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LINGUIST List 23.2041

Wed Apr 25 2012

Jobs: English; German; Translation-Oriented Language Technology: Full Prof, U des Saarlandes

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Date: 25-Apr-2012
From: Fachrichtung 4.6 <d.schreyermx.uni-saarland.de>
Subject: English; German; Translation-Oriented Language Technology: Full Professor, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany
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University or Organization: Universität des Saarlandes
Department: Applied Linguistics, Translation and Interpreting
Job Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
Web Address: http://fr46.uni-saarland.de/
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Translation; Translation-Oriented Language Technology

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            German (deu)
                            Romance

Description:

The Faculty of Linguistics, Literary and Cultural Studies (Humanities
II) at Universität des Saarlandes in Saarbrücken, Germany invites
applications for a tenured full professor (pay scale W3) in
Translation-Oriented Language Technology

The position is located at the Institute for Applied Linguistics,
Translation and Interpreting, one of the few academic sites in
Germany for translation studies with a special focus on language
technology.

The successful candidate will be responsible for academic duties in
research and teaching in translation-oriented language technology
such as machine/machine-aided translation, translation memories,
terminology extraction and management, and process management.
Expertise in digital research infrastructures, e-humanities or
empirical linguistic methods is desirable.

Candidates are required to have a proven record in acquiring and
leading national and international research projects and are
expected to contribute to the university's research profile, both at the
institute and the faculty as well as across faculties (e.g. collaboration
with computational linguistics, informatics). In teaching, the
successful candidate will be holding courses in translation
technology (notably machine translation, translation memories,
terminology management, process management, quality assurance)
at both BA and MA levels. An ability to provide some coverage of
Romance languages is desirable. Candidates are expected to
contribute to further intra- and cross-faculty study programs. A
working knowledge in German is expected.

Applicants are requested to submit their application, together with an
academic CV, a record of their teaching experience, a list of
academic publications, and copies of academic degree certificates.

Universität des Saarlandes is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications of women are strongly encouraged for this type of
position; applications of disabled persons will be given preferential
treatment to those of other candidates with equal qualifications.

For the official and legally binding text (German) see http://www.uni-saarland.de/campus/service-und-kultur/dienstleistungen-der-verwaltung/stellenausschreibungen/wissenschaftliches-personal.html

The closing date for applications is 31.05.2012

Application Deadline: 31-May-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Universität des Saarlandes
Philosophische Fakultät II
Dekanat
Campus B 3 1
Saarbrücken, Saarland 66123
Germany
Contact Information:
Fachrichtung 4.6
Email: d.schreyermx.uni-saarland.de

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