Corpora: Readership/lecturership appointment in Speech Technology and Statistical NLP

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    University of Edinburgh
    Readership or Lecturership in Speech Technology and Statistical NLP

    The Division of Informatics invites applications from highly-qualified
    candidates for an appointment to either a Readership or a Lectureship
    in Speech Technology and Statistical Natural Language
    Processing. Candidates with expertise in speech systems are strongly
    preferred, but outstanding candidates with accomplishments in
    statistically-based written language processing will be considered.

    Candidates should demonstrate a world-class research record and
    both interest and ability in teaching. Appointment to a Readership
    will entail the successful candidate taking on a key research
    leadership role in the internationally acclaimed
    Centre for Speech Technology Research, which is a collaborative
    activity of the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics and
    the Division of Informatics.

    Informal enquiries to Professor Mark Steedman, 0131 650 4631
    ( or to Professor Johanna Moore,
    0131 651 1336 ( Further information can be
    found at

    Salary scale: Lecturer 20,267 - 32,215 p.a.
                  Reader 33,820 - 38,221 p.a.

    Application Procedure

    Please quote Ref: 311076

    Letters of application should include a curriculum vitae and the
    names and addresses of 3 referees. Please include fax numbers and
    email addresses for referees if possible. Applications should be
    addressed to the Secretary to the University, University of Edinburgh,
    and sent, to arrive not later than 22 February 2002, by post
    (Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, UK), fax
    (+44 (0)131 650 6509), or email ( Applications
    can be made on-line through

    Closing date: 22 February 2002

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