LINGUIST List 21.3239

Wed Aug 11 2010

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, Heidelberg University

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        1.    Sebastian Pado, Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, Heidelberg University, Germany

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, Heidelberg University, Germany
Date: 11-Aug-2010
From: Sebastian Pado <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, Heidelberg University, Germany
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University or Organization: Heidelberg University Department: Seminar fuer Computerlinguistik Job Location: , Germany Web Address:
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


The department of computational linguistics (Seminar f├╝rComputerlinguistik) at Heidelberg University is pleased to announce anopening for a postdoctoral researcher.

The CL department at Heidelberg hosts a young and dynamic team thatconducts research in computational linguistics and natural languageprocessing. Three professorships, a growing number of PhD students andresearchers, as well as good contacts to industry make Heidelberg one ofthe centers of computational linguistics in Germany.

The postdoctoral position will be located in the group of Sebastian Pado.The group's focus is on computational lexical semantics (representation ofword and phrase meaning, applications of lexical knowledge, cross-lingualanalysis) -- you may also review:

The successful candidate will independently lead research projects, beinvolved in project planning, supervise students, and participate inteaching. Prerequisites for this position are a PhD in (computational)linguistics, computer science, or a related area. We expect thoroughknowledge of statistical language processing, solid programming skills, anda dedication to research. Fair knowledge of German is required. Experiencein student supervision and project management are a plus.

The salary and social benefits are according to Germany's public sectorTV-L E13 scale. The position will be filled initially for a two-year term,with possible extension.

The application (letter of motivation, research statement, CV with list ofpublications, PhD thesis) should be sent to the application email below.

Application Deadline: 30-Sep-2010 Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Prof. Sebastian Pado Email:

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