LINGUIST List 15.2617

Mon Sep 20 2004

Jobs: Computational Ling: Asst Prof, City U/Hong Kong

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  1. hrcng, Jobs: Computational Ling: Asst Prof, City University of Hong Kong

Message 1: Jobs: Computational Ling: Asst Prof, City University of Hong Kong

Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 04:06:10 -0400 (EDT)
From: hrcng <>
Subject: Jobs: Computational Ling: Asst Prof, City University of Hong Kong

University or Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Chin Trans & Linguistics, Lang Info Sci Res Centre
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics [Ref. C/571/09]

(A joint appointment in the Department of Chinese, Translation and
Linguistics and the Language Information Sciences Research Centre)

The application of linguistics and language technology constitutes a
major area of recognized strength at City U. Its Linguistics Programme
offers a broad range of courses encompassing a variety of interests
and theoretical approaches. Its Language Information Sciences
Research Centre is one of the six University's Research Centres.
Besides research, the candidate's teaching contributions should
include teaching and supervision at both the undergraduate and
postgraduate levels, including BA, MA, MPhil and PhD. He/She may also
be asked to contribute to teaching in other areas such as language
acquisition, psycholinguistics, mathematical linguistics,
sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, dialectology and linguistic

A PhD with a focus on Computational Linguistics or relevant area and
strong research and publication records in corpus linguistics,
computational lexicography, lexical semantics and/or syntactic
analysis involving Chinese; and should have prior experience in
natural language processing involving corpus development and
enhancement, data mining, information extraction, language technology,
etc. Good knowledge of computational modeling or the cognitive basis
of linguistic processes is also desirable. Preference will be given
to those who can interact well in team work and undertake
cross-linguistic analysis in a variety of domains, as well as links
with external organizations. (For any queries, please email to

Salary and Conditions of Service:
Salary offered will be highly competitive and commensurate with the
appointee's qualifications and experience. Appointment will be on
fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Fringe benefits include annual
leave, medical and dental schemes. Provision of housing benefit is
under review.

Information and Application:
Please send your application in the form of an application letter
enclosing a current C.V. to the address below.

The closing date for application is 2 October 2004. Please quote the
reference of the post in the application and on envelope.

Information about the University is also available at

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Human Resources Office
	City University of Hong Kong
	83 Tat Chee Avenue
	Kowloon Tong, Kowloon 
	Hong Kong 

	Applications are due by 02-Oct-2004

Contact Information:

	Lang Info Sci Research Centre
	Tel: 852 2788 9033

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