H30121 - Department of Computer and InformationSciences

The Computational Representation and Analysis of Language (CoRAL) and the Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) seek highly competitive postdoctoral candidates to apply for a position to be filled as soon as possible with a start date of October 1, 2012.  Information about the CoRAL lab can be found at http://coral.cis.uab.edu

The Computational Representation and Analysis of Language (CoRAL) and the Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) seek highly competitive postdoctoral candidates to apply for a position to be filled as soon as possible with a start date of October 1, 2012.  Information about the CoRAL lab can be found at http://coral.cis.uab.edu

Qualifications:  An earned degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related fields with an emphasis on Computational Linguistics or related areas.   A strong publishing record is expected.  Proposal development and the ability to guide junior graduate and undergraduate students in research are highly desirable.  A good background on the syntactic analysis of English and Spanish is needed.

Areas of interest:  Syntax, corpora development, machine learning and crowd sourcing. 

Position duties and responsibilities:  The successful candidate will pursue R&D in support of the areas currently under development in the CoRAL lab.  

Term of position:  The initial term of appointment will be one year with the opportunity for renewal for a second year.

Applicants should submit a detailed CV indicating education, publications, research experience by email to Thamar Solorio – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Consideration of all applications will continue until the position is filled. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on the candidate(s) selected for employment.  The University of Alabama at Birmingham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from qualified women and minorities.

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