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Mon Jan 6 2003

Jobs: NLP: Research Fellow, Macquarie Univ, Australia

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  1. rdale, Jobs: NLP: Research Fellow, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia

Message 1: Jobs: NLP: Research Fellow, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia

Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2003 14:00:24 +0000
From: rdale <>
Subject: Jobs: NLP: Research Fellow, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia

University or Organization: Macquarie University
Department: Centre for Language Technology (CLT)
Rank of Job: Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Natural Language Processing


Research Fellow in Language Technology

Ref. 19478

The appointee will work in Macquarie University's Centre for Language
Technology (CLT) on a project funded by the Capital Markets
Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC) focussing on the use of
information extraction techniques applied to documents in the
financial domain. Duties include background research and data
analysis, system design and implementation, and interaction with
clients and other parties in the CRC. The position is at either Level
B (Research Fellow) or Level C (Senior Research Fellow). Applicants
should indicate the level at which they are applying or whether they
wish to be considered for both levels.

Essential Criteria at Level B: PhD in natural language processing or
equivalent; demonstrable current research experience and research
output in the area of natural language processing; software
engineering skills; excellent communication skills; ability to work
independently and as a member of a team.

Desirable Criteria: Experience undertaking independent research; solid
background in natural language processing with emphasis on information
extraction; and experience in building NLP software.

Additional Essential Criteria for Level C: Evidence of significant
research ability (as demonstrated by publications and other relevant
activities); experience in building significant practical NLP

Enquiries: Professor Robert Dale, Director CLT on +61 2 9850 6331 or

For details about CLT see

Application Package: or Cathy Wright on phone
+61 2 9850 9506 or e-mail Selection criteria
must be addressed in the application.

The position is available on a full-time (fixed term) basis for a
period of 12 months with the possibility of further appointment
subject to funding and performance. Probationary conditions may apply.

Salary Range: Level B - A$61,394 to A$72,801 pa including base salary
A$55,640 to A$65,978 pa, 9% employer's superannuation and annual leave

Level C - A$75,083 to A$86,492 pa including base salary A$68,046 to
A$78,386 pa, 9% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.

Applications, including full curriculum vitae, quoting the reference
number, visa status, and the names and addresses (including postal
and/or e-mail address) of three referees should be forwarded to the
Recruitment Manager, Personnel Office, Macquarie University, NSW 2109
by 10 January 2003. Applications will not be acknowledged unless
specifically requested.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Recruitment Manager
	Personnel Office
	Macquarie University
	Sydney, NSW 2109
	Applications are due by 10-Jan-2003

Contact Information:
	Professor Robert Dale.
	Tel: +61 2 9850 6331
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