[Elsnet-list] Job Announcement: Research position at the University of Wolverhampton

Ha, L A Ha.L.A at wlv.ac.uk
Mon Mar 3 18:26:57 CET 2008

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Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow 

in Computer-aided Multiple-Choice Test Item Development

Research Fellow: £25,889 - £28,289 pa

Senior Research Fellow - £35,837 - £41,545 pa

Temporary for 2 years 

The Research Group in Computational Linguistics at the University of Wolverhampton is an internationally recognised centre in Natural Language Processing. A fast-growing team, it provides expertise in a broad variety of NLP areas such as coreference resolution, question answering, document summarisation, information extraction, and multiple-choice question processing. For further information, please visit http://clg.wlv.ac.uk/

We are seeking a Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow to work on the subject of automatic multiple-choice question processing (MCQ) at the Research Group in Computational Linguistics (http://clg.wlv.ac.uk/). The post is available immediately and for a duration of two years. You will play an important part in a growing team of Researchers who work on the subject of automatic MCQ processing (which includes MCQ analysis and generation).

You should possess a PhD in Computational Linguistics / Computer Science or have equivalent experience. You should have knowledge of Natural Language Processing techniques and programming, have a good publication record and familiarity with writing research proposals. Exposure to medical texts, experience in working on industrial projects and developing three-tier applications are also desirable. You should be well-organised, have the ability to meet deadlines and display good self-management. 

Applicants are welcome to contact Dr. Le An Ha (L.A.Ha at wlv.ac.uk) for more information about the project as well as any other informal enquires. Ref A5015

Closing date: 28 March 2007

For more information about this post and for an application pack, go to our website http://www.wlv.ac.uk/pers/jobs.htm

If you do not have internet access contact Personnel Services, University of Wolverhampton, MX Building, Camp Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1AD quoting the job reference. Tel: 01902 321049 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday or e-mail: per at wlv.ac.uk

The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community.

Le An Ha, PhD
Lecturer in Commercial Exploitation of Natural Language Processing
Research Group in Computational Linguistics
Research Institute in Information and Language Processing
University of Wolverhampton
Stafford Street
United Kingdom

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