LINGUIST List 23.4658

Wed Nov 07 2012

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Memphis

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 06-Nov-2012
From: Xiangen Hu <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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University or Organization: University of Memphis Department: Institute for Intelligent Syystems Job Location: Tennessee, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Two postdoctoral positions are now available in the Institute for IntelligentSystems (IIS) at the University of Memphis. Individuals who fill these positionswill help develop the next generation of intelligent tutoring systems that useconversational agents to assist students to learn. The postdoctoral researcherswill be working in a highly interdisciplinary institute collaborating with students,staff, and faculty in several departments, including computer science,psychology, mathematics, engineering, and education. The IIS at the Universityof Memphis has a long tradition of mentoring postdoctoral researchers and has agreat track record of placing them in excellent teaching and research positions.

Basic functions include research, development, implementation and evaluationof advanced learning environments as part of the Office of Naval Research(ONR) STEM Grand Challenge Project. Minimal qualifications are a PhD incomputer science, cognitive science, and/or related areas. Successfulcandidates for software engineering must have R&D experiences in softwaredesign and development. Successful candidates for computational linguisticsmust have R&D experiences in computational linguistics, such as parsers andsemantic analytical tools. Successful candidates for cognitive sciences musthave research experiences in cognitive psychology, artificial intelligence,research design & statistics. Please complete an on-line application at theapplication URL below. For any questions regarding this position,please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Xiangen Hu,

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Xiangen Hu Email:

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