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LINGUIST List 23.4658

Wed Nov 07 2012

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Memphis

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 06-Nov-2012
From: Xiangen Hu <xhumemphis.edu>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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University or Organization: University of Memphis
Department: Institute for Intelligent Syystems
Job Location: Tennessee, USA
Web Address: http://www.memphis.edu/iis
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

Two postdoctoral positions are now available in the Institute for Intelligent
Systems (IIS) at the University of Memphis. Individuals who fill these positions
will help develop the next generation of intelligent tutoring systems that use
conversational agents to assist students to learn. The postdoctoral researchers
will be working in a highly interdisciplinary institute collaborating with students,
staff, and faculty in several departments, including computer science,
psychology, mathematics, engineering, and education. The IIS at the University
of Memphis has a long tradition of mentoring postdoctoral researchers and has a
great track record of placing them in excellent teaching and research positions.

Basic functions include research, development, implementation and evaluation
of advanced learning environments as part of the Office of Naval Research
(ONR) STEM Grand Challenge Project. Minimal qualifications are a PhD in
computer science, cognitive science, and/or related areas. Successful
candidates for software engineering must have R&D experiences in software
design and development. Successful candidates for computational linguistics
must have R&D experiences in computational linguistics, such as parsers and
semantic analytical tools. Successful candidates for cognitive sciences must
have research experiences in cognitive psychology, artificial intelligence,
research design & statistics. Please complete an on-line application at the
application URL below. For any questions regarding this position,
please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Xiangen Hu,
xhumemphis.edu, or Dr. Art Graesser, graessermemphis.edu.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://workforum.memphis.edu
Contact Information:
Xiangen Hu
Email: xhumemphis.edu

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