LINGUIST List 13.2067

Sun Aug 11 2002

Jobs: Chinese & Mandarin Comp Ling: PostDoc, Taiwan

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  1. churen, Jobs: Chinese & Mandarin Computational Ling: PostDoc, Taiwan

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

Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2002 12:51:15 +0000
From: churen <>
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)


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

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.

1. Ph.D. in Linguistics or Computer Science by the commencement of
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

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

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
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

In particular, English application form

Project Website (in Chinese)

CKIP homepage

COLING2002 homepage

Address for Applications:

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

Contact Information:
	Professor Chu-Ren Huang.
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