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Wed Feb 23 2011

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Groningen

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        1.     John Nerbonne , Computational Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Date: 22-Feb-2011
From: John Nerbonne <j.nerbonnerug.nl>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Groningen, Netherlands
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University or Organization: University of Groningen
Department: Information Science
Job Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.rug.nl/
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


The department of Information Science (Alfa-Informatica) at the University
of Groningen is seeking a temporary:

Lecturer Information Science
Part-time (0,7) position for three years
Vacancy number: 211053

The department is focused on computational linguistics, especially in
syntactic and phonological processing, and would most like to strengthen
this focus by attracting researchers in computational linguistics with
specializations complementary to those of the current staff, e.g. text
sentiment analysis, machine translation, computational semantics,
computer-supported language learning, computational simulations of language
behavior. We are willing to consider other, similar specializations.

The teaching duties will be concentrated on databases, language processing,
usability and/or simulation. The successful candidate will also be expected
to contribute to research, including grant proposals, and will be asked to
assume a share of organizational tasks, e.g. recruitment, communication or
software/hardware support.

- A Ph.D. degree in (Computational) Linguistics or a related field such as
Linguistics, Computer Science, or Artificial Intelligence.
- Proven research ability documented by publications.
- Proven interest and success in computational studies is a must.
- Ability to work independently and interest in interdisciplinary research.
- Willingness to learn Dutch and to locate in Groningen.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
The salary for this lecturer position is starting from 3195 EUR (scale
11.0) on a full-time base. Commencement of employment is Aug. 2011. The
duration of contract is 70% for three years. We foresee reserving 20% for
research so that teaching responsibilities would be 50% for teaching.

For additional information, please see


or contact prof. dr. ir. John Nerbonne, contact information below.

Your application should include a cover letter, including remarks on how
this position fits in your career goals, a current curriculum vitae
(including a list of publications), a sketch of current research interests
and the name and e-mail addresses of two referees.

Please submit applications by 15 Apr 2011 to:
University of Groningen
Personnel and Organization Department

When applying for this job always mention the vacancy number 211053

Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2011

Web Address for Applications: http://www.rug.nl/corporate/vacatures/jobOpportunitiesRUG
Contact Information:
prof. dr. ir. John Nerbonne
Email: j.nerbonnerug.nl
Phone: +31 50 363-5815
Fax: +31 50 363-6855
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