[Elsnet-list] Post-doctoral Researcher in Natural Language Processing

Anna Korhonen 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 
(downloadable from 
<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 
closing date.

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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