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LINGUIST List 18.3540

Tue Nov 27 2007

Support: Computational Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Sheffield

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Message 1: Computational Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Date: 26-Nov-2007
From: Yorick Wilks <yorickdcs.shef.ac.uk>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Institution/Organization: University of Sheffield
Department: Computer Science
Web Address: http://www.nlp.shef.ac.uk

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Job Rank: PhD

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics
Dialogue Modeling, Machine Learning

Description:

Research Assistant in Dialogue Systems and Machine Learning
Department of Computer Science
Ref No - R05797
Closing Date: 4th December, 2007
Salary: £21,682 - £24,403 per annum

You will assist in developing and testing programs for a computer dialogue
system that underlies a speech and graphics interface for an artificial
companion. Applicants will work as part of a team and be able to carry out the
implementation of algorithms and software designed by senior researchers and
academics. Applicants must have a good first degree or have equivalent relevant
experience. Experience in programming (preferably in Java) as well as some
experience of Machine Learning (preferably in dialogue modeling), sentiment
analysis or cognitive modeling is also essential. The post can be held part time
for anyone studying for a Sheffield PhD. This post is available immediately and
is for an initial year, extensible to three years.

NB: In addition to this, U Sheffield has another research position available
that you may be interested in. Please see:
http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-3531.html

Applications Deadline: 04-Dec-2007

Web Address for Applications: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs/research.html

Contact Information:
        Professor Yorick Wilks
        yorickdcs..shef.ac.uk




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