LINGUIST List 21.1960

Sat Apr 24 2010

Jobs: Text and Document Analysis: Assistant Professor, U of Basel

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        1.    Christian Tschudin, Text and Document Analysis: Assistant Professor, University of Basel, Switzerland

Message 1: Text and Document Analysis: Assistant Professor, University of Basel, Switzerland
Date: 23-Apr-2010
From: Christian Tschudin <>
Subject: Text and Document Analysis: Assistant Professor, University of Basel, Switzerland
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University or Organization: University of Basel Department: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Job Location: Basel, Switzerland Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Text and Document Analysis


The Faculty of Science of the University of Basel, Switzerland, invitesoutstanding scientists to apply for an Assistant Professorship(Tenure-Track) in Computational Intelligence in the Department ofMathematics and Computer Science, beginning in Spring 2011 or earlier.

The University of Basel is promoting the growing area of computationalscience. The faculty of science started in 2002 to offer a full Bachelorand Master program in Computer Science with an application-oriented profile.

Job Specifications:The person to be appointed will have an excellent track record in the fieldof Computational Intelligence, a field that is defined at the intersectionof Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Algorithmics, ComputationalScience and Applied Mathematics. Possible research areas include, but arenot limited to, text and document analysis, planning and schedulingproblems or discrete optimization. The position includes teaching duties inresearch related fields as well as core computer science at the Master andPhD level (in English) and at the Bachelor level (German preferred).

The successful candidate is expected to establish close cooperation withinthe university. Experience with industrial and academic cooperation isdesirable.

Application:The University of Basel seeks to increase the proportion of women amongfaculty members and therefore specifically encourages female candidates toapply.

Applications must include a detailed CV, a list of publications togetherwith selected publications, a research and teaching statement, as well as acover letter with names of referees. Applications must be sent by May 26th,2010 in paper and electronic form (pdf) to the address below or via emailto

URL of the Computer Science Department:

Application Deadline: 26-May-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Dean Prof Dr Eberhard Parlow Faculty of Science Klingelbergstrasse 50 Basel 4056 Switzerland Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Prof Christian Tschudin Email:

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