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LINGUIST List 23.1301

Wed Mar 14 2012

Jobs: Comp Ling: Post Doc/Researcher, Heidelberg University

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Date: 14-Mar-2012
From: Stefan Riezler <riezlergmail.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc/Researcher, Heidelberg University, Germany
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University or Organization: Heidelberg University
Department: Computational Linguistics
Job Location: Heidelberg, Germany
Web Address: http://www.cl.uni-heidelberg.de
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


**Please note that this position has been filled.


The chair of Linguistic Informatics at the Institute for Computational
Linguistics, Heidelberg University, Germany, invites applications for a
research associate position (Phd or PostDoc) in the research project 'Cross-
language Learning-to-Rank for Patent Retrieval' funded by the Deutsche
Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

The goal of the project is to develop a synergetic combination of patent
translation and patent retrieval in a well-defined machine learning framework.
The project is led by Stefan Riezler whose work focuses on statistical
machine translation and machine learning for natural language processing.
The Institute for Computational Linguistics (ICL) in Heidelberg (www.cl.uni-heidelberg.de)
is a lively research environment and one of the largest centers for
computational linguistics in Germany.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD or Master's degree (for the Postdoc and
PhD position, respectively) in computational linguistics, computer science, or
a related field. A profound background in machine learning and statistics and
excellent programming skills (C/C++/Python) are required.

The appointment is a full position for 3 years, with a start date of May 1, 2012
or soon thereafter. Salary is paid according to the German TV-L 13 scale.

Applications should be in PDF format and include a statement of research
interests, university transcripts, a CV, and the names of two references.
Review of applications begins at once and will continue until the position is
filled. Please send inquiries and applications to Anke Sopka & Corinna
Schwarz, Sekretariat ICL at the application email address below.

Anke Sopka & Corinna Schwarz, Sekretariat ICL

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Anke Sopka & Corinna Schwarz, Sekretariat ICL

Email Address for Applications: sekretariatcl.uni-heidelberg.de
Contact Information:
Stefan Riezler
Email: riezlergmail.com

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