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Sun Aug 11 2002

Jobs: Chinese & Mandarin Comp Ling: PostDoc, Taiwan

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Message 1: Jobs: Chinese & Mandarin Computational Ling: PostDoc, Taiwan

Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2002 12:51:15 +0000
From: churen <churensinica.edu.tw>
Subject: Jobs: Chinese & Mandarin Computational Ling: PostDoc, Taiwan


University or Organization: Academia Sinica
Rank of Job: Post Doc
Specialty Areas Required: Computational Linguistics, Text/Corpus
Linguistics, Lexical Semantics
Required Language(s):Chinese, Mandarin (Code = CHN)

Description:

Non-Tenure Track Research Positions (Computational Linguistics or
Corpus Linguistics)
Academia Sinica,
Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Research Areas:	I. Chinese WordNet and Bilingual (Chinese-English) WordNet, OR
 II. Chinese Lexical Semantics, OR
 III. Language Archives

Highlights: In addition to research projects, a successful applicant
can expect to participate in the following important academic
activities 1) An international PhD program in computational
linguistics and Chinese Language Processing, expected to start in
2003/4, and 2) Leading components of one or more of the following
projects: a. Construction of Chinese WordNet, b. Building of various
language resources and development of standard in conjunction with
OLAC and ISLE. c. Inter-disciplinary of Sense and Sense-ability
(including linguistics, computational, psychological, and neurological
approaches).

Background: The CKIP group has produced the first tagged and balanced
Chinese corpus (the 5 million word Sinica Corpus), one of the first
Chinese Treebanks (The Sinica Treebank). We are also the local
organizers of COLING2002.
		
2. Past post-doctoral fellows received their doctorates from research
universities in France, the Great Britain, Germany, Taiwan, and
U.S. We have also worked with visiting students from Canada, Germany,
and Ireland.
	
Qualifications: 

1. Ph.D. in Linguistics or Computer Science by the commencement of
fellowship.
2. Research experience in Corpus Linguistics and Computational
Linguistics is preferred.
3. Ability to lead sub-projects a plus.
4. Fluency in Mandarin Chinese highly recommended.

Openings: 1 or more (pending on approval from Academia Sinica)

Term: January 2003-December 2004
(satisfactory first year performance a pre-requisite for second year
continuation; further renewal possible pending budgetary approval and
performance)

Starting Salary: roughly U.S. $21,600/year

Application:
I. By August, 2002: Email (1) cover letter (2) C.V. (including list
of publications), and (3) short statement (2-5 pp.) on research
interests and proposed research areas
TO: churensinica.edu.tw 
OR Fax to Chu-Ren Huang at 886-2-2785-6622

II. BY August 26, 2001 [If Short-listed]
Send (1), (2), (3) research proposal (5,000-6,000 words), (4)
published work (including thesis), (5) proof of a valid doctorate
(received or expected date), (6)application form, and (7) three
letters of recommendation,

 TO: Professor Chu-Ren Huang				
 Institute of Linguistics				
	 Academia Sinica
 Nankang, Taipei			
 Taiwan 115	
[Or hand-deliver at COLING2002 site.]

Further Information:

Bylaws governing AS post-doctoral fellow application, and various
forms http://www.sinica.edu.tw/as/intro/advisory.html

In particular, English application form
 http://www.sinica.edu.tw/as/law/advisory/post-doc-app-e.html

Project Website (in Chinese)
http://corpus.ling.sinica.edu.tw/project/LanguageArchive/

CKIP homepage http://godel.iis.sinica.edu.tw/CKIP/

COLING2002 homepage http://coling2002.sinica.edu.tw/

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Professor Chu-Ren Huang
	Linguistics
	Academia Sinica
	Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica
	130 Academy Road
	Nankang, Taipei, 11529
	Taiwan 
	Applications are due by August 19, 2002


Contact Information:
	Professor Chu-Ren Huang.
	Email: churensinica.edu.tw
	Website: http://www.ling.sinica.edu.tw
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