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LINGUIST List 24.3840

Tue Oct 01 2013

Jobs: Cog Sci; Comp Ling; Disc Analysis; Text/Corpus Ling: Post Doc, Illinois Institute of Technology

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

Date: 30-Sep-2013
From: Shlomo Argamon <argamoniit.edu>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, Illinois Institute of Technology, Illinois, USA
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University or Organization: Illinois Institute of Technology
Department: Department of Computer Science
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://lingcog.iit.edu
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Text/Corpus Linguistics


The Linguistic Cognition Laboratory at the Illinois Institute of Technology has an opening for a postdoctoral researcher (full-time) in natural language processing. The position is for work on a federally funded project on computational analysis of discourse structure and metaphor and their relationships to cognitive style and ideology. The ideal candidate will have expertise in several of the following areas: natural language processing, semantic text analysis, computational stylistics, discourse analysis, statistical parsing, social network analysis, and machine learning.

Candidates should have a PhD in computer science, computational linguistics, cognitive science, or a related discipline and must be US citizens. The position will start as soon as it is filled, pending confirmation of funding. The initial term of the position will be for 12 months, potentially renewable to a total of 36 months depending on performance and continued funding. Salary will be commensurate with experience and expertise.

Interested candidates should contact Prof. Argamon directly with a (PDF) CV, a statement of interest, and the names of three referees. Start date is as soon as possible, pending funding.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: argamoniit.edu
Contact Information:
Professor Shlomo Argamon
Email: argamoniit.edu

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