The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Research Assistant (Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing) (BB-EA5D5)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk HK


We are looking for a research assistant for a year-long project that aims at extracting relationship data from unstructured text, in particular opinions, interactions and other relations among political elites in political biographies, newspaper articles and parliamentary reports. The appointee will help to supervise undergraduate students who manually label sentences; clean and maintain the training data set thus created; apply already existing machine learning algorithms to the training dataset, improve them or come up with alternative algorithms; possibly develop an interface to integrate automated and manual labeling of text; and contribute to the training data set by labeling sentences and double-checking sentences labelled by others.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s or a master’s degree preferably in computer science or otherwise be familiar with natural language processing and machine learning. Immediate availability is highly preferred. (Duration: 1 year)

Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided where applicable.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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