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LINGUIST List 18.510

Thu Feb 15 2007

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Professor / Reader, U of Wolverhampton

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        1.    Constantin Orasan, Computational Linguistics: Professor or Reader, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom


Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Professor or Reader, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Date: 15-Feb-2007
From: Constantin Orasan <c.orasanwlv.ac.uk>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Professor or Reader, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom


University or Organization: University of Wolverhampton
Department: Reseach Group in Computational Linguistics
Web Address: http://clg.wlv.ac.uk
Job Rank: Professor or Reader
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Description:

We are seeking a Professor or Reader (depending on track record and
qualifications) in Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing
with an outstanding research record as evidenced by publications in leading
journals and successful grant applications. Commercial experience or links
with industry would be an advantage as would teaching experience and
experience in mentoring less experienced researchers. Duties include
collaborative research and producing first class research/publications,
grant applications, PhD student/researcher supervision and teaching. This
is a permanent position.

Applications should include a completed application form, CV, and covering
letter explaining your reasons for applying for the position, including the
level of appointment, and giving details of your research interests/experience
and background. You should also give the names of three referees who can
comment on your suitability for appointment at the appropriate level. The
interviews are scheduled to take place in April, with the starting date as soon
as possible thereafter.

For informal enquires, please contact Prof. Ruslan Mitkov (R.Mitkovwlv.ac.uk).
Applications to be sent to Personnel. If emailed, please cc R.Mitkovwlv.ac.uk.
For an application form, contact Personnel Services Department at the address
below. Phone +44 (0) 1902 321049 (ansaphone), quoting the reference number. For
hearing impaired candidates our Minicom number is +44 (0) 1902 321249. Email
address: perwlv.ac.uk.

The application form can also be downloaded from
http://clg.wlv.ac.uk/jobs/app_form_jobs.pdf

Salary in the range: £36,675 - £46,114 (Reader) or £47,807 - £53,945
(Professor). In line with the University pay modernisation programme,
salaries may be subject to review.

Established by Prof. Mitkov in 1997, the Research Group in Computational
Linguistics (http://clg.wlv.ac.uk) is a highly successful one, delivering
cutting-edge research in a number of NLP areas such as anaphora resolution,
automatic summarisation, question answering, lexical knowledge acquisition,
text categorisation, named entity recognition, information extraction,
corpus construction and annotation, automatic terminology processing,
multilingual processing, and multiple-choice question generation. To a
large extent, this research has been undertaken in projects funded by major
UK funding bodies and commercial partners.

Address for Applications:
Personnel Services Department
Molineux Street
University of Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton WV1 1SB
United Kingdom

Application Deadline: 09-Mar-2007

Contact Information:
Prof. Ruslan Mitkov
Email: R.Mitkovwlv.ac.uk
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