Applications are invited for a
Position as Senior Lecturer in Computational Linguistics
at the Department of Linguistics, Uppsala University, Sweden
Duties: Instruction, research, and administration. The department
runs a large and growing four-year training programme in Language
Engineering, STP. Currently a hundred students are enrolled with the
programme. The duty of the lecturer will, primarily, be in the framework
of STP. It is envisaged that the lecturer will be director of
undergraduate studies. Research in computational linguistics at the
department has several focal points, among them machine translation,
corpus linguistics, computational lexicography, language checking,
machine-learning, computational semantics, computer-assisted language
learning, applications of finite-state techniques, and word prediction.
The commercial aspects of language engineering are being explored and
developed in several ways. See further
Eligibility: To be eligible for the post the applicants should
have a PhD degree or be able to certify scientific competence at an
equivalent level. The applicant must certify his/her competence in
providing quality instruction in Swedish or English in some of the
following sub-areas of language engineering including applications:
mathematical linguistics, logic, logic programming, language statistics,
algorithms and data structures; computational linguistics directed
towards morphology, lexicography, syntax, semantics, discourse, corpus
linguistics, and speech technology. An applicant who does not know
Swedish will be expected to learn it within three years of starting
When appointing the senior lecturer, weight will be given equally to
scholarly competence and teaching skill.
Application should be made by April 9 2001. The position is to be
taken up on August 15, 2001, if possible.
The complete advertisement is to be found on
available from the Head of Department, Professor Anna Sågvall Hein, Tel.
0046 18 471 1412, e-mail email@example.com.
Quelle: e-mail von Bengt Dahlquist, 16.3.01.