[Elsnet-list] post announcement

leo.wanner at upf.edu leo.wanner at upf.edu
Thu May 11 20:14:34 CEST 2006


Hello,

Could you, please, publish the following two post announcements for me?

Thank you  very much in advance!

Best regards,

Leo Wanner

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The NLP-group at the Technology Department of the University Pompeu Fabra,
Barcelona offers a Postdoc position in the area of Computational Linguistics /
Natural Language Processing. We are looking for a researcher, ideally with
the following competences:

?     Research experience particularly in text summarization or multilingual 
	text generation

?     Familiarity with dependency based language models

?     Fluency in at least three of the following languages: Arabic,
	Catalan, English, Finnish, French, German, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese 
	Spanish, and Urdu

?     Excellent programming skills in particular in Java, C, or Python.

?     Experience in international research projects

The researcher will join a growing interdisciplinary NLP-team.
Depending on his/her competence and interests, he/she will
specialize in problems of summarization of technical documentation,
selected problems in multimodal, multilingual document generation,
or development oflinguistic resources.

The initial funding is foreeseen for two years. The salary is
dependent on the knowledge and experience of the researcher. It is intended
to continue to apply for further money from national and European funds, so
that longer contract periods are possible. 

For further information, please, see http://www.recerca.upf.edu/taln/index.htm
and contact Leo Wanner (leo.wanner at upf.edu).

Interested parties are asked to send the usual information including a CV to 
leo.wanner at upf.edu.

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The NLP-group at the Technology Department of the University Pompeu Fabra,
Barcelona offers a PhD fellowship to a qualified and motivated graduate
student to pursue research in the areas of Technical Text Summarization,
Natural Language Generation, or Computational Lexicography.

The ambitious PhD program of the University Pompeu Fabra includes classes 
and common research activities for all PhD students. The stipend amounts to 
about 12000?/year for four years, renewable each year. Further general information
is available at http://www.upf.edu/dtecn/.

The applicant should hold (or be about to finish) a Master degree with excellent
results in Computational Linguistics (or neighbour areas such as
Formal Linguistics or Computer Science, with application to NLP).

?     The candidate should have some experience in the development of electronic
	grammars, in particular in the syntax-semantic fields and/or in knowledge
	representation.

?     He or she should be familiar with dependency approaches to language.

?     He or she should have good programming skills and some experience in project
	development and handling of large scale corpora and dictionaries.

?     The student is expected to participate in our ongoing European research
	projects in Natural Language Processing. 

If you are interested, please, contact Leo Wanner as soon as possible, sending the
usual information including a CV to Leo Wanner (leo.wanner at upf.edu).

The complete application must be handed in by May 31 2006.



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