18.706 senior research positions in mathematical linguistics, 2005-8

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 08:26:34 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 18, No. 706.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 07:40:39 +0100
         From: "Carlos Martin-Vide" <carlos.martin_at_urv.net>
         Subject: research positions 2005-8

   A few permanent senior research positions may be available starting in
   2005-2006 in the Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics at Rovira i
   Virgili University (Tarragona, Spain).

   The web site of the host institute is:



   The eligible topics are the institute's current or future research

   - Formal language theory and its applications.
   - Biomolecular computing and nanotechnology.
   - Bioinformatics.
   - Language and speech technologies.
   - Formal theories of language acquisition and evolutionary linguistics.
   - Computational neuroscience.

   Other related fields might still be eligible provided there exist strong
   enough candidates for them.


   - Duration: permanent, subjected to periodical evaluation of outcomes.
   - Work contract with all Social Security rights.
   - The main duty of the position is research, with possible supervising and
   doctoral teaching too.
   - The scheme funding the position is extremely competitive.


   - PhD degree got before May 6, 2001.
   - Experience at a foreign institute for at least 4 years.
   - Exceptional research career, with a very strong record of publications
   and other achievements.
   - Great leadership capacity.
   - There is no restriction on nationality or age.


   - Salary at the level of a Full Professor in the Spanish university
   - Full public health insurance coverage.


   It will consist of 2 steps:

   - a pre-selection based on CV and carried out by the host institute,
   - a full proposal (application form + CV + letters of reference + letter
   acceptance by the host institute), to be assessed externally by the


   Expressions of interest are welcome until April 23, 2005. They should
   contain the researcher's CV and mention "2005-8" in the subject box. The
   outcome of the preselection will be reported immediately after.

   Preselected candidates will be given full support in the application
   by the host institute. The deadline for completing the whole process is
   May 6, 2005.


   Carlos Martin-Vide
Received on Wed Apr 13 2005 - 03:39:25 EDT

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