Job Details
Posting Date
09/11/2021 Expiry Date 09/12/2021 Job Reference Number: 1754-2021-11-09T11:39:15
Research Assistant - Machine Learning and Arabic Language Processing Research Group
Category Research
College Departments
Department Rise - Research Institute of Sciences and Engineering
Job Purpose

The Research Institute of Sciences and Engineering (RISE) is seeking to hire a Research Assistant. The Research Assistant will work within the Machine Learning and Arabic Language Processing Research Group. Research in Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing has already made a deep impact on several products that are affecting our daily lives. Research Scientists at ML&ALP group are taking this a step further by creating groundbreaking technology for Arabic natural language processing, Arabic speech recognition, and machine learning. 

Main accountabilities & expectations

The goal of ML&ALP team is to take Arabic computational linguistics to the next level of intelligence and accuracy using advanced statistical techniques. We will work together on new challenges ranging from improving core modeling algorithms to creating experiments and implementing prototypes rapidly. The FTRA is expected to work hand-in-hand with group members and peers to build and invent outstanding applications with a prime focus on accuracy, understandability and performance. The FTRA position involves a wide variety of skills and innovation, and is a unique opportunity that sits at the cutting-edge of machine learning and software engineering. Ultimately, your work would have a huge impact on millions of users across the globe.

Job Specific Accountabilities
Required Skills
Preferred Qualification & Experience

A minimum of a B.Sc. in a Computing field with emphasis on Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Speech Recognition.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

  • Expertise and experience in various facets of machine learning and natural language processing including speech recognition, such as classification, feature engineering, information extraction, structured prediction, clustering, semi-supervised learning, topic modeling and ranking
  • Programming experience in one or more of the following: Python, R, or equivalent
  • Familiarity with frameworks/tools such as TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch, etc.
  • Hard working, self-starter, proven ability to manage multiple projects to strict deadlines.
  • Excellent writing & communication skills and ability to interact well.

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Bachelor's degree/higher diploma
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all