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Job Announcement: Saarland University

Computational Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Natural Language Processing: Junior Faculty, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

Employer: Saarland University
Job Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
Title: Junior Research Group Leader
Rank: Junior Faculty
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Natural Language Processing
LL Issue: 23.5387
Date Submitted: 20-Dec-2012
Job Description: The Cluster of Excellence "Multimodal Computing and Interaction" at Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany, seeks applications for a number of new Junior Research Group Leader positions. The Cluster provides a highly interdisciplinary research environment with a strong Computational Linguistics component. One of the Cluster's central research areas is 'Speech and Language Processing'. Group leaders will receive junior faculty status at Saarland University, including the right to supervise Bachelor, Master and PhD students. Junior research groups are equipped with a budget of 80k to 100k Euros per year to cover research personnel and other costs.

Deadline for applications is January 31st, 2013.

For the complete announcement see: http://www.uni-saarland.de/fileadmin/user_upload/Campus/Service/Stellenausschreibung/Wissenschaftliches_Personal/W673.pdf

Additional information on the excellence cluster is available at http://www.mmci.uni-saarland.de/

Please feel free to contact for further information any of the PIs (Matthew Crocker, Manfred Pinkal, Hans Uszkoreit) or JRG leaders (Vera Demberg, Ingmar Steiner, Ivan Titov) in the research area.
Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2013
Application URL: https://application.mmci.uni-saarland.de/
Contact Information:  MMCI Cluster Administrative Office
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