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DReaMS lab Postdoc position in abusive/offensive Language Detection and Multilinguality

Three top research teams in Amsterdam, led by Profs. Piek Vossen, Maarten de Rijke and Frank van Harmelen, together with the Huawei Consumer Business Group are starting the DReaMS lab (, a new 9-person strong collaboration on intelligent, multi-lingual conversational search. 

For this project the two VU groups (KRR and CLTL) are looking for a Postdoc specialised in toxic, abusive, misleading language classification across many European languages. Although there is a lot of NLP research on this topic, it is yet not clear what defines such language, how to obtain the data and how to integrate such classification in a transparent and non-based search environment.

The appointment will be for 2 years with the possibility to extend to 4 years. We are looking for a postdoc with expertise in abusive/offensive language detection and multilinguality. 

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If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, you may contact:

Name: Prof. Dr. Piek Vossen
Position: Full Professor
Telephone: +31 (0)20 86457