LINGUIST List 15.1834

Thu Jun 17 2004

Jobs: Wordnet: Researcher, Princeton University

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  1. agans, Morphology, Wordnet: Researcher, Princeton University, NJ

Message 1: Morphology, Wordnet: Researcher, Princeton University, NJ

Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 11:07:16 -0400 (EDT)
From: agans <>
Subject: Morphology, Wordnet: Researcher, Princeton University, NJ

University or Organization: Princeton University
Department: Psychology / SEARCH PW
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Morphology, WordNet


The Cognitive Science Laboratory in the Department of Psychology at
Princeton University is seeking a specialist in English morphology to
work on the WordNet Project. Primary responsibility will be for the
morphological aspects of WordNet. This includes inflectional and
derivational morphology, e.g. identifying irregular inflectional
relations so that when an inflected form is input the correct
uninflected form is returned. For derivational morphology compiling
exhaustive lists of derivationally related adjective-noun pairs,
adjective-verb pairs, and noun-noun pairs and entering links into
WordNet to represent the semantically similar senses of these
derivationally related pairs. 

Other responsibilities include the disambiguation of WordNet
definitions, e.g., inserting links between words in the definitions
and the context-appropriate meanings of those words. Supervision of
casual hourly programmers. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in linguistics
and a record of publications in relevant research. Experience with
morphological and semanitic analyses of data in the WordNet database
is preferred. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications.

Position is 50% time. Send resume to SEARCH AGANS/PW, Psychology
Dept., Green Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 (or email PU/EEO/AA. For information about applying to
Princeton, please link to

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Carol Agans
	Dept. of Psychology, Green Hall
	Princeton University
	Princeton, NJ 08544
	United States of America 

	Applications are due by 01-Aug-2004

Contact Information:
	Carol Agans

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