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LINGUIST List 17.3594

Tue Dec 05 2006

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Stanford University

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        1.    Christopher Manning, Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Stanford University, CA, USA


Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Stanford University, CA, USA
Date: 05-Dec-2006
From: Christopher Manning <manningcs.stanford.edu>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Stanford University, CA, USA


University or Organization: Stanford University
Department: Department of Computer Science
Web Address: http://nlp.stanford.edu/
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Description:

Engineering Research Associate, Natural Language Processing Group

The Stanford NLP Group seeks a research associate to define and carry out
research in the area of broad-domain textual learning, understanding and
inference. Topics of particular interest include learning word and phrase
meanings and world knowledge from texts; robust interpretation of and
inference over event relationships, statements, and questions; and
development of natural language analysis components required for these
tasks. Candidates should be familiar with various aspects of machine
learning applied to NLP and work in natural language understanding. The
Stanford NLP Group is a fun, collaborative group providing many
opportunities for hands-on research and teamwork. See
http://nlp.stanford.edu/. The Stanford NLP Group values having a diverse
mix of people and is committed to equal opportunity in employment; we are
always pleased to identify anyone with great qualifications. This is
initially a 2 year position, with possibilities for extension, depending on
continued funding.

Required Qualifications:
An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or a relevant field. Candidates for the
position must be able to formulate, direct, and carry out innovative
research within the fields of textual learning, understanding, and
inference; to work effectively with students and other project members; and
to discuss, communicate, and present project ideas and results, both
internally and externally.

Please apply online at http://hrweb.stanford.edu/jobs/find_a_job.html using
job number 23179 (enter the number into 'keyword search'). Or send resumes
to the address below. Fax (650) 725-7411.

Address for Applications:
Laura Kenny-Carlson
Computer Science Department
Gates 278, 353 Serra Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-9025
USA

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2007 (Open until filled)

Contact Information:
Christopher Manning
Email: manningcs.stanford.edu

Apply on-line at: http://hrweb.stanford.edu/jobs/find_a_job.html
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