Job: Professor or Reader in Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at LIPN.UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Wed Mar 7 08:53:01 UTC 2007

Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2007 19:47:31 +0000
From: Ruslan Mitkov <R.Mitkov at>
Message-Id: < at>

[Apologies for cross postings]

                 Professor or Reader in Computational
                Linguistics/NaturalLanguage Processing

                       Reference number: B4553
            **** Application deadline: 16 March 2007 ****
           Salary in the range: 36,675 - 46,114 (Reader) or
                     47,807 - 53,945* (Professor)

We are seeking a Professor or Reader (depending on track record and
qualifications) in Computational Linguistics/Natural Language
Processing with an outstanding research record as evidenced by
publications in leading journals and successful grant
applications. Commercial experience or links with industry would be an
advantage as would teaching experience and experience in mentoring
less experienced researchers. Duties include collaborative research
and producing first class research/publications, grant applications,
PhD student/researcher supervision and teaching. This is a permanent

Applications should include a completed application form, CV, and
covering letter explaining your reasons for applying for the position,
including the level of appointment, and giving details of your
research interests/experience and background. You should also give the
names of three referees who can comment on your suitability for
appointment at the appropriate level. The interviews are scheduled to
take place in April, with the starting date as soon as possible

For informal enquires, 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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