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LINGUIST List 17.397

Mon Feb 06 2006

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Macquarie U

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        1.    Robert Dale, Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia


Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia
Date: 06-Feb-2006
From: Robert Dale <rdaleics.mq.edu.au>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia


University or Organization: Macquarie University
Department: Centre for Language Technology
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

Centre for Language Technology
Department of Computing
Division of Information and Communication Sciences
Macquarie University

Research Fellow in Language Technology (Level A or B)
(Full-time (fixed-term))
Ref. 19478

The appointee will work on a project funded by the Capital Markets
Cooperative Research Centre on the application of language technologies to
company announcements, and will contribute to the development of the
general framework and the design, implementation and integration of various
parts of the project, which includes text categorization, named entity
recognition, information extraction and text summarization. Applicants
should indicate the level at which they are applying or whether they wish
to be considered at both levels.

Essential Selection Criteria for Level A: PhD ( or submitted) in Computer
Science or Mathematics or a related area or equivalent; strong background
in an area related to language technology, natural language processing or
computational linguistics; good programming skills; ability to present
research results at scientific meetings and to publish in the scientific
literature; good written and interpersonal communication skills.

Additional Essential Selection Criteria for Level B: PhD in a relevant
area; at least three years postdoctoral research experience or equivalent
in the areas of language technology, natural language processing or
computational linguistics; established publication record.

Enquiries: http://www.ics.mq.edu.au/jobs or Professor Robert Dale at
(02) 9850 6331 or rdaleics.mq.edu.au

The position is available on a full-time (fixed-term) basis for a period of
one year, with the possibility of further appointment subject to funding
and satisfactory performance. Probationary conditions may apply.

Selection criteria must be addressed in the application.

Package (Level A): From $49,466 pa, including base salary $44,830 to
$60,634 pa, annual leave loading and 9% employer's superannuation. An
appointee with a PhD will be appointed to a minimum of Point 6 on the
salary scale, currently $56,525 pa.

Package (Level B): From $70,395 pa, including base salary $63,797 to
$75,650 pa, annual leave loading and 9% employer's superannuation.

The appointment is currently governed by the terms of the Macquarie
University Enterprise Agreement 2003-2006. The successful applicant will
subsequently be offered the choice of an Australian Workplace Agreement for
this appointment.

Please visit http://www.jobs.mq.edu.au to apply online.


Address for Applications:

Robert Dale
See http://www.ics.mq.edu.au/jobs/19478/ for application instructions.

Application Deadline: 07-Mar-2006

Contact Information:

Robert Dale
Email: rdaleics.mq.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 9850 6331
Website: http://www.clt.mq.edu.au


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