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Message 1: Comp Ling:Two part-time RA positions at King's College, London,UK

Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2000 17:14:30 +0000
From: Shalom Lappin <shalom.lappinkcl.ac.uk>
Subject: Comp Ling:Two part-time RA positions at King's College, London,UK

 TWO PART-TIME RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS IN COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS
 AT KING'S COLLEGE, LONDON



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

The positions will be given to students who are accepted into our
MPhil/Ph.D program. 

Details of the positions are as follows.

1. A half-time programming and NLP RA to assist in the implementation of a
computational semantics system within the framework of a constraint-based 
grammar-parser.

This position is funded by an Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB) grant. 
It is for 50% of an RA1B ranked Researcher, and it will involve approximately 15 
hours a week. The salary is from �9,210 to 10,158, (inclusive of London Allowance), 
on the RA1B scale. An interest in natural language semantics and strong programming 
skills (preferably in Prolog and/or C) are required.

2. A part-time programming and NLP RA to assist in corpus research and 
implementation of a dialogue project. 

This position is funded by an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) grant.
The position is 40% of an RA1B ranked Researcher, and it will involve approximately 
12 hours a week. The salary is from �7,368 to �8,127 (inclusive of London Allowance),
on the RA1B scale. An interest in computational approaches to dialogue and strong 
programming skills (preferably in Prolog and/or C) are required.

Note that the appointment of each candidate must be approved by the funding agency that
provides the research grant covering the RA position.

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

For further information on these part-time RA positions please contact Shalom Lappin at
shalom.lappinkcl.ac.uk

For details on the Program in Computational Linguistics and Formal Grammar at 
King's College, London, please consult our website at http://semantics.phil.kcl.ac.uk/. 
The site provides information on our program and links to the King's College 
postgraduate website from where application forms can be downloaded. 

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