LINGUIST List 11.972

Fri Apr 28 2000

Jobs: Computational Ling: Associate prof./U of Bergen

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  1. Helge Dyvik, Computational Linguistics: Associate prof., U of Bergen

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Associate prof., U of Bergen

Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2000 15:26:26 +0200
From: Helge Dyvik <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Associate prof., U of Bergen

 Preliminary job announcement at University of Bergen,

The University of Bergen will in May 2000 officially announce a
position in Computational Linguistics. Since the deadline may be
short, this preliminary announcement gives candidates some more time
for preparing an application.

The vacancy concerns a newly created position as associate professor
at the Section for Linguistic Studies. This tenure track position
offers possibilities for achieving full professorship.

Candidates for the position are expected to have an excellent record
of research and teaching in Computational Linguistics. The successful
candidate will get important academic responsibilities in teaching,
research and research management.

The Section for Linguistic Studies currently has 7 permanent academic
staff, including 5 professors, and 7 temporary academic staff. The
Section offers full study programmes in General Linguistics and in
Computational Linguistics and shorter programmes in Language
Technology and in Japanese.

The Section for Linguistic Studies aims at a high teaching and
research standard and cooperates with other institutions in local,
national and international projects.

Bergen is located in Western Norway and has a population of 220000.
The historical city is situated right at the sea and is surrounded by
seven mountains.

The Norwegian government has recently initiated strong support for
language technology initiatives.

The web page for announcements concerning the position is:
An official job description and application procedures will be posted
on that URL in May.

Prof. Koenraad de Smedt
Universitetet i Bergen				tel: +47 5558-2052		fax: +47 5558-9354
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Helge J. Jakhelln Dyvik
Department of Linguistics and Comparative Literature
Section for Linguistic Studies
University of Bergen 	 Phone: 	 +47 55582261
Sydnesplass 7 	 Fax: 	 +47 55589354
N-5007 Bergen, Norway E-mail:
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