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LINGUIST List 17.2918

Fri Oct 06 2006

Jobs: English; German, Standard & Comp Ling: Scientist, Saarland U

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        1.    Andrea Kowalski, English; German, Standard & Computational Linguistics: Scientist, Saarland University, Germany


Message 1: English; German, Standard & Computational Linguistics: Scientist, Saarland University, Germany
Date: 05-Oct-2006
From: Andrea Kowalski <kowalskicoli.uni-sb.de>
Subject: English; German, Standard & Computational Linguistics: Scientist, Saarland University, Germany


University or Organization: Saarland University
Department: Computational Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.coli.uni-saarland.de/
Job Rank: Scientist
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Semantics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
German, Standard (deu)

Description:

The Department of Computational Linguistics at Saarland University,
Saarbruecken, Germany, invites applications for a scientist position
('Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter') in a DFG-funded project on Lexical
Semantics (subject to final confirmation).

The successful candidate will have a good background in Natural Language
Processing and Computational Semantics, preferrably holding a PhD in
Computational Linguistics or a related field. He/she will contribute to a
project with a focus on corpus-based methods for the acquisition of
lexical-semantic information. Experience in data-intensive methods is
essential. A background in lexical-semantic theory is a definite plus.
He/she will join a young, creative research team and should have good team
working skills.

Saarbruecken University is one of the leading European research sites in
Computational Linguistics and offers an active, stimulating research
environment. Close cooperations exist with other disciplines (esp. Computer
Science and Artificial Intelligence). The institute offers an international
MSc program and hosts the International Post-Graduate College in Language
Technology and Cognitive Systems.

Salary and social benefits are according to Germany's public sector BAT IIa
scale, currently between 2900 and 3800 Euro per month (before taxes),
depending on age and family situation. Saarland University aims at
increasing the proportion of women in academic research and teaching, and
encourages women to apply.

Please send applications (including CV and list of publications) in
electronic form to job-salsacoli.uni-sb.de (Professor Manfred Pinkal).
Informal inquiries can be addressed to the above eMail address as well.

The official (German) text of this announcement will be accessible shortly
from the following page (Kennziffer 45A):
http://www.uni-saarland.de/de/organisation/zentrale_verwaltung/referate/referat2/organisation/621/stellen/

Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Manfred Pinkal
job-salsacoli.uni-sb.de

Application Deadline: 30-Oct-2006 (Open until filled)

Contact Information:
Angelika Maurus
Email: mauruscoli.uni-sb.de
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