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Sun Nov 17 2002

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Message 1: RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY IN NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING

Date: 15 Nov 2002 14:49:10 +0000
From: Constantin Orasan <C.Orasanwlv.ac.uk>
Subject: RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY IN NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING



RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY IN NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING

The University of Wolverhampton, School of Humanities, Languages and
Social Sciences invites applications for a Research Fellow in
Computational Linguistics. The successful candidate will work on an
ESRC-funded project whose objective is to develop an automatic system
which will create research databases automatically from web sites and
emailing lists using techniques from information extraction and NLP.

We are looking for candidates with good programming skills (Perl,
Java, or C) and familiarity with the Unix environment. Background in
Natural Language Processing, preferably with a PhD or comparable
research experience is desirable. Familiarity with / experience in
Information Extraction would be an advantage; as would familiarity
with machine learning techniques. The main roles of the new appointee
will be to develop and implement components of the system.

The successful candidate is expected to start the job on 6 January 2003
and the salary scale is that of researcher B (� 17,624 - � 22, 948).

For further information/queries, please contact Constantin Orasan, email
C.Orasanwlv.ac.uk. More information on this forthcoming project can
also be obtained at http://clg.wlv.ac.uk/projects/BiRD/

Formal applications must be made to:

Personnel Services Department
University of Wolverhampton
Molineux St.
Wolverhampton WV1 1SB

and must include

- a completed application form (to be requested at perwlv.ac.uk),
- a CV and
- a covering letter in which candidates give details of their research
interests/experience, background, programming skills and an outline of
any experience in Natural Language Processing.

When you apply, please quote reference number A3177

Candidates for whom it may take longer to obtain the application form
(e.g. candidates from overseas) are encouraged to apply by email to
C.Orasanwlv.ac.uk through a detailed CV (including information on
degrees/qualifications with marks obtained). 

All candidates should provide the email addresses, postal addresses and
telephone numbers of three referees who could comment on your experience
/ academic achievements.

Closing date for applications: 6 December 2002

The Research Group in Computational Linguistics at the University of
Wolverhampton under the leadership of Prof. Ruslan Mitkov has become
an internationally recognised centre in Natural Language Processing,
working successfully in a number of important NLP areas such as
coreference resolution, automatic abstracting, term extraction, corpus
annotation and construction. For more details on the group, visit
http://clg.wlv.ac.uk/.


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Constantin Orasan
Research Assistant
Computational Linguistics Group
University of Wolverhampton
http://www.wlv.ac.uk/~in6093/
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