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LINGUIST List 20.1755

Thu May 07 2009

Jobs: Comp Linguistics, Phonetics, Phonology: Researcher, U Bielefeld

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        1.    Petra Wagner, Computational Linguistics, Phonetics, Phonology: Researcher, Universität Bielefeld, Germany

Message 1: Computational Linguistics, Phonetics, Phonology: Researcher, Universität Bielefeld, Germany
Date: 07-May-2009
From: Petra Wagner <petra.wagneruni-bielefeld.de>
Subject: Computational Linguistics, Phonetics, Phonology: Researcher, Universität Bielefeld, Germany
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University or Organization: Universität Bielefeld
Department: Linguistics and Literature
Job Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Web Address: http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/lili/startseite/
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Speech Technology


Description:

Applications are invited for several Ph.D. positions and Ph.D. scholarships
in experimental phonetics, speech technology and laboratory phonology at
Universität Bielefeld (Fakultät für Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft),
Germany.

Successful candidates should hold a Master's degree (or equivalent) in
phonetics, computational linguistics, linguistics, computer science or a
related discipline. They will have a strong background in either
- speech synthesis and/or recognition
- discourse prosody
- laboratory phonology
- speech and language rhythm research
- multimodal speech (technology)

Candidates should appreciate working in an interdisciplinary environment.
Good knowledge in experimental design techniques and programming skills
will be considered a plus. Strong interest in research and high proficiency
in English is required.

The Ph.D. positions will be part-time (50%); salary and social benefits are
determined by the German public service pay scale (TVL-E13). The Ph.D.
scholarship is based on the DFG scale. There is no mandatory teaching load.

Bielefeld University is an equal opportunity employer. Women are therefore
particularly encouraged to apply. Disabled applicants with equivalent
qualification will be treated preferentially.

The positions are available for three years (with a potential extension for
the Ph.D. positions), starting as soon as possible. Please submit your
documents (cover letter, CV including list of publications, statement of
research interests, names of two referees) electronically to the address
indicated below. Applications must be received by June 15, 2009.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Petra Wagner
Fakultät für Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft
Postfach 10 01 31
Bielefeld 33501
Germany
Email Address for Applications: petra.wagneruni-bielefeld.de
Contact Information:
Petra Wagner
Email: petra.wagneruni-bielefeld.de

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