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LINGUIST List 20.1877

Sat May 16 2009

Jobs: Computational Ling: Teaching Assistant, University of Geneva

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        1.    Luka Nerima, Computational Linguistics: Teaching Assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Teaching Assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Date: 14-May-2009
From: Luka Nerima <luka.nerimaunige.ch>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Teaching Assistant, University of Geneva, Switzerland
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University or Organization: University of Geneva
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Web Address: http://www.unige.ch/lettres/linguistique/index.html
Job Rank: Teaching Assistant

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Computer Science


Description:

The Department of Linguistics invites applications for the position of
Teaching Assistant.

The successful candidate will be in charge of the following duties:
- 2 to 4 hours (weekly) exercise sessions in connection with a computer
science or computational linguistics course
- give assistance to students both for exercises and for semester projects
- participate as a PhD student to the research projects of the Language
Technology Laboratory (LATL)

Required qualifications and conditions for this position are as follows:
- Master in informatics or computational linguistics, or closely related area
- Skills in teaching at the University level and ability to teach in French
- Strong interest in research in the area of automatic language processing
- Register as a Ph.D. student under the direction of a member of the Department

Duration: the position is limited to 5 years.

Salary: the position starts at 70% the first year and reaches 100% the
third year. The gross salary is progressive, ranging from 43'500 CHF the
first year to 72'500 CHF the fifth year (1 CHF = 0.66 EUR).

Position availability: September 1st 2009

Required documents:
- A statement of purpose
- MS academic transcripts
- A curriculum vitae (and possibly a list of publications)

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: eric.wehrliunige.ch
Contact Information:
Luka Nerima
Email: luka.nerimaunige.ch

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