Lecturer in Natural Language Processing
Location Wolverhampton Campus Faculty/Department Research Institute for Information and Language Processing Contract Type Permanent Salary £35,844 - £42,793 pa Closing Date 19/02/2020 Job Reference 12069
The Research Group in Computational Linguistics (RGCL) (http://rgcl.wlv.ac.uk <http://rgcl.wlv.ac.uk/>) at the University of Wolverhampton seeks to appoint a Lecturer in NLP, to strengthen the work in natural language process techniques to support assessments of healthcare professionals, to contribute to our existing masters’ programmes, to supervise Master and PhD students, and to strengthen the research in NLP applications of the group. You should have a PhD in Information Science, Computer Science or Natural Language Processing or equivalent and experience in software development in these fields. Good communication and team working skills are essential, and an experience in interdisciplinary topics relevant to research in the social sciences or humanities would be an advantage.
Your application should include an up to date CV and a cover letter detailing your experience in the area and research plans for the next three years (maximum 4 pages).
Interview dates to be confirmed.
Start date: to be agreed with the successful candidate.
For informal discussion about the roles please contact Dr Le An Ha (Ha.L.A at wlv.ac.uk <mailto:Ha.L.A at wlv.ac.uk>).
Link to job details and application form: https://jobs.wlv.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=3045&p_web_page_id=411246
The Research Group in Computational Linguistics (http://rgcl.wlv.ac.uk <http://rgcl.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 and its research has received world-wide recognition. Since its inception, the research group has become an international leader in applied NLP and has been very successful in securing funding from highly competitive sources. This has enabled members of the group to make important contributions to different areas of NLP and computational linguistics.
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. RGCL was the coordinator of the recently completed EXPERT project (http://expert-itn.eu <http://expert-itn.eu/>) which trained young researchers to promote the research, development and use of hybrid language translation technologies. Currently, RGCL is coordinating the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Technologies for Translation and Interpreting (https://em-tti.eu <https://em-tti.eu/>).
The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Dr Constantin Orasan
Reader in Computational Linguistics
University of Wolverhampton
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