[Elsnet-list] Two Lectureship Vacancies at Edinburgh (fixed text)
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Two lectureships in Statistical Natural Language Processing and Speech
Technology at Edinburgh.
Lectureship in Statistical Natural Language Processing
School of Informatics
The successful candidate will be highly-qualified and have expertise
in statistical natural language processing, in one or more of the
following areas: statistical parsing, interpretation, or generation,
multimodal processing, machine learning for NLP, statistical machine
translation, information retrieval/extraction, or language resources.
A track record of research in semantics or discourse, or an interest
in how human models of language processing can inform language
engineering would also be an advantage. You should demonstrate a
world-class research record and both interest and ability in
Informal enquiries to Professor Johanna Moore (J.Moore at ed.ac.uk),
tel. +44-131 651 1336 or Professor Mark Steedman (steedman at inf.ed.ac.uk),
tel. +44-131 650 4631. For further information about this role, and
application procedure please go to
The appointment is permanent, salary scale: £ 22954 - £ 34838
Closing date for applications: 30th July 2004.
Lectureship in Speech Technology
Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics /
Centre for Speech Technology Research
Following the appointment of Simon King to an EPSRC Advanced
Fellowship at Edinburgh, applications are invited for a fixed term
Lectureship in Speech Technology in the Centre for Speech Technology
Research (CSTR). The successful applicant will be highly qualified,
have expertise in spoken language processing, particularly speech
recognition, speech synthesis or speech signal processing, and will
demonstrate an excellent research record as well as interest and
ability in teaching. He or she will be expected to develop and
participate in research activities at CSTR, which is a collaborative
activity of the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
(TAAL) and the School of Informatics.
Informal enquiries to Steve Renals, Director of CSTR
(s.renals at ed.ac.uk, tel: +44 131 650 4589) or Ellen Gurman Bard, Head
of TAAL (ellen at ling.ed.ac.uk, tel: +44 131 650 3951). For further
information about this role, and application procedure please go to:
The appointment is tenable from 1 January 2005 for a fixed term of
five years, salary scale: £ 22,954 - £ 34,838.
Presentations and interviews will be held on 7th and 8th September
Closing date for applications: 31st July 2004.
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