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LINGUIST List 19.3904

Fri Dec 19 2008

Support: Hindi;Urdu & Comp Ling: PhD Student, U Colorado, Boulder

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        1.    Bhuvana Narasimhan, Hindi;Urdu & Computational Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA


Message 1: Hindi;Urdu & Computational Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
Date: 18-Dec-2008
From: Bhuvana Narasimhan <Bhuvana.Narasimhancolorado.edu>
Subject: Hindi;Urdu & Computational Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
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Institution/Organization: University of Colorado, Boulder
Department: Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.colorado.edu/linguistics/

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Project Work

Job Rank: PhD

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Hindi (hin)
                            Urdu (urd)

Description:

3-year PhD position available in Computational Linguistics at the Department of
Linguistics, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Start date: June or September, 2009

The ideal candidate will have a Master's (or equivalent) degree in Computer
Science or Linguistics with native speaker fluency in Hindi/Urdu. Experience in
corpus linguistics desirable. The position entails working on creating a Hindi
Proposition Bank by tagging predicate-argument structures in a Hindi TreeBank
with sense tags and argument labels based on lexicon entries with
predicate-argument structure information (for publications relating to Propbank,
see: http://verbs.colorado.edu/~mpalmer/publications.html). More information
about the department can be found at: http://www.colorado.edu/linguistics/.

Interested candidates are invited to send a statement of research interests,
curriculum vitae, and three references (preferably by email) to the application
address/email addresses listed below.

Email: linguistcolorado.edu, Martha.Palmercolorado.edu,
Bhuvana.Narasimhancolorado.edu

Applications Deadline: 15-Feb-2009

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Martha Palmer, Bhuvana Narasimhan
        Department of Linguistics, Hellems 290, 295 UCB
        University of Colorado
        Boulder CO 80309-0295
        USA

Contact Information:
        Prof. Martha Palmer
        Martha.Palmercolorado.edu
        Main office phone: (303) 492-8456
        Facsimile: (303) 492-4416


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