LINGUIST List 15.771

Thu Mar 4 2004

Jobs: Computational Ling, Researcher, OeFAI, Austria

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Message 1: German, Standard & Computational Linguistics: Researcher, OeFAI

Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2004 06:29:04 -0500 (EST)
From: ernst <ernstai.univie.ac.at>
Subject: German, Standard & Computational Linguistics: Researcher, OeFAI



University or Organization: The Austrian Research Institute for
		 	 Artificial Intelligence (OeFAI)
Department: NL Processing
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics
Required Language(s): German, Standard (Code = GER)


Description:

JOB OPPORTUNITY - COMPUTATIONAL LINGUIST

The Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OeFAI),
Vienna, Austria, offers a position as a Junior Researcher in its
Language Technology Group.

The position is to be filled asap.

The successful applicant will participate in a basic research project
that aims at investigating and exploiting the combination of
linguistically motivated rule-based and statistical part-of-speech
tagging methods for German. The project is funded by the Austrian
Science Foundation (FWF).

S/he has finished her/his diploma or an equivalent degree in
 - general/computational linguistics, with a background in 
 computer science
or
 - computer science or a comparable study, with a background 
 in linguistics.

S/he has experience in
 - corpus-based linguistics, finite state methods, or a related area;
 - programming, preferably C and/or Perl and/or Java.

Fluency in German and/or English is expected. 

The candidate will join an ongoing project, which runs till May 2006. 
Continued employment after the end of the project is possible.
The candidate is encouraged to realize her/his Ph.D. within the 
project.

The salary will correspond to FWF regulations, i.e. the yearly gross 
salary is Euro 22.400.



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Prof. Harald Trost
	haraldai.univie.ac.at
	OeFAI, Freyung 6/3
	Vienna, A-1010
	Austria 

	Position is open until filled.


Contact Information:
	Prof. Harald Trost
	Email: haraldai.univie.ac.at
	Tel: +43-1-4277-63121
	Fax: +43-1-4277-9631
	Website: http://www.oefai.at/oefai/nlu/
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