LINGUIST List 11.1590

Fri Jul 21 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling: Ph.D or post-doc, King's College

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  1. Shalom Lappin, Comp Ling: Ph.D student or post-doctoral, King's College, London, UK

Message 1: Comp Ling: Ph.D student or post-doctoral, King's College, London, UK

Date: 21 Jul 2000 10:23:39 -0000
From: Shalom Lappin <>
Subject: Comp Ling: Ph.D student or post-doctoral, King's College, London, UK

Rank of Job: Ph.D student or post-doctoral
Areas Required: Computational Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: -----
University or Organization: King's College, London
Department: Computer Science
State or Province: -----
Country: UK
Final Date of Application: September 20, 2000
Contact: Shalom Lappin

Address for Applications:
King's College, London, The Strand
- --- WC2R 2LS


The Program in Computational Linguistics at King's College, London is
offering a part-time research assistantship in compuational
linguistics. The position is for a two year period from October 1,
2000 until September 30, 2002.

We invite applications from students who are interested in entering our
MPhil/Ph.D program. However, we will also consider applications from
post-doctoral researchers and candidates completing Ph.D's at other

Details of the position are as follows.

A part-time programming and NLP RA to assist in the implementation of a
dialogue system. The position is funded by an Economic and Social
Research Council (ESRC) grant. For a Ph.D student the position is 40%
of an RA1B ranked Researcher, and the salary is from �7,368 to �8,127
(inclusive of London Allowance), on the RA1B scale. For a post-doctoral
RA, the position will be 40% of an RA1A ranked researcher's salary. It
will involve approximately 12 hours a week.

An interest in computational approaches to dialogue and good
programming skills (preferably in Prolog and/or C) are required.

Note that the appointment of each candidate must be approved by the

Also, please note that no relocation assistance can be offered to the
successful candidate.

For further information on the part-time RA position please contact
Shalom Lappin in the Computer Science Department at King's College,
London at

For details on the Program in Computational Linguistics and Formal
Grammar at King's College, London, please consult our website at
Promoting excellence in teaching, learning & research

Equality of opportunity is King's College Policy.
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