LINGUIST List 13.1790

Tue Jun 25 2002

Jobs: Computational Ling: PostDoc, U/Colorado, USA

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  1. jurafsky, Jobs: Chinese & Mandarin Computational Ling: PostDoc, U/Colorado, USA

Message 1: Jobs: Chinese & Mandarin Computational Ling: PostDoc, U/Colorado, USA

Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 14:28:55 +0000
From: jurafsky <>
Subject: Jobs: Chinese & Mandarin Computational Ling: PostDoc, U/Colorado, USA

University or Organization: University of Colorado, Boulder
Rank of Job: Post Doc
Specialty Areas Required: Computational Linguistics
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (Code = CHN)


The Center for Spoken Language Research at the University of Colorado,
Boulder, in coordination with the Departments of Computer Science and
Linguistics, is seeking applications for a postdoctoral researcher in
the area of Chinese natural language processing/natural language
understanding. The larger project is focused on shallow semantic
parsing of English, Chinese, and Arabic in the context of automatic
question-answering. The candidate would be working collaboratively
with professors Dan Jurafsky, James Martin, and Wayne Ward, and the
graduate students in their lab. Research will include building
statistical models of Chinese language semantics, helping assemble
labeled corpora, and working collaboratively with students and other
researchers. This postdoctoral position lasts through August 2003,
with possibilities for extension. The University of Colorado at
Boulder and the Center for Spoken Language Research have active
programs of research in speech and language understanding as well as
computational linguistics and cognitive science. CSLR is located in
Boulder, a beautiful town at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.

Required skills:
 - Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Linguistics
 - fluency in Chinese
 - specialization in Natural Language Processing
 - fluent in C or C++, Perl, and UNIX
 - ability to work well as part of a team

To apply, please send a CV, a cover letter emphasizing relevant
background, and arrange for 2 letters of reference to be sent, all to
Ms. Terry Durham, by email (preferred) at

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Ms. Terry Durham
	CSLR (Center for Spoken Language Research)
	University of Colorado, Boulder
	3215 Marine Street
	Boulder, CO 80303
	United States 
Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Ms. Terry Durham

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