Post-doctoral vacancies at the University of Glasgow Tue, 27 September 1994 09:42 UTC

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Date: Tue, 27 Sep 1994 10:12:44 +0100
Subject: Post-doctoral vacancies at the University of Glasgow
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Looks an interesting research area.

>Date: Tue, 27 Sep 94 08:46:49 BST
>Subject: Post-doctoral vacancies at the University of Glasgow
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>There's still a short while before the application deadline bites.
>If you know of recent PhD's, young post-docs, or career researchers
>who might be interested please pass this on to them:
>                       UNIVERSITY  of  GLASGOW
>                      Department of Computing Science
>                     Two Research Assistants' Posts
>Applications are invited for the following posts:
>A Research Assistant's post on a three-year University of Glasgow funded
>research project VIPIR:  Voice Processing for Information Retrieval, a
>joint project between the Computing Science and Statistics Departments.
>The aim of the project is to develop voice processing techniques which will
>integrate with the storage and retrieval of documents containing images and
>text.   Extensive use will be made of statistical approaches, especially
>the Hidden Markov Models.   The research will be based on a Sun
>SPARCstation running HTK and will use some Power Macs.
>Preference will be given to a candidate with a PhD in information
>retrieval, or equivalent experience, and with some knowledge of formal
>logic, probability theory, and computer-based speech processing.   The
>successful candidate will join the IR group in the Computing Science
>A Research Assistant's post on a three-year EPSRC project is available in a
>group developing a high-performance distributed software platform, suitable
>for supporting very large, evolving, resilient, heterogeneous, persistent
>application systems.  The research group has been involved in building
>persistent object stores, persistent languages and distributed object
>managers for more than a decade.   The research will use a mixture of
>Digital's Alpha workstations and Sun's SPARCstations; both companies
>are collaborating with this project.
>Preference will be given to candidates with extensive experience and/or a
>PhD in relevant systems research topics.  Evidence will be required of
>experience in designing and implementing systems software.
>The DRASTIC and VIPIR projects are situated in a large and thriving
>department with a research rating of 5 and an Excellent teaching rating.
>Both appointments will be made on the RA 1A scale (#13,941 - #20,953) with
>USS superannuation.  Applications should be submitted no later than 30
>September 1994 by e-mail to (from whom further
>particulars may be obtained) or on paper to Anne Sinclair, Department of
>Computing Science, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8RZ.   These should
>include a full CV (four copies), publication list and the addresses of two
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