LINGUIST List 7.295

Mon Feb 26 1996

Jobs: Psycholinguistics, Natural Lg Processing

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  1. Shanley Allen, PhD / postdoc openings - MPI for Psycholinguistics
  2. Luk Alpha, Research Position in Natural Langugae Processing

Message 1: PhD / postdoc openings - MPI for Psycholinguistics

Date: Mon, 26 Feb 1996 14:36:15 PST
From: Shanley Allen <allenmpi.nl>
Subject: PhD / postdoc openings - MPI for Psycholinguistics
The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics has two sets of
positions available for research in the field of First Language
Acquisition.

1. Two PhD positions to study the acquisition of either argument
structure or scope. Payment is regulated according to the scale
of the Max Planck Society (net appr. 2500 DFL per month). Only
Dutch or German citizens can be considered. A completed Master's
degree or equivalent in linguistics, psychology, or a related
field, as well as an interest in language acquisition, are
required. Previous research in argument structure or scope is not
necessary.

2. One postdoctoral or PhD position to study the acquisition of
scope. Payment is regulated according to the scale of the Max
Planck Society (net appr. 2500 DFL per month for PhD position,
net appr. 6000-6500 DFL per month for postdoctoral position). A
completed Master's (or equivalent) or PhD degree in linguistics,
psychology, or a related field, as well as an interest in
language acquisition, are required. Citizenship is open. Previous
research in scope is not necessary.

All positions will be for three years, and will begin as soon as
possible but no later than October 1, 1996.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a description of
previous related studies and research, and the names of two
referees.

Please send applications via regular mail, for arrival by March
31, 1996, to:

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Klein
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Postbox 310
6500 AH Nijmegen
The Netherlands

E-mail inquiries concerning the positions may be made to Prof.
Dr. Klein at: kleinmpi.nl
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Message 2: Research Position in Natural Langugae Processing

Date: Mon, 26 Feb 0100 15:00:29
From: Luk Alpha <Alpha.Lukunifr.ch>
Subject: Research Position in Natural Langugae Processing
Research Position in Natural Langugae Processing
Institut d'Informatique
Universite de Fribourg
Suisse (Switzerland)

The Institute is seeking a researcher to work in an european community research
project in applied computational linguistics. The researcher will participate
in the construction of the French prototype of a language processing system.
The duration of the position is a year. The position is available from 1st
March 1996.

Applicants should have a master degree in Computational Linguisitics or a
bachelor degree in Computer Science or Linguistics, with experience in Natural
Language Processing. Experience with statistical NLP will be an advantage.
Programming experience in C and Prolog under unix environment is required.
In-depth knowledge of the French language and competence in communicating in
English are essential.

Inquiries or applications (including CV) should be sent to
Barbara.Vautheyunifr.ch
or
Alpha.Lukunifr.ch
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