IN METAPHORICAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING
School of Computer Science
The University of Birmingham
Applications are invited for two posts of Research Fellow in
Metaphorical Language Processing, starting as soon as possible.
Part-time involvement is negotiable, from a minimum of 50%. The
duration of the posts will be between one and three years. One of the
posts is supported by an EPSRC grant. The Fellows will work closely
with Prof. John Barnden on the pragmatic, semantic and/or syntactic
processing of metaphorical language, with a concentration on pragmatic
reasoning. Corpus-based study of metaphorical and other figurative
language is also a possibility.
For further information please see http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/~jab/rf.dec00.html.
Formal applications should be made using the procedure specified in that
page, but informal enquiries may be made to
Prof. John Barnden
Tel: (+44) (0)121 414-3816
CLOSING DATE: 1 February 2001.
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