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LINGUIST List 24.3085

Tue Jul 30 2013

Support: Computational Linguistics/Germany

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

Date: 29-Jul-2013
From: Sebastian Pado <padoims.uni-stuttgart.de>
Subject: PhD Student, Stuttgart University, Germany
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Department: Institut für Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung
Web Address: http://www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

The research group of Theoretical Computational Linguistics at IMS,
Stuttgart University, is looking to fill a PhD student position.
Payment is according to the German TV-L pay scale (TV-L 13 50%;
see [1] for details). The position is initially open for three years.

The research group, headed by Sebastian Pado, is concerned primarily
with the cognitive and linguistic aspects of word and phrase meaning,
machine learning methods for meaning acquisition, applications of
lexical semantics as well as cross-lingual semantic analysis [2].

The PhD position is in the area of semantics of
discourse. Prerequisite is a master's degree or diploma in
computational linguistics, computer science, or a related field.
Candidates are expected to have substantial previous knowledge
of natural language processing, solid programming skills.
Prior experience in the specific areas outlined above is a
plus. Since the position comes with teaching obligations, candidates
need to have a good command of German, or be willing to acquire it
quickly.

Please send applications (a single PDF file containing a motivation
letter, CV, list of publications, research statement, and names of two
references) by email to Sebastian Pado, padoims.uni-stuttgart.de.
Paper applications are disprefered. Applications received by August
31st will receive full consideration. The position is open until filled.

For further information, send me an email to padoims.uni-stuttgart.de
or meet me directly at ACL 2013.

[1] http://oeffentlicher-dienst.info/c/t/rechner/tv-l/west?id=tv-l-2013
[2] http://www.nlpado.de/~sebastian

Applications Deadline: 31-Aug-2013

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Sebastian Pado Pfaffenwaldring 5b Stuttgart 70569 Germany

Contact Information:
        Sebastian Pado padoims.uni-stuttgart.de


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