LINGUIST List 13.194

Thu Jan 24 2002

Jobs: Speech Technology/NLP: Lecturer, UK

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  1. Bonnie Webber, Speech Technology/NLP: Readership/Lecturership at Univ of Edinburgh,UK

Message 1: Speech Technology/NLP: Readership/Lecturership at Univ of Edinburgh,UK

Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 19:54:50 +0000
From: Bonnie Webber <>
Subject: Speech Technology/NLP: Readership/Lecturership at Univ of Edinburgh,UK

University of Edinburgh
Readership or Lecturership in Speech Technology and Statistical NLP

The Division of Informatics invites applications from highly-qualified
candidates for an appointment to either a Readership or a Lectureship
in Speech Technology and Statistical Natural Language
Processing. Candidates with expertise in speech systems are strongly
preferred, but outstanding candidates with accomplishments in 
statistically-based written language processing will be considered.

Candidates should demonstrate a world-class research record and
both interest and ability in teaching. Appointment to a Readership
will entail the successful candidate taking on a key research
leadership role in the internationally acclaimed 
Centre for Speech Technology Research, which is a collaborative
activity of the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics and
the Division of Informatics.

Informal enquiries to Professor Mark Steedman, 0131 650 4631
( or to Professor Johanna Moore,
0131 651 1336 ( Further information can be
found at

Salary scale: Lecturer GBP20,267 - GBP32,215 p.a.
 Reader GBP33,820 - GBP38,221 p.a.

Application Procedure

Please quote Ref: 311076

Letters of application should include a curriculum vitae and the
names and addresses of 3 referees. Please include fax numbers and
email addresses for referees if possible. Applications should be
addressed to the Secretary to the University, University of Edinburgh,
and sent, to arrive not later than 22 February 2002, by post
(Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, UK), fax
(+44 (0)131 650 6509), or email ( Applications
can be made on-line through

Closing date: 22 February 2002
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