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LINGUIST List 24.3582

Thu Sep 12 2013

Jobs: English; German; Applied Ling; Comp Ling; Text/Corpus Ling; NLP: Researcher, Saarland University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 12-Sep-2013
From: Erich Steiner <e.steinermx.uni-saarland.de>
Subject: English; German; Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Natural Language Processing: Researcher, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
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University or Organization: Saarland University
Department: Applied Linguistics, Translation and Interpreting
Job Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
Web Address: http://fr46.uni-saarland.de/index.php?id=2&L=1
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Natural Language Processing

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

Description:

The Chair of Translation Studies (English) at the Institute of Applied Linguistics,Translation and Interpreting at Universität des Saarlandes (Saarbrücken, Germany) offers a half-time researcher position (fixed-term 2,5 Years) in the DFG-funded project ‘English-German contrasts in cohesion - Towards an empirically-based comparison’, with a particular focus on the written-spoken dimension.

Information on the project jointly directed by Erich Steiner and Kerstin Kunz can be obtained from (http://www.gecco.uni-saarland.de/GECCo/en.Home.html).

The position is open for a PhD student or a Postdoc researcher. Main tasks include: expansion of the existing architecture of an English-German corpus.

The successful candidate is expected to have relevant computational expertise, experience in statistical evaluation of data and in methods of lexical and semantic analysis. Prerequisites are a relevant masters/ diploma degree or a PhD in a relevant discipline and experience in corpus-based methods.

A good command of German and English is mandatory.

The salary is according to the German TV-L system (level 13). The position is for 2,5 years, starting on 15th November or as soon as possible thereafter. Universität des Saarlandes is an equal opportunities employer. Applications of women are thus especially encouraged; applications of disabled persons will be given preferential treatment to those of other candidates with equal qualifications. Applications should be sent to Erich Steiner and include a letter of motivation, CV, list of academic publications, and copies of academic degree certificates (reference no. W772)).

The deadline for application is October 9, 2013. For inquiries please contact Erich Steiner
(e.steinermx.uni-saarland.de) or Kerstin Kunz (k.kunzmx.uni-saarland.de).

Importantly, please consult the official and legally binding version of this advertisement at the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 09-Oct-2013
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Erich Steiner
Universität des Saarlandes
Fachrichung 4.6 - Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft sowie Übersetzen und Dolmetschen
Campus A 2.2
Saarbrücken 66123
Germany
Email Address for Applications: e.steinermx.uni-saarland.de
Web Address for Applications: http://www.uni-saarland.de/campus/service-und-kultur/dienstleistungen-der-verwaltung/stellenausschreibungen/wissenschaftliches-personal.html
Contact Information:
Erich Steiner
Email: e.steinermx.uni-saarland.de

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