LINGUIST List 21.5094

Thu Dec 16 2010

Jobs: German; Comp Ling; Disc Analysis: PhD Student, U of Tuebingen

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        1.     Erhard Hinrichs , German; Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Lexicography: PhD Student, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Message 1: German; Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Lexicography: PhD Student, University of Tuebingen, Germany
Date: 15-Dec-2010
From: Erhard Hinrichs <ehsfs.uni-tuebingen.de>
Subject: German; Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Lexicography: PhD Student, University of Tuebingen, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Tuebingen Department: SFB 833 Job Location: Tuebingen, Germany Web Address: http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/forschung/forschungsschwerpunkte/sonderforschungsbereiche/sfb-833/
Job Rank: PhD Student

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Lexicography

Required Language(s): German, Standard (deu)

Description:

The Collaborative Research Center 'Constitution of Meaning' at theUniversity of Tuebingen, Germany, has an opening for a research position(50% of full-time appointment, Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L/2) in ComputationalLinguistics.

The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience in one or moreof the following areas:- lexical acquisition / computational lexicography- discourse structure / discourse relations

Some programming experience (in Python, Java, Perl or C++) and (near)native-level command of German, as well good communication skills inEnglish are required.

Experience in one of the following areas is considered a plus:- use of supervised machine learning in NLP (e.g. coreference, SRL, WSD orsimilar applications)- unsupervised learning / clustering (e.g., SVD, LDA, k-means)

The Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft (SfS) and the Collaborative ResearchCenter (SFB 833) offer a stimulating interdisciplinary research environmentwith the opportunity of completing a Ph.D. degree.

The initial period of appointment for this position is until June 30, 2013.Subject to renewal of the project, the appointment can be extended to aperiod of maximally five years.

Applications should include CV, an outline of research experience, as wellas names and addresses of two referees. Applications should be sent by mailor by email to the address below.

Applications received by February 1, 2011 will receive full consideration,although interviews may start at any time and will continue until theposition has been filled.

Disabled applicants will be preferred if they have the same qualificationsas non-disabled applicants.

The University of Tuebingen strives to increase the proportion of women inresearch and teaching, and therefore encourages qualified female scientiststo apply.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Erhard Hinrichs Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft Wilhelmstr. 19 Tuebingen 72074 Germany Email Address for Applications: ehsfs.uni-tuebingen.de Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Erhard Hinrichs Email: ehsfs.uni-tuebingen.de

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