LINGUIST List 15.2848
Mon Oct 11 2004
Jobs: Ling/Literature: Researcher, U of N Carolina
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Linguistics/Literature: Researcher, University of North Carolina, NC, USA
Message 1: Linguistics/Literature: Researcher, University of North Carolina, NC, USA
From: Cathy Blake
Subject: Linguistics/Literature: Researcher, University of North Carolina, NC, USA
University or Organization: University of North Carolina
Department: School of Information and Library Science
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: None
This 12-month position is administratively located in the School of Information
and Library Science. The primary responsibilities of the Research Associate
- Conducting linguistic analysis of scientific literature to develop new
approaches to citation and relevance research.
- Developing extraction rules that employ basic linguistic concepts such as
morphology and syntax for the purposes of identifying relationships among
- Identifying high quality linguistic literature relevant to document summarization
and information extraction.
- Identifying high quality linguistic datasets from external sources (either
public or commercial), for inclusion into research activities.
- Reviewing text collection activities and working closely with student research
assistants to reconcile discrepancies.
- Collaborating on writing and editing manuscripts for publication.
- Developing new grant proposals, including identifying funding sources and
designing continuing research programs.
Bachelor degree in Linguistics, Masters preferred, including coursework related
to the duties in this position.
Minimum of two years experience with preparing grants and academic manuscripts
- Experience in data gathering, management and analysis.
- Experience with morphology and syntax, and the application of linguistic
techniques to textual analysis.
- Strong interpersonal skills since the position will require working with a
heterogeneous range of people including faculty from SILS and Chemistry,
and both undergraduate and graduate students.
- The applicant should enjoy working with a team of people and be able to
- Excellent organizational skills and superior written and verbal communication.
- Experience with presentations or workshops.
Send application letter, resume, and copy of degree transcript(s) to the address
Equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Address for Applications:
Dr. Catherine Blake
School of Information and Library Science
Campus Box 3360, 100 Manning Hall
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3360
United States of America
Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2004
Dr. Cathy Blake
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