12.0009 studentship at Liverpool

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Fri, 8 May 1998 22:46:22 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 12, No. 9.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Fri, 08 May 1998 22:46:25 +0100
From: Antoinette Renouf <ant@rdues.liv.ac.uk>
Subject: phd studentship


Department of English
Research and Development Unit
University of Liverpool

Applications are invited for an EPSRC-funded PhD studentship from
graduates with good Honours degrees in language or linguistics. In
addition, knowledge of corpus-linguistic approaches and text-based
computing would be relevant. The studentship is available for a 3-year
period, starting in October 1998, to work with the Unit in its

The Research Unit's activities include the development and application
of automated systems in the fields of language description, NLP and
information technology, especially text retrieval. It is envisaged
that the studentship will focus on an aspect of current work on the
lexico-grammatical classification of rare new words, based on the
computer-aided observation of English text.

Candidates should have a relevant connection with the UK; further
advice may be found on the EPSRC Web-site: http://www.epsrc.ac.uk.

A CV detailing relevant experience and research interests should be
sent to:

Antoinette Renouf
Research and Development Unit for English Studies
University of Liverpool
19 Abercromby Square
L69 3BX

email: ajrenouf.liv.ac.uk
tel: 0151 794 2289/2286
fax: 0151 794 2298

from whom further details may be obtained.

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