[Elsnet-list] Job announcement: Professor or Reader in Computational Linguistics

Constantin Orasan c.orasan at wlv.ac.uk
Wed Feb 14 12:56:12 CET 2007


                     [apologies for cross postings]

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        Professor or Reader in Computational Linguistics/Natural
                           Language Processing

                        Reference number: B4553
                   Application deadline: 9 March 2007
          Salary in the range: £36,675 - £46,114 (Reader) or 
                     £47,807 - £53,945* (Professor)
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We are seeking a Professor or Reader (depending on track record and
qualifications) in Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing
with an outstanding research record as evidenced by publications in
leading journals and successful grant applications. Commercial
experience or links with industry would be an advantage as would
teaching experience and experience in mentoring less experienced
researchers. Duties include collaborative research and producing first
class research/publications, grant applications, PhD student/researcher
supervision and teaching. This is a permanent position.

Applications should include a completed application form, CV, and
covering letter explaining your reasons for applying for the position,
including the level of appointment, and giving details of your research
interests/experience and background. You should also give the names of
three referees who can comment on your suitability for appointment at
the appropriate level. The interviews are scheduled to take place in
April, with the starting date as soon as possible thereafter.

For informal enquires, 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
321249.
Email address: per at wlv.ac.uk

The application form can also be downloaded from
http://clg.wlv.ac.uk/jobs/app_form_jobs.pdf

* 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
http://www.wlv.ac.uk/~in6093/
University of Wolverhampton


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