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LINGUIST List 17.1657

Thu Jun 01 2006

Jobs: Discipline of Linguistics: Researcher, University of Stuttgart

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        1.    Artemis Alexiadou, Discipline of Linguistics: Researcher, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Message 1: Discipline of Linguistics: Researcher, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Date: 31-May-2006
From: Artemis Alexiadou <artemisifla.uni-stuttgart.de>
Subject: Discipline of Linguistics: Researcher, University of Stuttgart, Germany

University or Organization: University of Stuttgart
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Discipline of Linguistics


In the context of the newly founded Collaborative Research Center
(Sonderforschungsbereich) 732 'Incremental specification in context' funded
by the DFG, the following positions are available at the University of

1. Project A2 (principal investigators: Bernd Moebius & Hinrich Schuetze)
1 full position for a phonetician or speech researcher with PhD in hand;
familiarity with experimental methods in phonetics; strong interest in
modelling the perception-production loop in the framework of Exemplar Theory.

1 half position for a researcher with a strong background in statistics;
interest in multidimensional distance measures and computational modelling;
may be combined into a full BAT IIa position with the corresponding
position in D5 (Schuetze).
Contact: bernd.moebiusims.uni-stuttgart.de

2. Project B2 (principal investigator: Martin Becker)
1 half position. Required: very good knowledge of French and Italian;
familiarity with current linguistic theories (lexical semantics,
morphology, syntax); familiarity with older stages of Romance languages
(especially Old French); ability to use corpora.
Contact: martin.beckerling.uni-stuttgart.de

3. Project B5 (principal investigator: Achim Stein)
1 full position for a linguist with excellent/native competence of French;
experience in lexical semantics, preferably also DRT; desired: experience
with ontologies and tools for designing ontologies, basic knowledge of
computational linguistics.

1 half position for a computational linguist with experience in
object-oriented languages (Java, C++) and script languages (Perl); desired:
knowledge of French, knowledge in semantics, experience with ontology tools
(e.g. Protege).
Contact: achim.steinling.uni-stuttgart.de

4. Project C2 (principal investigator: Klaus von Heusinger)
1 full position. Required: expertise in semantics and strong interest in
comparative research and in Differentiated Object Marking languages. The
successful applicant will develop a pertinent questionnaire, supervise
other researchers working with this questionnaire, and integrate their
results into a coherent semantic framework.
Contact: Klaus.vonHeusingerling.uni-stuttgart.de

5. Project D1 (principal investigator: Uwe Reyle)
1 position (full time or half time) for a computational linguist or
linguist with good knowledge of algorithmic Syntax and/or Semantics of
Contact: uwe.reyleims.uni-stuttgart.de

6. Project D5 (principal investigator: Hinrich Schuetze)
1 full position for a computer scientist, computational linguist or
researcher from a related field, ideally with completed PhD; familiarity
with machine learning approaches to NLP; interest in linguistically
motivated models.

1 half position for a computational linguist with experience in statistical
parsing and a strong background in non-discrete mathematics. Position may
be combined with BAT IIa/2 position in A2.
Contact: hinrich.schuetzeims.uni-stuttgart.de

The salary for the full positions is based at the BATIIa scale, for the
half positions at the BATIIa/2 scale. The positions start July 1, 2006 and
last 4 years.
Applications should be sent to the respective principal investigator of the
project you are applying for no later than June 16, 2006. We will only
consider applications submitted by e-mail. Please indicate which position
you are applying for, and attach your CV.

Details on the projects to be found on the web site of the SFB:


For further information on the SFB, please contact the center's Director:
Artemis Alexiadou, artemisifla.uni-stuttgart.de.

Address for Applications:

Prof. Artemis Alexiadou
Institute of English Linguistics
Keplerstr. 17
Stuttgart 70174

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Artemis Alexiadou
Email: artemisifla.uni-stuttgart.de
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