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Thu Jan 9 2003

Support: Funded MSc/PhD position available

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Message 1: Funded MSc/PhD position available

Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2003 16:53:49 +0000 (GMT)
From: Andy.Way <awaycomputing.dcu.ie>
Subject: Funded MSc/PhD position available

MSc/PhD position (initial funding 18 months) at Dublin City
University, School of Computer Applications, National Centre for
Language Technology, Dublin, Ireland.

We are looking for a strong postgraduate (MSc or PhD) student to join
our project team on Automatic Annotation of Treebank Resources with
LFG (Lexical-Functional Grammar) F-Structure Information.

Our ideal candidate has a background in Computational Linguistics
(NLP, HLT), Linguistics and/or Computer Science. S/he has a strong
interest in linguistic data, corpus linguistics, unification
(constraint) grammars (LFG, HPSG, etc.) and (ideally) programing
experience in one or more of Java/Perl/Prolog/C++.

Funding is for 18 months (initially), covering fees and a monthly
stipend of 1,100+ euro (depending on qualifications, experience etc), 
preferred starting date April 2003 (negotiable).

For information on the project (resources, publications), please
consult http://www.computing.dcu.ie/~away/Treebank/treebank.html 

More information on the School of Computer Applications can be
found at: http://www.computing.dcu.ie/, with information about the
NCLT and its activities at: http://www.computing.dcu.ie/research/nclt/

To apply, please email/fax short CV (ascii, Postscript, PDF) with 
contact details of two referees by Friday, Jan. 31st, 2003.

For further information, please contact:

Prof. Josef van Genabith, Dr. Andy Way,
School of Computer Applications,
National Centre for Language Technology (NCLT),
Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland.

Email: josefcomputing.dcu.ie, awaycomputing.dcu.ie
Fax: +353-1-7005442
Tel: +353-1-7005074 (Josef)/7005644 (Andy)
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