[Elsnet-list] Research Fellow Computational / Corpus Linguistics, University of Nottingham

Rayson, Paul p.rayson at lancaster.ac.uk
Tue Jun 25 13:43:21 CEST 2013


Research Fellow (fixed-term), 2 years, University of Nottingham, UK

Closing date: Tuesday, 16th July 2013

Salary:  £27854 to £36298 per annum, depending on skills and experience,

salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

The Research Fellow will be part of the AHRC-funded project 'CLiC Dickens

characterisation in the representation of speech and body language from

a corpus stylistic perspective' under the direction of Professor Michaela

Mahlberg and Professor Peter Stockwell.

The post will be based in the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics

within the School of English (http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cral).

Candidates should have a first degree (or equivalent) in computer science,

linguistics, language and literature, or other subject as appropriate and

a PhD (or equivalent) in corpus linguistics (with emphasis on


computational linguistics or other subject as appropriate. They should


be able to demonstrate programming experience, experience in the

development of

(interactive) web interfaces and an interest in corpus linguistics and


The project will build on previous research that developed a prototype of

the search program CLiC (Corpus Linguistics in Cheshire). The post holder

will be responsible for the technical development of CLiC, assist


Mahlberg and Professor Stockwell with analytical tasks (with the aim to


co-authored publications), act as main contact for an international

end-user panel and will be

involved in impact activities.

The successful candidate will receive an induction that includes

contributions from the University¹s Web Technologies team.

The interview process will include a short presentation on a task relevant

to the post, and a formal interview.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Michaela Mahlberg

(michaela.mahlberg at nottingham.ac.uk<mailto:michaela.mahlberg at nottingham.ac.uk>)

Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not

be accepted.

For further information please visit


Date for interviews: Wed 24 July 2013

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