[Resource] Corpus ‘Australia 2015/2016’

The corpus ‘Australia 2015/2016’ includes all articles from major Australian newspapers published from August 2015 to July 2016 that include the key term ‘Australia’ or ‘Australian(s)’ in the title. Altogether, the corpus contains over 7 million tokens in almost 13,000 articles from 18 newspapers. The corpus thus reflects one year of printed media coverage of topics directly relevant to Australia. Download Australia2015/2016 Corpus here Download word frequencies from this corpus here

Second International Workshop on Future and Emerging Trends in Language Technology, Machine Learning and Big Data, Seville, 30/11-2/12/2016

We   are   glad   to   announce   the   preliminary   programme   of   the   Second International   Workshop   on   Future   and   Emerging   Trends   in   Language Technology, Machine Learning and Big Data. Save the date: Seville (Spain) 30th November, 1st-2nd December 2016 Early registration deadline: 30th October Website: http://www.glc.us.es/fetlt2016 Twitter: @FETLT2016 ============================================================================================ Workshop programme available at: http://www.glc.us.es/fetlt2016/scheduling/programme.html The strategic objectives of this 2016 edition are to facilitate dynamics between research groups through the presentation of several keynote speakers, the organization of a specific workshop on the key areas of future research, the development and innovation priorities in Language Technology, with special attention to…

[Job] Senior Research Associate in Corpus-based Sociolinguistics, CASS, UK

Senior Research Associate in Corpus-based Sociolinguistics Linguistics & English Language Salary:   £32,958 to £38,183 Closing Date:   Thursday 17 November 2016 Interview Date:   early December 2016 The ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS) is seeking to appoint a Senior Research Associate to work full time for 16 months on an ESRC-funded project ‘British National Corpus as a sociolinguistic dataset: Exploring individual and social variation’ (see http://cass.lancs.ac.uk/?page_id=2087 ). The project will involve sociolinguistic analysis of the spoken part of the British National Corpus with particular attention to age as…

Fully funded PhD & MSc positions in NLP and Computational Linguistics, Mexico City, Mexico.

Fully funded PhD and MSc positions (scholarship / stipend) in NLP and Computational Linguistics are available at the Natural Language Processing Laboratory, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico City. The amount of scholarship is sufficient for renting a decent accommodation and normal living in Mexico City. The scholarship is not a loan (no obligations upon graduation) and does not require any service such as teaching assistance. PhD scholarship duration is 4 years, though the degree can be obtained in 2 years should the student fulfills all the requirements. MSc scholarship duration is 2 years, usually…

[Job] Tenured position in English Language and Linguistics, University of Paris VIII

  The University of Paris VIII is expected to have a vacancy in English Language and Linguistics, beginning in September 2017. The position will be junior lecturer / assistant professor (Maître de conférences). The position is tenured and consists of 50% teaching and 50% research. The semester is 13 weeks long and teaching is 2 to 3 3-hour classes a week. The salary is non-negotiable and determined by the university with respect to experience and age. It will lie somewhere between 1750 and 3150 netto. – Teaching – Teaching will…