Victoria Yaneva victoriayaneva at gmail.com
Tue May 30 12:59:25 CEST 2017

The Research Group in Computational Linguistics at the University of Wolverhampton is currently recruiting a Research Associate to conduct research on the AUTOR project which aims to help people with Autism read and understand text better (for more info on this project, please visit http://autor4autism.com/ <https://exchcas.unv.wlv.ac.uk/owa/redir.aspx?SURL=_sPdYexVoFDRN_8P5oOagWIfOX8c-gJD1SC7R-NqJe-f71AfSqfUCGgAdAB0AHAAOgAvAC8AYQB1AHQAbwByADQAYQB1AHQAaQBzAG0ALgBjAG8AbQAvAA..&URL=http%3a%2f%2fautor4autism.com%2f> ).

As a Research Associate you will use relevant NLP technologies such as lexical, syntactic, and semantic processing to design and implement applications that can help AUTOR improve its core mission by developing educational assistance for people with autism.

*This post is being offered on a casual zero-hour contract until 31 July, 2017. The successful candidate should have the right to work in the UK; however, there is no requirement for the candidate to be based in Wolverhampton or in the UK while doing the work. *

You should hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, but ideally a PhD in Information Science, Computer Science or Natural Language Processing and experience in software development or employment in these fields. You should have experience of language technologies and resources and be willing to work as part of an extended team to research computational linguistics approaches to support the development of education-assistance tools for people with autism. Knowledge of machine learning is required.

Interview dates to be confirmed. Start of the post to be agreed with the successful candidates. This is a temporary, zero hour contract.

For informal discussion about the role please contact Dr Victoria Yaneva ( v.yaneva at wlv.ac.uk).

You can apply at: https://jobs.wlv.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=3045&p_web_page_id=315675 <https://exchcas.unv.wlv.ac.uk/owa/redir.aspx?SURL=Y1TIS4ypdLsa7pKUk6tGWH9x5M_OlPN8w7BmoNN6NTCf71AfSqfUCGgAdAB0AHAAcwA6AC8ALwBqAG8AYgBzAC4AdwBsAHYALgBhAGMALgB1AGsALwB3AGQALwBwAGwAcwBxAGwALwB3AGQAXwBwAG8AcgB0AGEAbAAuAHMAaABvAHcAXwBqAG8AYgA_AHAAXwB3AGUAYgBfAHMAaQB0AGUAXwBpAGQAPQAzADAANAA1ACYAcABfAHcAZQBiAF8AcABhAGcAZQBfAGkAZAA9ADMAMQA1ADYANwA1AA..&URL=https%3a%2f%2fjobs.wlv.ac.uk%2fwd%2fplsql%2fwd_portal.show_job%3fp_web_site_id%3d3045%26p_web_page_id%3d315675>

The Research Group in Computational Linguistics (http://rgcl.wlv.ac.uk <https://exchcas.unv.wlv.ac.uk/owa/redir.aspx?SURL=P43Zz-k-zhVnVPMz6Pgn3UvpibFDWg1rZEHtwydqbM-f71AfSqfUCGgAdAB0AHAAOgAvAC8AcgBnAGMAbAAuAHcAbAB2AC4AYQBjAC4AdQBrAA..&URL=http%3a%2f%2frgcl.wlv.ac.uk>) at the University of Wolverhampton was founded by Prof. Ruslan Mitkov in 1998 and is one of the leading research groups in computational linguistics in the UK. The group is well known for its high level research with strong international and inter-sector collaboration, and is renowned for its innovative NLP research and development of various NLP tools and resources.

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