[Elsnet-list] Research positions at City University of Hong Kong: Computational Linguistics

Alex Chengyu Fang acfang at cityu.edu.hk
Thu Jun 14 14:45:32 CEST 2007


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Research positions at City University of Hong Kong: Computational Linguistics
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The Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong,
which offers a highly stimulating working atmosphere and participates in multiple
cutting-edge research projects and partnerships, is looking to employ two researchers:

1. Research scientist in interactive telephony speech recognition

Candidates should have a degree in computational linguistics, computer science, or a
related discipline. Candidates are expected to have a strong interest in NLP and
willingness to work in an interdisciplinary environment. They should have the following
qualifications: experience developing telephony IVR applications, experience working with
Nuance Voice Platform, good programming skills in VXML, JSP and C/C++, and fluency in
English.

2. Post-doctoral computational linguist in machine translation

Candidates should have a PhD degree in computational linguistics, computer science, or a
related discipline. Candidates are expected to have a strong interest in NLP and
willingness to work in an interdisciplinary environment. They should have the following
qualifications: experience developing example-based machine translation systems,
experience developing parallel text corpora, experience developing lexical databases, good
programming skills in Perl and C/C++, and fluency in both Chinese and English.
Demonstrated research and publication track record a plus.

The two positions will be for two years in the first instance with a good opportunity of
renewal. Interested candidates are invited to send their queries (together with a CV) by
email to

Dr Jonathan Webster
Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
City University of Hong Kong
Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon
Hong Kong SAR
ctjjw at cityu.edu.hk



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