[Job Vacancy] Postdoctoral Researcher in Machine Translation / Translation Technology
Research Centre: ADAPT Centre
Post title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Machine Translation / Translation Technology
Level on Framework: Level 1
Post duration: Up to 24 months
The role will be part of the ‘Transforming Digital Content’ Challenge, led by Dr. Joss Moorkens, and based in the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies (SALIS), carrying out research in human factors in MT, looking at the work/social, and ethical consequences of the integration of both MT and generative AI into translation workflows. The aim of this research is to affect the ways that translators and end users interact with MT and multilingual AI by producing studies that highlight the opportunities and risks in the use of these tools – and work with stakeholders in an effort to provide reliable access to multilingual information. There will be opportunities to work with other researchers within ADAPT, SALIS, and DCU’s Institute of Ethics and Centre for Translation and Textual Studies, along with international collaborators on related projects, to avail of DCU and ADAPT training and events, and also to contribute to SALIS by teaching onto modules on translation technology and supervising projects at Masters level.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Please refer to the job description for a list of duties and responsibilities associated with this role.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required
Applicants should have a PhD in Translation Technology/Machine Translation/Natural Language
processing. In addition, it is desirable that the candidate has experience in human factors in