LINGUIST List 13.3408

Mon Dec 23 2002

Jobs: Computational Ling: Post Doc, U/of Memphis

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  1. mlouwers, Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Memphis, TN

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Memphis, TN

Date: Sun, 22 Dec 2002 15:36:16 +0000
From: mlouwers <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Memphis, TN

University or Organization: University of Memphis
Department: Department of Psychology
Rank of Job: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Cognitive Science,
		 Cognitive Psychology


COMPUTATIONAL LINGUIST: The Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS)
and Department of Psychology at the University of Memphis invite
applications for a postdoctoral position in computational linguistic.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a Ph.D. in
linguistics, cognitive science or related discipline with a strong
interest in natural language processing. This position will involve
the investigation of reading comprehension strategies and the
development and testing of an automated strategy training system the
development and testing of automated measures of coherence. Therefore,
a strong knowledge of one or more programming languages (C++, Java,
Visual Basic, etc.) is a prerequisite. Furthermore, knowledge of (and
interest in) cognitive psychology and linguistics is required. This
project on automated measures of coherence is one of the many research
projects in the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS) at the
University of Memphis.

The IIS is an interdisciplinary program that includes faculty in
Psychology, Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Engineering and
other fields that investigate intelligent systems in humans and
computers. The Psychology Department currently employs 33 full-time
faculty and offers Ph.D. degrees in clinical, school, and experimental

Evaluations of candidates will begin on January 17, 2003 but
applications will be considered until the position is filled. A
letter of interest including an outline of your academic/career plans
for the next three years, a resume listing your contact information
and relevant experience and three letters of recommendation to:

	Danielle McNamara, 
	IES Search Committee, 
	Department of Psychology, 
	202 Psychology Building, 
	The University of Memphis, 
	Memphis, TN 38152-3230. 

The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Danielle McNamara
	IES Search Committee, 
	Department of Psychology
	University of Memphis, 
	Psychology Building
	Memphis, TN 38152
	United States of America 
	Applications are due by 17-Jan-2003

Contact Information:
	Danielle McNamara.
	Tel: (901) 678-2326
	Fax: (901) 678-2579
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