LINGUIST List 12.3146

Thu Dec 20 2001

Jobs: Computational Ling: 2 Positions, Germany

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  1. Prof.Dr.Hans Uzskoreit, Computational Ling: 2 Positions, Saarland University, Germany

Message 1: Computational Ling: 2 Positions, Saarland University, Germany

Date: 19 Dec 2001 15:42:48 -0000
From: Prof.Dr.Hans Uzskoreit <>
Subject: Computational Ling: 2 Positions, Saarland University, Germany

Rank of Job: Research Scientist / Project Leader
Areas Required: Information Extraction / Information Retrieval
Other Desired Areas: Computer Science
University or Organization: Saarland University
Department: Computational Linguistics
State or Province: Saarland
Country: Germany
Final Date of Application: available immediately
Contact: Prof. Dr. Hans Uzskoreit

Address for Applications:
FR 4.7 Computerlinugistik, Im Stadtwald

Saarland University, Computational Linguistics Department


We have two immediate openings for computational linguists or computer
scientists in the project COLLATE (

In this project, we perform basic research in the areas of

- information extraction, 
- information retrieval,
- dialogues for information access and acquisition.

There is one opening for a project leader and one opening
for a research scientist.

Required qualifications:

- Degree (master or PhD) in computational linguistics, computer
 science, or related discipline

Additional qualifications:

- Experience in corpus-based methods in language technology
- Programming skills
- Experience in information retrieval, preferably including
 connectivity-based methods (Kleinberg algorithm)
- Experience in information extraction
- Experience with large-vocabulary speech recognition software
- Knowledge of semantic web approaches
- Good knowledge of German (project leader)
- Project management experience (project leader)

The project is carried out in the Computational Linguistics Department
( and the Computer Science Department of
Saarland University. There is a close cooperation with the German
Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, where a competence center
in language technology is being established.

Depending on age, family status and qualification, the annual gross
salary ranges between 36400 and 65000 Euro.

Please send applications and enquiries to:

Hans Uszkoreit ( and
Gregor Erbach (
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