H30121 - Department of Computer and Information Sciences

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 – solorio@uab.edu

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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