23.242, Jobs: Mandarin; NLP: Assistant Research Fellow, Academia Sinica

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Subject: 23.242, Jobs: Mandarin; NLP: Assistant Research Fellow, Academia Sinica

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Date: 12-Jan-2012
From: Hsin-Min Wang [peichi at iis.sinica.edu.tw]
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Natural Language Processing: Assistant Research Fellow or Above, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

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Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 10:00:51
From: Hsin-Min Wang [peichi at iis.sinica.edu.tw]
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Natural Language Processing: Assistant Research Fellow or Above, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

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 University or Organization: Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica 
Job Location: Taipei, Taiwan 
Web Address: http://www.iis.sinica.edu.tw/
Job Rank: Assistant Research Fellow or Above  

Specialty Areas: Natural Language Processing

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)


The Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, R.O.C. is 
recruiting junior and senior research fellows (equivalent to the rank from 
assistant professors, associate professors, to full professors) on the areas 
of natural language processing (NLP), in particular, Chinese language 
processing. All candidates for the position should have a Ph.D. degree in 
computer science with specialties in NLP, machine learning or semantic 
processing and with a good research background as well as publication 

Academia Sinica is the highest national academic research institution in 
Taiwan. Led by Dr. Chi-Huey Wong, Academia Sinica conducts research 
on a broad spectrum of subjects in science and humanities. The Institute 
of Information Science (IIS) is committed to high quality basic research in 
computer and information science and engineering. We have a strong 
track record of Chinese NLP, and are considered by many to be a major 
base for research on traditional Chinese. In addition to research funding 
supported by Academia Sinica, external funding through government 
agencies and industry-sponsored institutions is also available.

Full-time research fellows in the Institute have no teaching obligations, 
and are free to pursue their own research directions. The areas of our 
current research include Algorithms and Computation Theory, Parallel 
Computing, Language and Knowledge Processing, Computer Vision and 
Multimedia Technologies, Bioinformatics, Ubiquitous Computing, 
Operating Systems and Networking, and other Internet related research. 
We will also launch a major collaborative research project on Web 
intelligence and social network.

Salary is based on individual qualifications. Additional salary support from 
the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship is available for applicants 
with exceptional qualifications. Senior candidates must demonstrate 
strong leadership, and have an international reputation evidenced by 
publications, patents, industrial practical experience, or other academic 
and scholarly achievements.

All candidates should send detailed curriculum vitae, copies of selected 
publications, a doctoral degree certificate or a letter indicating completion 
of the relevant degree, and at least two letters of recommendation to: 

Fluency in Chinese would be an advantage. For additional information, 
please see http://www.iis.sinica.edu.tw.

Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Dr. Hsin-Min Wang, Deputy Director 
	Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica 
	128 Academia Road, Section 2 
	Nankang 115 
	Taipei, Taiwan  
Email Address for Applications: whm at iis.sinica.edu.tw 
Contact Information:
	Hsin-Min Wang 
	Email: peichi at iis.sinica.edu.tw 
	Phone: 886-2-2788-3799 ext. 1714 
	Fax: 886-2-2782-4814

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