AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie ( Tu...


Harold Cohen

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Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


Computerised Minds. ...

A video sponsored by the society discusses Searle's Chinese Room Argument (CRA) and the heated debates surrounding it. In this video, which is accessible to the general public and those with interest in AI, Olly's Philosophy Tube ...


Connection Science

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...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

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

Chair in Computational Linguistics

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 

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.