LINGUIST List 20.352

Tue Feb 03 2009

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: W2 Professor, University of Bielefeld

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        1.    Marcus Kracht, Computational Linguistics: W2 Professor, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: W2 Professor, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Date: 03-Feb-2009
From: Marcus Kracht <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: W2 Professor, University of Bielefeld, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Bielefeld Department: Linguistics Job Location: Bielefeld NRW, Germany Web Address:
Job Rank: W2 Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


The Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Studies at the University ofBielefeld will be appointing a Professor ('W2-Professur') for AppliedComputational Linguistics at the earliest possible opportunity.

The successful applicant will cover the full breadth of the field ofApplied Computational Linguistics. Especially welcome are specialisations in:- dialog modeling- text generation and text parsing- language variation and language evolution- computational semantics- text technology

The successful candidate must be prepared to cooperate in the consortialresearch in which linguistics in Bielefeld is involved (Special ResearchGroup 273 'Alignment in Communication' and the Excellence Cluster'Cognitive Interaction Technology'), and will be responsible for teachingand student supervision in the BA programme 'Text Technology', as well asthe BA, MA and PhD programmes in computational linguistics.

The conditions for appointment are a completed course of university studiesand a first class doctorate in a relevant field, with additional scientificachievements whose evaluation will be restricted to the current hiringprocedure (§36 HG legal requirement).

Queries should be directed to Prof. Barbara Job (see contact informationbelow).

The University of Bielefeld is an equal opportunities employer.Applications by candidates with physical impairments are encouraged.Applications by women are encouraged. Other attributes (suitability,ability, academic achievement) being equal, applications by women will bepreferred, provided that there are no reasons to the contrary in the personof a competing applicant.

Applications must not be submitted in special applications folders.

The legally binding advertisement text is the German original, which can befound at

Application Deadline: 10-Mar-2009 Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Weingarten Fakultät für Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft Universität Bielefeld Postfach 100131 Bielefeld 33501 Germany Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Barbara Job Email: Phone: 00495211063512