[Elsnet-list] NL position at Cambridge - please post

Ann Copestake Ann.Copestake at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Apr 21 19:12:15 CEST 2008

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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