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LINGUIST List 24.1773

Mon Apr 22 2013

Jobs: English; German; Comp Ling; Semantics: Researcher, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 22-Apr-2013
From: Verena Henrich <verena.henrichuni-tuebingen.de>
Subject: English; German; Computational Linguistics; Semantics: Researcher, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Tuebingen
Department: General and Computational Linguistics
Job Location: Tuebingen, Germany
Web Address: http://www.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Semantics

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

Description:

Pending final budgetary approval, the Collaborative Research Center 'Constitution of Meaning' (SFB 833) at the University of Tuebingen, Germany, expects to have an opening in a research project in computational linguistics(full-time appointment, Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L). The project focuses on corpus-based disambiguation of semantic relations in nominal compounds and in referential bridging (Principal Investigator: Erhard Hinrichs; www.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/~eh).

The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience in one or more of the following areas:
- Lexical semantics and distributional semantics
- Machine learning for natural language processing

The following academic qualification is necessary:
- An M.Sc. in Computer Science or a Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, or a related field.

Additional requirements:
- Experience with (object-oriented) programming (e.g. Java, Python, C++, Perl)
- Near native-level command of German
- Good communication skills in English

The initial period of appointment for this position is until June 30, 2017. Shorter appointment periods may also be considered. Applications should include CV, an outline of research experience, as well as names and addresses of two referees, and should be sent by mail or by email to the addresses below. Applications received by May 31, 2013 will receive full consideration, although interviews may start at any time and will continue until the position has been filled.

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

Application Deadline: 31-May-2013
Mailing Address for Applications:
Verena Henrich
Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft
Wilhelmstr. 19, Raum 2.24
Tuebingen 72074
Germany
Email Address for Applications: verena.henrichuni-tuebingen.de
Contact Information:
Verena Henrich
Email: verena.henrichuni-tuebingen.de

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