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LINGUIST List 22.2386

Tue Jun 07 2011

Jobs: Corpus Ling; Comp Lexicography: Researcher, U of Tuebingen

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        1.     Thomas Zastrow , Corpus Linguistics; Computational Lexicography; Lexical Semantics: Researcher, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Message 1: Corpus Linguistics; Computational Lexicography; Lexical Semantics: Researcher, University of Tuebingen, Germany
Date: 07-Jun-2011
From: Thomas Zastrow <thomas.zastrowuni-tuebingen.de>
Subject: Corpus Linguistics; Computational Lexicography; Lexical Semantics: Researcher, University of Tuebingen, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Tuebingen
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Tuebingen, Germany
Web Address: http://www.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Lexicography; Semantics; Text/Corpus Linguistics


Description:

The Division of Computational Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics
at the University of Tuebingen, Germany is searching for a full-time
researcher with a specialization in one or more of the following areas:

- corpus linguistics
- computational lexicography
- lexical semantics
- computational tools for language analysis

Knowledge of German is highly desirable. Skills in any modern programming
language (eg. Python, Java, Perl) are helpful. The successful candidate
will participate in an externally-funded, on-going research project. Duties
include the development and maintenance of digital language resources,
preparation of research papers and reports, as well as participation in
project meetings and workshops. Good communication skills are a plus.

Further information about the department can be found at the URL above.

The earliest starting date for the position is August 1, 2011. The initial
period of appointment is until June 2014, although contracts for a shorter
term are also possible.

The position is at the rank of 'Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter' (Ph.D. or
M.A./M.Sc. in linguistics, computational linguistics or a related field is
required). For applicants with an M.A., the position offers the possibility
of preparing a PhD thesis. The salary is determined by the German civil
servants standard (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L). The exact salary amount varies
depending on experience and marital status.

Applications should include CV and an outline of research
experience/interests. Names and addresses of references would be helpful.
Applications should be sent by mail or email to the address below.

Applications received by July 7, 2011 will receive full consideration,
although interviews may start at any time and will continue until the
position has been filled.

Disabled applicants will be preferred if they have the same qualifications
as a non-disabled applicants. The University of Tuebingen strives to
increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and therefore
encourages qualified female scientists to apply.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Thomas Zastrow
Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft, Abt. Computerlinguistik
Eberhard-Karls Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstr. 19
Tuebingen 72074
Germany
Email Address for Applications: thomas.zastrowuni-tuebingen.de
Contact Information:
Thomas Zastrow
Email: thomas.zastrowuni-tuebingen.de


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