[Elsnet-list] Post-doctoral Researcher in Natural Language
alk23 at cam.ac.uk
Mon Jan 25 19:16:42 CET 2010
Research Associate in Natural Language Processing
RCEAL, University of Cambridge, UK
Applications are invited for a post-doctoral Research Associate position
on the 'PANACEA' project, funded by the EC 7th Framework Programme. This
project will design and implement novel techniques for the acquisition
of language resources from corpora and demonstrate their usefulness for
natural language processing applications.
The Research Associate will be responsible for developing models for
automatic acquisition of lexical information from texts and applying
these models to construct large lexical resources from corpora. The
position is suitable for a candidate with a PhD in natural language
processing, computer science or a related discipline. The successful
applicant will have strong programming skills and experience with
natural language processing techniques and machine learning. Previous
experience with parsing, automatic lexical acquisition, and large-scale
data processing is desired.
Informal enquiries can be made to Anna Korhonen (alk23 at cam.ac.uk
<mailto:alk23 at cam.ac.uk>).
Applicants should send a full CV, including a list of publications, a
description of previous research experience, names of TWO referees, and
a completed form PD18
<http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/pd18/> Parts I and III
<http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/personnel/forms/pd18/> to Anna
Korhonen by email (alk23 at cam.ac.uk <mailto:alk23 at cam.ac.uk>) by the
Salary scale: £27,183-£35,469
Duration: The funds for this post are available from 1 April 2010 until
30 September 2012
Closing date: 21 February 2010
Planned Interview dates: First week of March 2010.
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