard student assistant salary for FWF projects.

Requirements: Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Good knowledge of English and German
  • Good programming skills in Java (or less preferably in Python)
  • Permission to work in Austria
  • Interest in linguistics, language technology, and/or natural language processing

Previous experience in developing graphical user interfaces is a big plus.

Application procedure: Applications, including a cover letter and a CV detailing previous academic work and programming experience, should be submitted via e-mail to Tristan Miller.

Applications should be submitted by 15 June 2020. Applications received after this deadline will be considered if the position remains unfilled.

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