Universiteit van Amsterdam

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PhD Studentship in compositional distributional semantics, London (U.K.)

Applications are invited for a PhD Studentship starting in September 2013 to undertake research in the emerging field of compositional distributional semantics. Application deadline: 30th June.

The student will be based in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/) at Queen Mary, University of London, and will be a member of both the Theoretical Computer Science and Cognitive Science Groups which have world-leading reputations for fundamental theoretical work and artificial intelligence, with practical impact in creating robust reliable software and analysing social media.

This studentship, funded by a Queen Mary EPSRC Doctoral Training Account and an EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellowship is for 3.5 years and will cover student fees and a tax-free stipend starting at £15,590 per annum. Applicants must be EU nationals or UK residents. Candidates should have a first class honours degree or equivalent, or a strong Masters Degree, in Computer Science or a related field, preferably with some experience in linear algebra, programming, and/or computational linguistics, and logic.

Full details of the topic and studentship conditions and application procedure can be found at http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AGM011/phd-studentship/. Please contact Dr Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh () or Dr Matthew Purver () if you would like to know more, or have any queries about how to apply.

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