LINGUIST List 12.1668

Wed Jun 27 2001

Jobs: Human Language Technology Research, OeFAI

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  1. Ernst Buchberger, Human Language Technology Research Position at OeFAI, Vienna Austria

Message 1: Human Language Technology Research Position at OeFAI, Vienna Austria

Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 16:53:20 +0200
From: Ernst Buchberger <>
Subject: Human Language Technology Research Position at OeFAI, Vienna Austria

 Research position in Human Language Technology
 at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OeFAI), 
 Vienna, Austria 

We offer a position in OeFAI's Natural Language Processing Group, in
the FASTY project funded by the EU's IST Programme. The objective of
FASTY is the creation of a system for helping disabled users to
improve their communication by increasing their text production rate
by Predictive Typing and other means. Further information about the
project and the consortium can be found at:

The candidate should have strong interest in Natural Language
Processing with a focus on robust and efficient statistics-based
methods, and good programming skills, preferably in C and/or C++.
She/he has finished her/his diploma or an equivalent degree in -
computational linguistics, or - computer science or a comparable
study, plus some background in (computational) linguistics. 

A good command of German and/or English is expected. 

The project has started January 2001, with a duration of three years.
We would like to fill the position by August 1st, 2001, but the exact
starting date is negotiable. The original contract will be for 12
month. Continued employment after that period is possible.

The yearly gross salary will be up to AS 475.000,- depending on the
candidate's experience and expertise.

OeFAI offers a very friendly and stimulating working environment. It
is the leading Austrian research center in the field of Artificial
Intelligence. Its offices are situated right in the center of
Vienna. More information about the OeFAI and its Natural Language
Processing group can be found at

Inquiries and applications (including a short CV)
should be sent by mail or email to:

Harald Trost
Schottengasse 3
A-1010 Wien, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 4277 63121
Fax: +43 1 4277 9631
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Ernst Buchberger, Dept. of Med.Cybernetics & Artificial Intelligence, 
University of Vienna, Freyung 6, A-1010 Vienna, Austria 
and Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Vienna
+43-1-4277-63117 (tel), +43-1-4277-9631 (fax),
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