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LINGUIST List 18.511

Thu Feb 15 2007

Jobs: Computational Ling: Senior Research Fellow, U of Wolverhampton

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        1.    Constantin Orasan, Computational Linguistics: Senior Research Fellow, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Senior Research Fellow, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Date: 15-Feb-2007
From: Constantin Orasan <c.orasanwlv.ac.uk>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Senior Research Fellow, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

University or Organization: University of Wolverhampton
Department: Reseach Group in Computational Linguistics
Web Address: http://clg.wlv.ac.uk
Job Rank: Senior Research Fellow
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


We are seeking a Senior Researcher in Computational Linguistics/Natural
Language Processing with an excellent research record as evidenced by
publications in reputable journals. Project experience or links with
industry would be an advantage as would teaching or PhD supervision
experience. Duties include collaborative research and producing first class
research/publications, involvement in grant applications, and some teaching
and student supervision. This appointment is for two years in the first

Applications should include a completed application form, CV, and covering
letter in which you explain why you have applied for the position and give
details of your research interests/experience and background. The covering
letter should also present a research plan (about 1,000 words) which you
would like to pursue. The interviews are scheduled to take place in April
with the starting date as soon as possible thereafter.

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof. Ruslan Mitkov (R.Mitkovwlv.ac.uk).
Applications to be sent to Personnel. If emailed, please cc R.Mitkovwlv.ac.uk.
For an application form, contact Personnel Services Department at the
address below. Phone +44 (0) 1902 321049 (ansaphone), quoting the reference
number. For hearing impaired candidates our Minicom number is +44 (0) 1902
321249. Email address: perwlv.ac.uk.

The application form can also be downloaded from

Salary: £29,349 to £39,033 pa (level of appointment dependent on
qualifications and experience). In line with the University pay
modernisation programme, salaries may be subject to review.

Established by Prof. Mitkov in 1997, the Research Group in Computational
Linguistics (http://clg.wlv.ac.uk) is a highly successful one, delivering
cutting-edge research in a number of NLP areas such as anaphora resolution,
automatic summarisation, question answering, lexical knowledge acquisition,
text categorisation, named entity recognition, information extraction,
corpus construction and annotation, automatic terminology processing,
multilingual processing, and multiple-choice question generation. To a
large extent, this research has been undertaken in projects funded by major
UK funding bodies and commercial partners.

Address for Applications:
Personnel Services Department
Molineux Street
University of Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton WV1 1SB
United Kingdom

Application Deadline: 09-Mar-2007

Contact Information:
Prof. Ruslan Mitkov
Email: R.Mitkovwlv.ac.uk
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