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:

Job: Lecturer in Historical Linguistics (University of Birmingham)

Job Title: Lecturer in Historical Linguistics   Job Rank: Lecturer  Full-time/ Part-time: FT Duration of post: permanent Salary: Starting salary is normally in the range £38,896 to £46,414 . With potential progression once in post to £52,219 a year. Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics with strong demonstrable focus on corpus linguistic methods and approaches Description: The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Historical Linguistics with effect from 1st September 2016. The post holder will create and disseminate knowledge by initiating and conducting original research, publishing in their area of…

Aνοιχτός Ορίζοντας: Σλάνγκ! Εν πελλαμός

ΣΛΑΝΓΚ! Εν πελλαμός! (συνώνυμο: εν πόμπα!) Έχουν γίνει ήδη τα αποκαλυπτήρια του! Το cySlang (http://www.cyslang.com/) είναι ένα πολυμεσικό διαδικτυακό λεξικό της κυπριακής αργκό, μίας από τις λιγότερο μελετημένες όψεις όχι μόνο της κυπριακής διαλέκτου, αλλά και ολόκληρης της ελληνικής γλώσσας. Όπως αναφέρουν και οι δημιουργοί του «η κυπριακή αργκό, που είναι στην πραγματικότητα μία εξαιρετικά πλούσια και δυναμική ποικιλία της ελληνικής γλώσσας, έχει αντιμετωπιστεί περίπου ως αόρατη: η διαπίστωση αυτή δεν προκύπτει μόνο από την απουσία σχετικών μελετών και/ή καταγραφής της γλωσσικής αυτής χρήσης στα λεξικά, αλλά και από το γεγονός…

Top papers in my Academia.edu newsfeed

The Academia.edu site is a very good place for starting your research, liaising with other colleagues and also share your findings (preliminary or otherwise) with them. Every week (or thereabouts) I get an update with the top papers (i.e. the ones with most visibility) in my newsfeed. It seems lately the papers are becoming more and more interesting so I decided to share the list with you. Enjoy! #1 Robert Lew Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Department of Lexicography and Lexicology, Faculty Member: “Non-standard dictionary definitions: What they cannot tell native speakers of Polish”…