[Elsnet-list] Job announcement: Senior Research Fellow in Computational Linguistics

Constantin Orasan c.orasan at wlv.ac.uk
Wed Feb 14 12:55:46 CET 2007

                     [apologies for cross posting]

      Senior Research Fellow in Computational Linguistics/Natural 
                          Language Processing

                Applications closing date: 9 March 2007
                            Reference: A4686

    Salary: £29,349 to £39,033* pa (level of appointment dependent 
                   on qualifications and experience) 

We are seeking a Senior Researcher in Computational Linguistics/Natural
Language Processing with an excellent research record as evidenced by
publications in reputable journals. Project experience or links with
industry would be an advantage as would teaching or PhD supervision
experience. Duties include collaborative research and producing first
class research/publications, involvement in grant applications, and some
teaching and student supervision. This appointment is for two years in
the first instance.

Applications should include a completed application form, CV, and
covering letter in which you explain why you have applied for the
position and give details of your research interests/experience and
background. The covering letter should also present a research plan
(about 1,000 words) which you would like to pursue. The interviews are
scheduled to take place in April with the starting date as soon as
possible thereafter.

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof. Ruslan Mitkov
(R.Mitkov at wlv.ac.uk). Applications to be sent to Personnel. If emailed,
please cc to R.Mitkov at wlv.ac.uk 

For an application form, contact:

Personnel Services Department,
University of Wolverhampton, 
Molineux Street,
Wolverhampton WV1 1SB
Phone +44 (0) 1902 321049 (ansaphone), and quoting the reference number.
For hearing impaired candidates our Minicom number is +44 (0) 1902
Email address: per at wlv.ac.uk

The application form can also be downloaded from

* 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. 

Constantin Orasan <C.Orasan at wlv.ac.uk>
Lecturer in Computational Linguistics
Research Group in Computational Linguistics
University of Wolverhampton

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