Job: Senior Research Fellow in Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at LIPN.UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Wed Mar 7 08:51:39 UTC 2007

Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2007 19:41:15 +0000
From: Ruslan Mitkov <R.Mitkov at>
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[Apologies for cross posting]

     Senior Research Fellow in Computational Linguistics/Natural
                         Language Processing

           *** Applications closing date: 16 March 2007***
                           Reference: A4686

     Salary: 29,349 to 39,033* pa (level of appointment dependent
                  on qualifications and experience)

We are seeking a Senior Researcher in Computational
Linguistics/Natural Language Processing with an excellent research
record as evidenced by publications in reputable journals. Project
experience or links with industry would be an advantage as would
teaching or PhD supervision experience. Duties include collaborative
research and producing first class research/publications, involvement
in grant applications, and some teaching and student supervision. This
appointment is for two years in the first instance.

Applications should include a completed application form, CV, and
covering letter in which you explain why you have applied for the
position and give details of your research interests/experience and
background. The covering letter should also present a research plan
(about 1,000 words) which you would like to pursue. The interviews are
scheduled to take place in April with the starting date as soon as
possible thereafter.

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof. Ruslan Mitkov
(R.Mitkov at Applications to be sent to Personnel. If
emailed, please cc to R.Mitkov at

For an application form, contact:

Personnel Services Department,
University of Wolverhampton,
Molineux Street,
Wolverhampton WV1 1SB
Phone +44 (0) 1902 321049 (ansaphone), and quoting the reference number.
For hearing impaired candidates our Minicom number is +44 (0) 1902
Email address: per at

The application form can also be downloaded from

* In line with the University pay modernisation programme, salaries
may be subject to review.

Established by Prof. Mitkov in 1997, the Research Group in
Computational Linguistics ( is a highly
successful one, delivering cutting-edge research in a number of NLP
areas such as anaphora resolution, automatic summarisation, question
answering, lexical knowledge acquisition, text categorisation, named
entity recognition, information extraction, corpus construction and
annotation, automatic terminology processing, multilingual processing,
and multiple-choice question generation. To a large extent, this
research has been undertaken in projects funded by major UK funding
bodies and commercial partners.

// Prof. Dr. Ruslan Mitkov
\\ Professor of Computational Linguistics and Language Engineering
// Head of the Research Group in Computational Linguistics
\\ Director of the Research Institute of Information and Language Processing
\\ University of Wolverhampton
// Stafford St.
\\ Wolverhampton WV1 1SB
// Telephone + 44 1902 322145
\\ Fax +44 1902 323543
// Email r.mitkov at
\\ Web site <>
// Research Group web site <>
\\ Research Institute website

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