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All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...


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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Professorship in Computational Linguistics, Lancaster (U.K.)

https://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=A964

Chair in Computational Linguistics
https://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=A964

Linguistics & English Language
Salary: Professorial (minimum 60,266)
Closing Date:   Sunday 18 May 2014
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  A964

You will have a PhD or equivalent and an outstanding international 
research track-record in Computational Linguistics. You will join 
internationally known researchers and teachers in such fields as Critical 
Discourse Analysis, Corpus Linguistics, Literacy Research, Language 
Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Cognitive Linguistics, Stylistics, 
Pragmatics, English Language Study, Phonetics and Sociolinguistics.

You will pursue a high-profile research agenda, lead bids for external 
research funding and produce publications at a level appropriate for a 
very strong submission to the next Research Excellence Framework. You will 
supervise MA and PhD students, and teach on undergraduate and postgraduate 
modules. You will need to travel occasionally for the delivery of short 
distance courses.

This post is expected to start 1 September 2014.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Elena Semino, Head of 
Department, e.semino@lancaster.ac.uk

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.