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LINGUIST List 22.1807

Fri Apr 22 2011

Jobs: Greek, Ancient & Comp Ling & NLP: Post Doc, U of Pavia

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        1.     Silvia Luraghi , Greek, Ancient & Computational Linguistics & Natural Language Processing: Post Doc, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy

Message 1: Greek, Ancient & Computational Linguistics & Natural Language Processing: Post Doc, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Date: 21-Apr-2011
From: Silvia Luraghi <luraghiunipv.it>
Subject: Greek, Ancient & Computational Linguistics & Natural Language Processing: Post Doc, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
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University or Organization: University of Pavia
Department: Department of General and Applied Linguistics
Job Location: Pavia, Italy
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Greek, Ancient (grc)

Description:

The Department of General and Applied Linguistics, University of Pavia
invites applications for a full-time, fixed term Research Fellow position on
the project Argument Structure in Texts A Typological and Diachronic
Research [Argumentstruktur in Texten. Typologische und diachrone
Korpusuntersuchungen] funded by the Fritz-Thyssen-Stiftung.

The project aims to compare argument structure in typologically different
languages, and to develop tools for a quantitative analysis of the data
regarding argument structure. It is part of a joint venture with the
University of Erfurt. The part of the project to be developed in Pavia
consists in extending computational resources for Ancient Greek in
collaboration with other existing projects, and carrying out the statistical
evaluation of the data.

The successful candidate should have a PhD. He or she should have
experience with natural language processing techniques and algorithms
(e.g., language modelling, parsing, distributional semantics, corpus
processing, and evaluation) and practical experience with annotation.
Thorough understanding of the Ancient Greek language, as well as basic
knowledge of German and Italian are required. There may also be an
opportunity to collaborate with the Department's staff as teaching
assistant, if this is jointly considered desirable.

The start date will be 01 July 2011, or as soon as possible thereafter. The
post is available for up to three years. The salary for the first year is
16,138.00 Euros.

Informal enquiries about this position should be made to Prof. Silvia
Luraghi at the application email listed below.

The full anouncement and the application form can be downloaded at the
application URL given.

Application Deadline: 24-May-2011

Email Address for Applications: luraghiunipv.it
Web Address for Applications: http://www.unipv.eu/on-line/Home/Ricerca/Assegnidiricerca.html
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Silvia Luraghi
Email: luraghiunipv.it

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