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Job Announcement: University of Tuebingen

English; German; Computational Linguistics; Semantics: Researcher, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany


Employer: University of Tuebingen
General and Computational Linguistics
http://www.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/
Job Location: Tuebingen, Germany
Title: Computational Linguist
Rank: Researcher
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Semantics
Language Specialty: English
German
LL Issue: 24.1773
Date Submitted: 22-Apr-2013
Job 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
Application Address: Verena  Henrich
Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft
Wilhelmstr. 19, Raum 2.24
Tuebingen    72074
Germany 
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