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Fri Feb 05 2010

Jobs: Theoretical Comp Ling: Full Professorship (W3), U of Potsdam

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        1.    Jutta Boethke, Theoretical Computational Linguistics: Full Professorship (W3), University of Potsdam, Germany

Message 1: Theoretical Computational Linguistics: Full Professorship (W3), University of Potsdam, Germany
Date: 04-Feb-2010
From: Jutta Boethke <boethkegmail.com>
Subject: Theoretical Computational Linguistics: Full Professorship (W3), University of Potsdam, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Potsdam
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Potsdam, Germany
Web Address: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/index.php/en
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


The University of Potsdam invites applications for the post of Full
Professor (W3) in Theoretical Computational Linguistics. Theoretical
Computational Linguistics at Potsdam plays an important role in connecting
theoretical linguistics, clinical and psycholinguistics and computational
linguistics. The ideal candidate will have expertise in one or more of
these areas:

- Grammar formalisms and (probabilistic) parsing of natural language
- machine learning techniques for language processing
- computational semantics

Knowledge of symbolic and/or statistical methods and corpus-based methods
is presupposed. The research profile of the candidate should fit into the
interdisciplinary nature of the Excellence Center for Cognitive Sciences at
Potsdam (http://www.uni-potsdam.de/humfak/hum-exzellenzbereich.html).
Participation is expected in the Collaborative Research Project
(Sonderforschungsbereich 632), Information Structure: the linguistic means
for structuring utterances, sentences and texts (see:
http://www.sfb632.uni-potsdam.de/main.html), and in other projects related
to cognitive science. Experience in obtaining third-party funding and an
international presence is desirable.

The University of Potsdam is an Equal Opportunity employer and is actively
engaged in increasing the proportion of women in research and teaching;
qualified women are therefore encouraged to apply. All other things being
equal, handicapped candidates will be given preference.

Questions regarding the job opening should be directed to Shravan Vasishth

Applications should be received by February 20 2010, and should be sent to
the address below.

Application Deadline: 20-Feb-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
The President
University of Potsdam
Am Neues Palais 10
14469 Potsdam
Contact Information:
Jutta Boethke
Email: boethkegmail.com

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