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LINGUIST List 23.948

Fri Feb 24 2012

Jobs: Comp Ling; Information Extraction: Researcher/PhD Student, U of Zurich

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        1.     Fabio Rinaldi , Computational Linguistics; Information Extraction: Researcher/PhD Student, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Message 1: Computational Linguistics; Information Extraction: Researcher/PhD Student, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Date: 24-Feb-2012
From: Fabio Rinaldi <fabio.rinaldiuzh.ch>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Information Extraction: Researcher/PhD Student, University of Zurich, Switzerland
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University or Organization: University of Zurich
Department: Institute of Computational Linguistics
Job Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Web Address: http://www.cl.uzh.ch/
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Information Extraction; Text Mining

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


The Institute of Computational Linguistics at the University of Zurich is
looking for a PhD student to carry out research in Information Extraction
and Text Mining with applications in the biomedical domain and in the
banking domain.

- Master degree in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science or a
related field
- Languages: good command of English and German
- Good programming skills
- Experience with Information Extraction, Text Mining or Question
Answering is a plus

The PhD student will be expected to work closely with the members of the
OntoGene team (http://www.ontogene.org/) on:
- Automated Processing of scientific publications and software requests
- Requirement analysis for applications in the domain of banking software
- Developing novel Information Extraction strategies

- Salary according to the Swiss National Science Foundation rules (41,000
CHF - 47,000 CHF annually)
- Additional earnings through teaching assignments possible
- Support for conference and summer school attendance
- Small and enthusiastic team
- High standard of living in one of the most attractive European cities:

Supervisors: Dr Fabio Rinaldi, Prof. Martin Volk

The position can be filled immediately and has secured funding for 24
months (funds for a 3rd year pending but likely).

Please send (by email) your CV, your academic record and a short
statement of interest by March 10th, 2012 to Dr. Fabio Rinaldi at the email
address below.

Application Deadline: 10-Mar-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr Fabio Rinaldi
Institute of Computational Linguistics
University of Zurich
Binzm├╝hlestrasse 14
Zurich CH-8050
Email Address for Applications: fabio.rinaldiuzh.ch
Contact Information:
Dr Fabio Rinaldi
Email: fabio.rinaldiuzh.ch

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