[JOB] Research Associate in NLP, University of Lancaster, UK

The School of Computing and Communications, Security Lancaster, and the UCREL research centre at Lancaster University are seeking a researcher in Natural Language Processing to join an interdisciplinary team working on new methods for detecting native language influence. This is a full-time fixed-term post until 31 Jan 2019. The appointed researcher will join the Government funded Native Language Influence Detection (NLID) project. The project is in collaboration with the Centre for Forensic Linguistics at Aston University, and the Linguistics department at Lancaster University. The post will be under the direction…

SEARCH SOLUTIONS 2016, 30 November, Covent Garden, London

SEARCH SOLUTIONS 2016 Wednesday 30 November, Covent Garden, London Innovations in Search and Information Retrieval Search Solutions is a special one-day event dedicated to the latest innovations in search and information retrieval. In contrast to other major industry events, Search Solutions aims to be highly interactive, with attendance strictly limited. The programme includes presentations, panels and keynote talks by influential industry leaders on novel and emerging applications in search and information retrieval. Search Solutions also includes a Tutorial Programme on Tuesday 29th November. This year’s event will also include the awards…

[JOB] Postdoctoral Researcher, ML/NLP for Computer Programs, Edinburgh

We are seeking a new postdoctoral researcher in machine learning and statistical natural language processing, to work on joint models of computer programs and natural language. The LUCID project (Language analysis for Universally Clear, Integrated Development), will focus on new methods based on NLP to help developers to write clearer code. We will develop new analysis methods that learn the relationships between program semantics on the one hand and comments and names on the other. These methods will be based on novel combinations of program analysis methods, from the programming…

[JOB] Tenure-Track Instructor Position in Computational Linguistics in UBC, Vancouver.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computational Linguistics to begin July 1, 2017, with appointment at the rank of Instructor. The successful candidate should have a primary specialization in Computational Linguistics, with a demonstrated ability to teach courses in Computational Linguistics with knowledge in at least three of the following areas: computational morphology, computational pragmatics, computational semantics, syntax and parsing, machine learning, and machine translation. We especially encourage applicants who have experience combining insights from Computational Linguistics with…

The 2016 Tony Kent Strix Annual Lecture – Access to recording

The 2016 Lecture was given by Peter Ingwersen, Professor Emeritus at The Royal School of Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen, at the Geological Society during the afternoon of Monday 31st October. It was preceded by a paper from Stephen Robertson – the first winner of the Award in 1998 – and full details of the programme for the day can be found on the web site: http://www.cilip.org.uk/uk-einformation-group/awards-bursaries/tony-kent-strix-award/tony-kent-strix-annual-lecture-series/2016-tony-kent-strix-annual-lecture-geological During the afternoon the 2017 Award winner, Professor Maristella Agosti, was presented with her certificate and trophy. Professor Agosti will be…