Post-Doc Announcement (CKIP, Academia Sinica)

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Ivan A. Sag (sag@Csli.Stanford.EDU)
Wed, 11 Feb 98 10:23:23 PST


Call for Candidates Post-Doctoral Research Position Academia Sinica Taipei, Taiwan Research Areas: [Attested research ability in at least two of the following areas is strongly preferred] I. Computational Linguistics II. Corpus Linguistic III. Lexical Semantics IV. Language Change and Language Variation Affiliated Research Group: Chinese Knowledge Information Processing Group, Institute of Information Science and Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica Duration: One Year (Starting July 1998, renewable for up to 3 years pending budgetary approval and performance) Requirements: (1) Ph. D. in Linguistics or Computer Science (before the start of the employment) (2) (near) Native Fluency in Mandarin Chinese Application: I. BY February 28, 1998 (Saturday): Email or Send (1) cover letter (2) C.V. (including list of publications), and (3) statement of research interests and proposed research areas TO: hschuren@ccvax.sinica.edu.tw OR Fax to Chu-Ren Huang at 886-2-2788-1638, 2652-3162 II. Up to two applicants will be recommended as candidates for Academia Sinica and/or National Science Council Post-doctoral Fellows. The salary level of successful candidates varies according to their credentials. Recommended candidates to either Post-doctoral Fellowship are required to submit the following by March 14: (1) application forms (which will be mailed to the candidates later), (2) statement of purpose, (3) research project proposal, (4) Thesis, (5) proof of doctorate degree (received by the time of application or to be completed by the time the fellowship starts), (6) relevant publications, and (7) three letters of recommendation TO: Professor Chu-Ren Huang Institute of Linguistics Academia Sinica Nankang, Taipei Taiwan 115 III. Enquiries: Send to the above email, snail mail addresses, or fax IV. Background: The CKIP research group has been involved in fundamental theoretical research as well as infrastructure-building work in Chinese NLP for over the past 12 years. It has produced the first Chinese electronic lexicon for NLP, the first tagged and balanced corpus of Mandarin Chinese (the 5 million word Sinica Corpus), and over one hundred scholarly papers. All four previous post-doctoral fellows with CKIP now hold tenure-track positions with national universities in Taiwan. Previous successful applicants received their Ph.D.'s from the following international universities: Ohio State University, Stanford University, University of Colorado, University of Paris VII, and UMIST. In 1997-1998, we have one National Science Council Post-doc working on lexical semantics and one Academia Sinica Post-doc working on computational/corpus linguistics.


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