LINGUIST List 12.2254

Sat Sep 15 2001

Jobs: Computational Ling Asst Prof, Washington USA

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  1. Karen Zagona, Computational linguistics: Asst Professor at Univ of Washington, USA

Message 1: Computational linguistics: Asst Professor at Univ of Washington, USA

Date: 12 Sep 2001 18:08:01 -0000
From: Karen Zagona <>
Subject: Computational linguistics: Asst Professor at Univ of Washington, USA

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Computational linguistics
Other Desired Areas: syntax, semantics
University or Organization: University of Washington
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: Washington
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: Priority before 12/1/01
Contact: Karen Zagona

Address for Applications:
Box 354340
WA 98195-4340

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Department of Linguistics, University of
Washington. A tenure-track appointment is intended in the area of
computational linguistics with primary research specialization in
natural language processing theory. Duties will include: Building a
new computational linguistics specialization within the Linguistics
Department; Teaching undergraduate and research courses in topics such
as machine translation, summarization, parsing, information retrieval
and lexical semantics; Teaching non-computational courses including
introduction to linguistics and advanced courses in syntax or
semantics; Supervision of graduate students; Forging ties with local
industry involved in natural language processing.

Applicants should have the Ph.D. degree by the time the position
begins. Applications, including a curriculum vitae, statement of
research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation,
should be sent to Prof. Karen Zagona, Chair, Computational Search
Committee, Department of Linguistics, University of Washington, Box
354340, Seattle, WA 98195-4340. Priority will be given to applications
received before December 1, 2001. The University of Washington is
building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages
applications from women and minority candidates. The University is an
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

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