[Elsnet-list] Academic Positions in Addis Ababa

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Mon Feb 11 16:46:14 CET 2008


VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Addis Ababa University invites applications to fill academic
positions in its IT PhD and Masters programs. Teaching staff
positions include openings in Language Technology and Information
Retrieval tracks. Applicants who are able to teach any two of the
courses under each track below, conduct and supervise student
research at PhD level are invited to apply.

a. Language Technology Track
* Natural Language Processing
* Machine Translation
* Statistical Methods in Language Technology
* Linguistic Fundamentals for Language Technology
* Speech Processing and Technology

b. Information Retrieval Track
* Agent-Based Information Retrieval
* Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
* Multimedia Information Retrieval
* Intelligent Information Systems
* Text Data Mining

Number of positions: two for each track

Rank: Associate Professor or above

Terms of employment: Fulltime (Adjunct professorship positions
are also available)

Qualification: Applicants should have earned PhD and be energetic
researchers with demonstrable potential for achievement in
research and teaching.

Duties and Responsibilities: The post holders are expected to
teach, guide PhD student research, prepare teaching material,
participate in conferences and symposia, supervise projects and
lab works, provide consultancy services, undertake independent
research, establish research programs in collaboration with
fellow faculty members and any other duty as assigned by the
University Management.

Place of work: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the land of Lucy - the
oldest hominoid ever found, with rich historical places to
discover.

Salary and benefit: Competitive with attractive benefit package
and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Funding for
research activities is available.

Application deadline: February 15, 2008 and remains open until
filled.

Applications may be sent to:
	Language Technology and Information Retrieval Tracks
IT PhD Program
Addis Ababa University
P.O.Box 1176
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

For informal enquiries, contact Dr. Nega Alemayehu at
nega.alemayehu at gstit.edu.et

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