Lecturer/Reader positions – University of Edinburgh

The School of Informatics in Edinburgh is currently recruiting for several Lecturer/Reader positions (roughly the equivalent of Assistant/Associate Professor) in the following areas: o Natural Language Processing o Multimedia/Multimodal Information Retrieval, including research integrating textual and visual processing, or analysis of big data comprising text or speech and other information sources. o Design Informatics and Visualization o Image and Vision Computing o Robotics For further details, application deadlines, and links to the online applications, please see: http://www.ed.ac.uk/informatics/news-events/recentnews/recruiting-lecturers-readers Please follow and like us:

Part-time job ad: Intonation and/or Information Structure Annotators for Bulgarian and English

An EPSRC-funded project, investigating face-to-face dialogue from a cross-linguistic perspective, is looking for annotators for information structure and/or intonation for English and Bulgarian. The annotation will be performed in Praat. The data to be annotated consists of 1 hour recording of dialogue between 2 people (per language). Preferred skills: – Native level proficiency of Bulgarian or English – Prior training in the ToBI annotation system (pitch accents and prosodic phrase boundaries) – In-depth knowledge of different information structure phenomena – Experience using Praat – Minimum commitment of 10-20hrs/week for the…

Funded PhD / Graduate Teaching Assistant positions at the Dept. of Computing, Edge Hill University, UK

Department of Computing, Edge Hill University Location:  Ormskirk Salary:  £8,300 per annum plus benefits package Fixed term contract for 3 years Post Type:  Full Time Closing Date:  Thursday 10 March 2016 Reference:  EHGT075-0216 About Us When Edge Hill was awarded the University of the Year title for 2014/15, Times Higher Education described it as “a great success story…an institution that improves and impresses year after year”. The award recognised our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. It…

Diachronic Change in New Englishes: Prospects and Challenges

Diachronic Change in New Englishes: Prospects and Challenges Full-day workshop at ISLE 4 in Poznań, Poland, 18-21 September 2016 Convenors: Robert Fuchs (University of Münster), Thorsten Brato (University of Regensburg) and Ariane M. Borlongan (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) Outline The last two decades have seen a dramatic upsurge in corpus-based research on New Englishes, largely thanks to the International Corpus of English project (ICE, Greenbaum 1991). The two primary aims of this research program were, arguably, to (1) uncover patterns of unity and diversity among these varieties, i.e. how…

6th Lisbon Machine Learning School – First Call for Participation, 21-28/07

First Call for Participation – 6th Lisbon Machine Learning School We invite everyone interested in Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing to attend the 6th Lisbon Machine Learning School – LxMLS 2016. Important Dates ————— * Application Deadline: April 15, 2016 * Decision: May 20, 2016 * Early Registration: June 20, 2016 * Summer School: July 21-28, 2016   Topics and Intended Audience ————— The school will cover a range of Machine Learning (ML) topics, from theory to practice, that are important in solving Natural Language Processing (NLP) problems that arise…