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LINGUIST List 25.3033

Thu Jul 24 2014

Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Researcher/Scientist, University of Tuebingen

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 24-Jul-2014
From: Dörte de Kok <doerte.de-kokuni-tuebingen.de>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Researcher/Scientist, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Tuebingen
Department: Computational Linguistics
Job Location: Tuebingen, Germany
Web Address: http://www.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/en/ascl.html
Job Title: Computational Linguist

Job Rank: Researcher; Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics


Description:

The Division of Computational Linguistics at the University of Tuebingen, Germany is involved in the construction of research infrastructures for language resources and technology at the local, national, and European levels. See http://www.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/en/ascl/projects.html for more information.

For the NaLiDa (www.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/nalida/en/), Kobra (www.kobra.tu-dortmund.de/mediawiki/index.php?title=Hauptseite), and Collaborative Research Center “The construction of meaning“ (SFB 833; http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/en/research/core-research/collaborative-research-centers/sfb-833/inf-infrastructure-project.html) projects, we are searching for a corpus linguist or a computational linguist with demonstrated research expertise in one or more of the following areas: the use of large corpora in quantitative linguistic research in morphology, syntax, semantics, or discourse analysis; the development of data visualization techniques for corpus data; the development of query tools for text corpora.

Good command of German is strongly preferred, and good communication skills in English are expected. Prior experience in statistical methods for corpus linguistics, the use of text encoding standards for corpora, relevant programming skills, or experience with content management systems are desirable.

An M.A, an M.Sc. or a Ph.D. in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, or related field is required. The starting date for this full-time position is October 1, 2014. The initial period of appointment is until May 31, 2016, with the possibility of renewal subject to follow-up funding. The position is at the rank of 'Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter'. The salary is determined by the German civil servants standard (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L) and ranges from 42000-52000 Euro per year, depending on the successful applicant's experience. Applications should include CV, an outline of research experience, as well as names and addresses of references. Applications should be sent by mail or by email to the address below. Applications received by August 30, 2014 will receive full consideration, although interviews may start at any time and will continue until the position has been filled. Disabled applicants will be preferred if they have the same qualifications as non-disabled applicants. The University of Tuebingen strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and therefore encourages qualified female scientists to apply.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Dörte de Kok
Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft
Wilhelmstr. 19, Zi. 2.219
Tuebingen 72074
Germany
Email Address for Applications: doerte.de-kokuni-tuebingen.de
Contact Information:
Dr. Dörte de Kok
Email: doerte.de-kokuni-tuebingen.de

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