17.097 studentship in computational linguistics at Wolverhampton

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Date: Wed Jun 18 2003 - 01:52:04 EDT

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                    Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 97.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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             Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 06:48:38 +0100
             From: Constantin Orasan <C.Orasan@WLV.AC.UK>
             Subject: RESEARCH STUDENTSHIP IN QUESTION ANSWERING (7,500 per year)

    RESEARCH STUDENTSHIP IN QUESTION ANSWERING (7,500 per year)

    The University of Wolverhampton, School of Humanities, Languages and
    Social Sciences invites applications for a four-year-funded research
    studentship in Computational Linguistics. The successful candidate is
    expected to develop a question answering system for English which
    employs coreference resolution and temporal reasoning. We are looking
    for candidates with a good honours degree in Computational Linguistics,
    Computer Science or Information Sciences, with programming skills and
    some experience in Natural Language Processing.

    Required skills:
    - degree in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science or Information
    Sciences
    - experience with at least one of the following programming languages:
    Java, Perl, C++
    - experience in Natural Language Processing
    - good command of the English language

    Desirable skills:
    - Master's degree in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science or
    Information Sciences
    - experience in question answering, coreference resolution or temporal
    reasoning
    - familiarity with a wide range of programming environments and
    operating systems

    Applications should be sent to

           Constantin Orasan
           School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences
           University of Wolverhampton
           Stafford St.
           Wolverhampton
           WV1 1SB
           United Kingdom
           E-mail: C.Orasan@wlv.ac.uk

    and must include:
    - completed application form (available for download from
    http://clg.wlv.ac.uk/news/studentship2003.php)
    - CV
    - copy of university degree
    - copy of transcript listing all university marks (in English)
    - evidence of postgraduate qualification if applicable
    - a covering letter in which candidates explain why they have applied
    for the studentship, give details of their research
    interests/experience, background, programming skills and an outline of
    any experience in Natural Language Processing or Linguistics.

    Applications should be made both by email and surface mail. The closing
    date for applications is 21st July 2003.

    The short-listed applicants will be interviewed by email and telephone
    in the week beginning 28th July 2003.

    The studentship includes a maintenance grant of 7,500 GBP a year and
    also covers the tuition fees for 4 years.

    The successful candidate is to start the studentship on 1st October
    2003, joining the Research Group in Computational Linguistics
    (http://clg.wlv.ac.uk) at the University of Wolverhampton. She or he
    will be working in a vibrant research environment, engaging in active
    research.

    For further information/queries, please contact
    Constantin Orasan, tel. +44 1902 322 623,
    Email: C.Orasan@wlv.ac.uk

    --
    Constantin Orasan
    Researcher
    Computational Linguistics Group
    University of Wolverhampton
    http://www.wlv.ac.uk/~in6093/
    



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