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University Lectureship in Natural Language and Information Processing
Faculty of Computer Science & Technology
Vacancy Reference No: NR03246 Salary: £33,779-£42,791
Applications are invited for one University Lectureship or Senior Lectureship
in the Natural Language and Information Processing Research Group in the
Computer Laboratory. The successful candidate will be expected to take up the
appointment by 1 October 2008 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Candidates should have an outstanding record of research in an area that
overlaps or complements the interests of current members of the Natural
Language and Information Processing Group. Preference will be given to
candidates whose research relates to broad coverage text processing.
Group boundaries are very flexible and the successful candidate will be
expected to contribute to other areas including broader themes such as
`Computing for the Future of the Planet'. The Laboratory provides an
environment in which engagement between theoretical and practical aspects of
Computer Science, and with industry, is encouraged.
The person appointed will be expected to contribute to the teaching of the
M.Phil in Computer Speech, Text and Internet Processing as well as to
undergraduate courses such as Information Retrieval and Natural Language
Processing. An interest in the interplay between teaching, long-term research,
and deployment of new technologies is especially welcome.
Appointments made at University Lecturer level will be for a probationary
period of five years, with appointment to the retiring age thereafter. The
pensionable scale of stipends for a University Lecturer is currently £33,779
to £42,791 a year, and for a University Senior Lecturer is currently £45,397
to £48,161 a year.
Further details of the Department can be found at http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Simone Teufel, email
simone.teufel at cl.cam.ac.uk
Applications should be sent by 12 noon on Friday 30 May 2008 to The Secretary
of the Appointments Committee, Computer Laboratory, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue,
Cambridge, CB3 0FD or by e-mail (with documents in PDF format) to
personnel-admin at cl.cam.ac.uk and should include
- a Curriculum Vitae (resume)
- a list of publications
- a one page statement of research interests and future plans
- a completed application form PD18 (parts I and III only) including the names
and e-mail addresses of 3 referees available from http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/of
Interview date: 8 July 2008.
Closing date: 30 May 2008.
The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible
to live and work in the UK.
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