Jobs & Internships

Open Call for “Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2019”

The Irish Research Council (IRC) has published a new call for its “Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship” programme. We are eligible to supervise applicants during their application process and act as PhD supervisor for the 4-year period of the scholarship. Hence, if you are interested in doing a PhD at Trinity College Dublin in the field of machine learning or recommender systems, or any other of our research fields, please contact us. From their website The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is an established national initiative, funded by the Department of Education and Skills and managed by the Council. In 2017, we invested in a total of 1,179 postgraduate scholars, with over 5,000 individual scholarships for excellent research awarded Read more…

By Joeran Beel, ago
Jobs & Internships

Jobs & Internships

Demonstrators For next year’s Machine Learning module (beginning September 2019), we might be hiring one or two postgraduate students as demonstrators, who will help us in designing and checking coursework, i.e. programming assignments. If you have experience in machine learning, including machine learning frameworks such as scikit-learn, please contact us. Go Abroad (to Tokyo) We are working closely with the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, and have, among others, initiated the Earrach Sakura Award for Master and PhD students at Trinity College Dublin and the ADAPT Centre. If you are a student at ADAPT or TCD and would like to go to Tokyo for up to six months, read on here and here. Internships in Dublin Every summer, we offer paid Read more…

By Joeran Beel, ago
Jobs & Internships

Living in Dublin / Working at TCD

This page provides guidance for visitors and interns coming to Dublin. Pre-Arrival (Interns) If you are an internship student,  please do the following: Finalize your travel plans with your supervisor, i.e. send him the following details as soon as possible (even if you told him some of the details already – please send a separate email with all the details) Expected arrival date: e.g. “I will arrive between June 4 and June 7, preferably on June 5 (the final date depends on when I get a cheap flight)” Expected departure: “I will depart between September 25 and September 29, preferably on September 28”. Full name: Nationality: Gender: Day of birth: Home Address: Email: Phone: Affiliation: Current university, including Department name and Read more…

By Joeran Beel, ago
Jobs & Internships

Living in Tokyo / Working at the NII

This page provides information for students who are interested in working at the National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Tokyo, Japan. This page focuses on students who are already accepted as internship students, or who want to get an idea what work and life in Tokyo will be like. If you are interested in applying for an internship as a student at TCD or ADAPT, talk to your supervisor and apply for the Earrach Sakura Award. If you are from another university, find out if your university has a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the NII. If your university has a MoU with the NII, find out who the coordinator at your university is, and contact the coordinator. Impressions To Read more…

By Joeran Beel, ago
Jobs & Internships

We are hiring (again): Software Engineer / Machine-Learning Engineer / Software Architect / Product Manager for a Recommender-Systems Spin-Out Company (TCD Dublin, Ireland)

We have received funding to hire two employees to spin-out a business start-up in the field of recommendations-as-a-service. The two positions are to be filled with two machine-learning engineers, software engineers, software architects or product managers and both employees are expected to work together very closely here at Trinity College Dublin, the ADAPT Centre respectively. The employees will be responsible for developing a recommender-system as-a-service that uses a unique machine-learning technology, which is based on the research of Asst. Professor Joeran Beel who is the project lead. The first position is already filled with a full-stack software engineer and software architect. This person is flexible in the responsibilities and open to focus more on either the software engineering / machine-learning Read more…

By Joeran Beel, ago
Jobs / Career

We Are Hiring: 1 Software/Machine-Learning Engineer & 1 Software Architect / Product Owner for a Recommender-System Business Start-up

UPDATE: We will soon advertise another position for this start-up. Please come back in a few days. The School of Computer Science and Statistics of Trinity College Dublin and the ADAPT Centre received funding to hire 2 employees for 2 years* to spin-out a business start-up in the field of recommender-systems as-a-service and machine learning in Dublin. The two positions are to be filled with one machine-learning engineer and one software architect/product manager, whereas both employees are expected to work together very closely. They will be responsible for developing a recommender-system as-a-service that uses a unique technology, based on the research of Prof Dr Joeran Beel who will be the project lead (read here for a brief outline of the Read more…

By Joeran Beel, ago
Jobs & Internships

We welcome two DAAD interns in recommender systems and machine learning (Dublin & Tokyo)

As part of the DAAD RISE Worldwide program, we were awarded two funded internship positions for two undergraduate students both being from Germany. The two interns will be conducting a research project as part of Mr. DLib in the fields of recommender systems, machine learning and natural language processing. Gordian (University of Munich / LMU) and Martin (Universty of Göttingen) will spend around three months with us over the summer — Gordian at the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, and Martin at the ADAPT Centre and School of Computer Science at the Trinity College Dublin.

By Joeran Beel, ago
Academia

Various positions to work on research-paper recommender systems (Mr. DLib) and Docear (Bachelor/Master/PhD/Post-Doc)

Update on 2018-03-15: We Are Hiring 1 Software Engineer & 1 Software Architect / Product Owner for a Recommender-System Business Start-up   Updated on 2017-08-14: Here at Docear and Mr. DLib we have many exciting projects in the field of recommender systems, user modelling, personalisation, and adaptive systems (primarily with a focus on digital libraries but we are also open for domains such as health care, transportation, and tourism). If you are interested in pursuing any of the projects as part of a Bachelor, Master, or PhD thesis, as a post-doctoral researcher, or as a short-term research internship, read on. The projects We have a number of interesting projects but please consider the following list only as a suggestion. If you have Read more…

By Joeran Beel, ago
Help Wanted

Students & PostDocs: We have open positions in Tokyo, Copenhagen, and Konstanz (2-24 months)

Update 2016-01-12: The salary in Tokyo would be around 1.600 US$ per month, not 1.400. 2015 has been a rather quiet year for Docear, but 2016 will be different. We have lots of ideas for new projects, and even better –  we have funding to pay at least 1 Master or PhD student, to help us implementing the ideas. There is also a good chance that we get more funding, maybe also for Bachelor students and postdoctoral researchers. The positions will be located in Tokyo, Copenhagen or Konstanz (Germany). In the following, there is a list of potential projects. If you are interested, please apply, and if you have own ideas, do not hesitate to discuss them with us. What exactly you Read more…

By Joeran Beel, ago
Jobs & Internships

Do a paid internship abroad at SciPlore – Summer 2014

[caption id="attachment_3956" align="alignright" width="300"]The SciPlore team at Google HQ in Mountain View, CA The SciPlore team at Google HQ in Mountain View, CA[/caption] Our partnering research group SciPlore, from which Docear evolved, in cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering a paid internship for a Bachelor student in the field of computer science. Prerequisite for applying is that you are a student studying at a German university (if you are from the US, UK, or Canada, read here). More details on prerequisites here. SciPlore is an international team of researchers affiliated with the University of Magdeburg in Germany and  the University of California, Berkeley. As an intern, you will have the chance to spend 6-12 weeks abroad at a research institute collaborating with the SciPlore research team. SciPlore researches novel approaches in citation and semantic text analysis for quantifying similarities between scientific articles. Similarity assessments are crucial to many Information Retrieval (IR) tasks, such as clustering of documents, recommending academic literature, or automatically detecting plagiarism. (more…)

By Joeran Beel, ago