LINGUIST List 12.1781

Tue Jul 10 2001

Jobs: NLP - Postdoc/ U du Qu�bec � Montr�al, Canada

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  1. Anna Maria Di Sciullo, NLP - Postdoc/ U du Qu�bec � Montr�al, Canada

Message 1: NLP - Postdoc/ U du Qu�bec � Montr�al, Canada

Date: 3 Jul 2001 16:49:46 -0000
From: Anna Maria Di Sciullo <>
Subject: NLP - Postdoc/ U du Qu�bec � Montr�al, Canada

Rank of Job: Postdoc
Areas Required: Natural Language Processing based Information Retreival
and Extraction
Other Desired Areas: Morphological and Syntactic Parsing
University or Organization: Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: Qu�bec
Country: Canada
Final Date of Application: August 15, 2001
Contact: Anna Maria Di Sciullo

Address for Applications:
Asymmetry Project, D�partement de linguistique, Universit� du Qu�bec �
Montr�al, C.P. 8888, Succursale Centre-Ville
Qu�bec H3C 3P8

Qualified individuals are invited to apply for a postdoctoral
fellowship in Natural Language Processing and Information
Extraction/Information Retrieval.

The fellowship is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities
Research Council of Canada and provides an annual stipend of $35,000 per
year, renewable. A qualified candidate should hold a Ph.D degree in an
area of Natural Language Processing based Information 
Extraction/Information Retrieval Technical experiences with 
indexing, morphological and syntactic tagging are preferable. The
successful candidate will join the UQAM research team in collaboration
with Princeton, UCLA and MIT researchers to develop a model of parsing
based on the recovery of natural language asymmetries. See the UQAM
homepage for a summary of the project:

The fellowship is expected to start between now and October 1.
Consideration of the applications will begin immediately until the
position is filled. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a cover
letter, and two letters of recommendations to Anna Maria Di Sciullo,
Departement de Linguistique, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Case
Postale 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, PC. H3C 3P8, Canada.,
or via e-mail to
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