The University of Vienna Centre for Translation Studies (ZTW) is looking for an English-speaking post-doc candidate to join the HAITrans (Human and Artificial Intelligence in Translation) research group and take a lead in the group’s “Improving the quality of Translation/Revision/PEMT output by using automatic speech tools” and “Cognitive investigations of collaborative Translation/Revision/PEMT practices involving speech technologies” research themes. The successful candidate will have: a PhD in Translation Studies/Machine Translation/Computational Linguistics; practical experience conducting data-driven research in a machine translation-related area using a variety of technologies, including eye-tracking; experience as translator/reviser/MT post-editor/localiser/terminologist; in-depth knowledge of or experience with a wide range of language technologies, such as: Machine Translation, Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT), Software Localisation, Terminology Extraction and Management, Project Management, Quality Assurance, Quality Assessment, Subtitling tools; experience working with professional linguists who are members of professional organisations; excellent communication and self-management skills, as well as a proactive attitude regarding using technologies to address genuine professional translator challenges. The candidate will have access to the brand-new HAITrans eye-tracking lab, as well as the UniVie computing facilities, and will contribute to the research, teaching and administrative activities of the ZTW under the supervision of the HAITrans research group leader Univ.-Prof. Dragoș Ciobanu, PhD.
Deadline for applications: 21 March 2021
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