LINGUIST List 12.1782

Tue Jul 10 2001

Jobs: Morpho-syntactic Postdoc, U/Qu�bec Canada

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  1. Anna Maria Di Sciullo, Morpho-syntactic Postdoc Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al Canada

Message 1: Morpho-syntactic Postdoc Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al Canada

Date: 3 Jul 2001 16:44:16 -0000
From: Anna Maria Di Sciullo <>
Subject: Morpho-syntactic Postdoc Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al Canada

Rank of Job: Postdoc
Areas Required: Morpho-syntactic Parsing Postdoc
Other Desired Areas: Principle based Parsing Minimalism, Linguistic
Theory, Morphology and Syntax, Minimalist Theory
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 invites to apply for a postdoctoral
fellowship in Computational Linguistics.

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 Computational Linguistics and have experience in
syntactic parsing, preferably principle-based parsing, Minimalist
Program. Technical experiences with C/C++ and Unix/Linux on
Sun/Window platforms 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, C. P.
8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, PC. H3C 3P8, Canada., or via
e-mail to
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