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LINGUIST List 20.4077

Sun Nov 29 2009

Jobs: Comp Ling; NLP: Rank Open, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

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        1.    Priyankoo Sarmah, Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing: Rank Open, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea

Message 1: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing: Rank Open, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea
Date: 28-Nov-2009
From: Priyankoo Sarmah <prihufs.ac.kr>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing: Rank Open, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea
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University or Organization: Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Department: Linguistics and Cognitive Science
Job Location: Yongin, Korea, South
Web Address: http://builder.hufs.ac.kr/user/hufsenglish/index.html
Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


Description:

The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at the Hankuk
University of Foreign Studies (Yongin Campus) has an immediate requirement
for a non-tenure track international faculty specializing in Natural
Language Processing. Programming skills in at least one of the following
languages is a strong plus: C, C++, Java, Prolog or Python.
The appointment begins on March 1, 2010. This position is reserved for an
international faculty, hence candidates should have a non-Korean
citizenship. They are required to hold a PhD in linguistics at the time of
application. The candidates are expected to have sufficient proficiency in
the English language to lecture in English. The selected candidate will
teach three linguistics courses (i.e. eight credit hours) related to
his/her specialization (including a graduate-level seminar course).

The salary is based on the university's appointment scale determined by the
candidate's research and teaching experience. For example, the expected
income level for assistant professor will be around 40,000,000 KRW per year
plus housing supported by the university. Additional financial incentives
are available depending on the candidate's academic performance. The
university also provides one-way airplane tickets to Seoul, Korea for the
faculty member and his/her spouse at the commencement of his/her employment.

Successful candidates will sign a contract for one year, which is renewable
on a yearly basis.

Send applications by e-mail to Prof. Priyankoo Sarmah (prihufs.ac.kr) by
December 20th, 2009. Applications should include a CV, a statement of
research/teaching interests, and a publication list.

Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received. Selected
candidates will have an interview and a job talk around the first week of
January. Selected candidates on the short list will be requested to submit
the following items:

1. Four recent photos of less than 3.5 x 4.5 cm
2. Copy of PhD dissertation
3. Copies of recent academic works
4. Official transcripts of BA, MA, and PhD
5. Official documents certifying work experience
6. Copy of the passport information page
7. Copy of the alien registration card (if the applicant has been staying
in Korea)

The Hankuk University of Foreign Studies is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: 20-Dec-2009

Email Address for Applications: prihufs.ac.kr
Contact Information:
Priyankoo Sarmah
Email: prihufs.ac.kr
Phone: 82-31-330-4773
Fax: 82-31-330-4074
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