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LINGUIST List 18.3275

Wed Nov 07 2007

Jobs: Eng & Comp Ling, Disc Analysis: Rank Open, U Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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        1.    hong yu, English & Computational Linguistics, Discourse Analysis: Rank Open, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA


Message 1: English & Computational Linguistics, Discourse Analysis: Rank Open, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
Date: 06-Nov-2007
From: hong yu <BioNLP-jobuwm.edu>
Subject: English & Computational Linguistics, Discourse Analysis: Rank Open, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
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University or Organization: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Department: Computer Science, Health Sciences
Web Address: http://www4.uwm.edu/chs/faculty/109~faculty.html

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The BioNLP research group headed by Dr. Hong Yu at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee is looking for a number of talented and motivated PhD
students and postdoctoral candidates, and consultants to join the team.

The group's activities include building information systems for biologists
and physicians that allow them to efficiently access information from
heterogeneous databases (e.g., literature, electronic medical records,
images, web, and other types of databases), and developing natural language
processing, information retrieval and extraction, image processing and
question answering techniques.

About University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee:
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a major urban university,
committed to academic excellence, located in the commercial and industrial
hub of Wisconsin. The campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood on
Milwaukee's northeast side, only a few blocks from Lake Michigan.
UW-Milwaukee is one of the two "doctoral cluster" campuses in the 13-campus
University of Wisconsin System, with a student enrollment of approximately
25,000.

About the PhD Position:
Candidates selected for doctoral position will be enrolled under the
Computer Science PhD program, or the Medical Informatics PhD program. The
Computer Science PhD program is offered by the Department of Electrical
Engineering and Computer Science, while the Medical Informatics PhD program
is a multidisciplinary program offered by the College of Health Science,
College of Nursing, School of Business Administration, School of
Information Studies and College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and The Medical College of Wisconsin.
More information can be found at http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/medinf/ .

Requirements:
Candidates for the postdoctoral position should hold a MD, PhD or MD/PhD in
Bioinformatics, Medical Informatics, Computer Science, Computational
Linguistics with a biology background, or a related field; whereas
candidates for the PhD position should hold a MS in any of these fields.
Salary/stipend will be competitive and will depend on the candidate's
research experience. A minimum of a MS degree in Computational Linguistics
is required for a consultant.

How to apply:
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, publication
list, and contact details of 3 referees. To apply, or for more information,
send an email to BioNLP-jobuwm.edu.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: BioNLP-jobuwm.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/medinf/
Contact Information:
BioNLP Job
Email: BioNLP-jobuwm.edu



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