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LINGUIST List 17.660

Thu Mar 02 2006

Jobs: Comp Ling: Research Fellow, U of Melbourne

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        1.    Timothy Baldwin, Computational Linguistics: Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia


Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia
Date: 01-Mar-2006
From: Timothy Baldwin <timcsse.unimelb.edu.au>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia


University or Organization: University of Melbourne
Department: Computer Science and Software Engineering
Job Rank: Research Fellow in Language Technology
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

Title: Research Fellow grade 1
Position No: G0006621
Dept: Computer Science and Software Engineering
Salary: AUD $43,442 - AUD $58,952 p.a
Term: 12 months full time in the first instance, with the possibility of a 12
month extension

Position Summary:
This position is within the Language Technology group
(http://lt.csse.unimelb.edu.au/), with sponsorship from the Australian
Research Council. Under the supervision of Dr Timothy Baldwin, the
appointee will work on the applications of language technology to user
forum-based web data, and work specifically on the design and development
of language understanding and information extraction methods for web
applications.

Selection Criteria:
Essential:
- Postgraduate qualifications/training and research/publication track
record in language technology.
- Strong background in statistical natural language processing.
- Well-developed and demonstrable programming skills.
- Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and excellent time
management skills.
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a research team.
- Well-developed problem solving skills.

Desirable:
- Experience in a Computer Science research environment
- PhD in language technology/computational linguistics
- Expertise in information extraction and/or deep linguistic processing

For informal enquiries contact Timothy Baldwin
(timcsse.unimelb.edu.au). Further particulars for this position can be
found at: http://www.hr.unimelb.edu.au/pds/G0006621.pdf

The closing date for applications is 30 April 2006. Applicants must
complete an 'Application Cover Sheet' found at:

http://www.hr.unimelb.edu.au/jobs/appcoversheet.rtf

Applications must address the selection criteria, quote the position number
and include the contact details of three referees. Applications can be
forwarded to one of:

Email: hr-applicationsunimelb.edu.au
Fax: +61 3 8344 6080
Mail: Vice-Principal (Human Resources),
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010
Australia


Address for Applications

Vice-Principal (HR)
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010
Australia

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2006

Contact Information:

Dr Timothy Baldwin
Email: timcsse.unimelb.edu.au
Phone: +61-3-8344-1363


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