LINGUIST List 14.2528

Tue Sep 23 2003

Jobs: Computational Ling: Post Doc, U/Memphis

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  1. mrhaynes, Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, The University of Memphis

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

Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 13:38:58 +0000
From: mrhaynes <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, The University of Memphis

University or Organization: The University of Memphis
Department: The Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS)
Rank of Job: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


COMPUTATIONAL LINGUIST: The Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS)
and the Department of Psychology at the University of Memphis invite
applications for a postdoctoral position in computational linguistics.
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 primarily
involve the development and testing of automated measures of text
cohesion and 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
science and linguistics is required.

Evaluations of candidates will begin on December 1, 2003, but
applications may 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:

IES Search Committee Attn: Mattie Haynes 
The University of Memphis
Department of Psychology 
202 Psychology Building 
Memphis TN 38152-3230 

For more information about the IIS institute and the research project
see: and

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

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Mattie Haynes
	MEMPHIS, TN 38152-3230
	United States of America 
	Position is open until filled

Contact Information:
	Mattie Haynes
	Tel: 901-678-4099

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