Project Officer Position in Computational Linguistics at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
The NTU Computational Linguistic Group is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the following position:
One position is available in the research area of computational semantics. The research assistant would be responsible for creating and checking instances of new semantic types in English, Chinese and Japanese lexicons, learning transfer rules between these languages
(using and extending existing tools), as well as annotating corpora where needed. In addition to overall project coordination, the project officer would be responsible for basic data management an back up. The initial appointment is for a period of one year starting as soon as possible, with possible extension for another two years.
The candidate will join at the rank of Project Officer, with a starting monthly salary of around S$2,700, depending on qualifications and experience. A candidate should possess a good honors degree or equivalent in computer science, linguistics or a related discipline. Strong programming skills and good command of English (both spoken and written) are required, as well as some knowledge of Japanese. Knowledge of Chinese is desirable.
Candidates interested in pursuing research leading to a PhD degree in linguistics with specialization in computational linguistics are especially encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates please apply with a cover letter, CV, academic transcripts, names and email addresses of 3 referees.
Please email the application material to:
Francis Bond: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Please name your email subject as NAME+DEGREE+MAJOR+UNIVERSITY+LANGUAGES)
The position will remain open until filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.