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LINGUIST List 19.1209

Wed Apr 09 2008

Jobs: Natural Lang & Information Processing: Lecturer, U Cambridge

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        1.    Megan Sammons, Natural Language & Information Processing: Lecturer, The University of Cambridge, United Kingdom


Message 1: Natural Language & Information Processing: Lecturer, The University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Date: 09-Apr-2008
From: Megan Sammons <megan.sammonscl.cam.ac.uk>
Subject: Natural Language & Information Processing: Lecturer, The University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: The University of Cambridge
Department: Faculty of Computer Science and Technology
Job Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language & Information Processing


Description:

Applications are invited for one University Lectureship or Senior
Lectureship in the Natural Language and Information Processing Research
Group in the Computer Laboratory. The successful candidate will be expected
to take up the appointment by 1 October 2008 or as soon as possible
thereafter.

Candidates should have an outstanding record of research in an area that
overlaps or complements the interests of current members of the Natural
Language and Information Processing Group. Preference will be given to
candidates whose research relates to broad coverage text processing.

Group boundaries are very flexible and the successful candidate will be
expected to contribute to other areas including broader themes such as
'Computing for the Future of the Planet.' The Laboratory provides an
environment in which engagement between theoretical and practical aspects
of Computer Science, and with industry, is encouraged.

The person appointed will be expected to contribute to the teaching of the
M.Phil in Computer Speech, Text and Internet Processing as well as to
undergraduate courses such as Information Retrieval and Natural Language
Processing. An interest in the interplay between teaching, long-term
research, and deployment of new technologies is especially welcome.

Appointments made at University Lecturer level will be for a probationary
period of five years, with appointment to the retiring age thereafter. The
pensionable scale of stipends for a University Lecturer is currently 33,779
to 42,791 a year, and for a University Senior Lecturer is currently 45,397
to 48,161 a year.

Further details of the Department can be found at the website listed above.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Simone Teufel.

Applications should be sent by 12 noon on Friday 30 May 2008 to The
Secretary of the Appointments Committee or by e-mail (with documents in PDF
format) and should include:

a Curriculum Vitae (resume)
a list of publications
a one page statement of research interests and future plans
a completed application form PD18 (parts I and III only) including the
names and e-mail addresses of 3 referees available from
http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/personnel/forms/pd18/
Interview date: 8 July 2008.

Quote Reference: NR03246

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

Application Deadline: 30-May-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
The Secretary to the Appointments Committee
15 JJ Thomson Avenue
Cambridge CB3 0FD
United Kingdom
Email Address for Applications: personnel-admincl.cam.ac.uk
Contact Information:
Dr Simone Teufel
Email: simone.teufelcl.cam.ac.uk




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