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LINGUIST List 24.1998

Thu May 09 2013

Support: Computational Linguistics, Semantics, Syntax: PhD Student, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <brentlinguistlist.org>

Date: 08-May-2013
From: Matthew Purver <m.purverqmul.ac.uk>
Subject: Computational Linguistics, Semantics, Syntax: PhD Student, Queen Mary University of London, UK
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Institution/Organization: Queen Mary University of London
Department: Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Web Address: http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax


Description:

Applications are invited for a PhD Studentship starting in September 2013 to
undertake research in the emerging field of compositional distributional
semantics.

The student will be based in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer
Science (www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk) at Queen Mary, University of London, and will be
a member of both the Theoretical Computer Science
(http://theory.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/) and Cognitive Science Groups
(http://cogsci.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/) which have world-leading reputations for
fundamental theoretical work and artificial intelligence, with practical
impact in creating robust reliable software (http://monoidics.com/) and
analysing social media (http://chatterbox.co/).

This studentship, funded by a Queen Mary EPSRC Doctoral Training Account and
an EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellowship is for 3.5 years and will cover
student fees and a tax-free stipend starting at £15,590 per annum. Applicants
must be UK nationals or residents. Candidates should have a first class
honours degree or equivalent, or a strong Masters Degree, in Computer Science
or a related field, preferably with some experience in linear algebra,
programming, and/or computational linguistics, and logic. Full details of the
topic, studentship conditions and application procedure can be found here:

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AGM011/phd-studentship/

Please contact Dr Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh eecs.qmul.ac.uk> or
Dr Matthew Purver eecs.qmul.ac.uk> if you would like to know
more, or have any queries about how to apply.


Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://www.qmul.ac.uk/courses/courses.php?course_id=244&dept_id=4&pgcourses=1&course_level=1

Contact Information:
Dr Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh
Mehrnoosh.Sadrzadeheecs.qmul.ac.uk
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