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Tue Nov 02 2010

Jobs: Historical Semantics: Researcher, Goethe U

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        1.     Alexander Mehler , Computational Humanities - Historical Semantics: Researcher, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Germany

Message 1: Computational Humanities - Historical Semantics: Researcher, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Germany
Date: 02-Nov-2010
From: Alexander Mehler <mehlerem.uni-frankfurt.de>
Subject: Computational Humanities - Historical Semantics: Researcher, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Germany
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University or Organization: Johann Wolfgang Goethe University
Department: Information Technology
Job Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Web Address: http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/english/index.html
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Humanities; Text Technology


Description:

The Hessian research funding program LOEWE recently approved the research
center 'Digital Humanities' at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt
am Main. It is devoted to improve scientific networking between humanities
and computer science. This includes the development and evaluation of new
approaches to the automatic analysis, annotation and further processing of
artifacts in the humanities. In this context we search excellent candidates
to fill the position of a

Research Assistant
(E 13 TV-G-U, full-time)

starting on 2011-01-01 until 2013-12-31. It is possible to divide this
full-time position.

The position belongs to the subproject corpus management / computational
humanities with an emphasis on historical semantics. The job holder
preprocesses and analyses historical corpora. This includes the composition
of reference corpora and performing statistical studies.

The work within the project is supposed to lead to a doctoral dissertation
within the timeframe given. The candidate for this position is expected to
hold a university degree in computer science, computational linguistics or
in the humanities with a focus on text technology.

Review of applications will begin on November 17, 2010, and continue until
the position is filled. E-mail inquiries may be addressed to Prof. Mehler
at the e-mail address listed.

Goethe University is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: 17-Nov-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Alexander Mehler
Goethe-Universitaet
Fachbereich Informatik und Mathematik
Campus Bockenheim, Hauspostfach 154
Frankfurt am Main 60054
Germany
Email Address for Applications: mehlerem.uni-frankfurt.de
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Alexander Mehler
Email: mehlerem.uni-frankfurt.de

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