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Job Announcement: University of Tuebingen

Computational Linguistics: Researcher/Scientist, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany

Employer: University of Tuebingen
Computational Linguistics
Job Location: Tuebingen, Germany
Title: Computational Linguist
Rank: Researcher
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.1114
Date Submitted: 03-Mar-2014
Job 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 for more information.

For the CLARIN and CLARIN-D projects, we are searching for a computational linguist with demonstrated research expertise in one or more of the following areas: (scalable) web services, web applications, standardization and interoperability of language resources, mark-up languages, and metadata standards.

Programming experience in Java (or another object-oriented language) and in a scripting language such as Python or Perl are required. Good command of German and good communication skills in English are expected. Prior experience in research infrastructure initiatives is desirable.

An M.Sc. in Computer Science or a Ph.D. in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, or related field is required.

The starting date for this full-time position is June 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 April 04, 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
Application Address: Marie  Hinrichs
Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft
Wilhelmstr. 19, zi. 2.21
Tuebingen    72074
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Contact Information: Marie  Hinrichs
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