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Sun Feb 21 2010

Jobs: Romance Philology; Linguistics: PhD Position, U of Cologne

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        1.    Martin Becker, Romance Philology; Linguistics: PhD Position, University of Cologne, Germany

Message 1: Romance Philology; Linguistics: PhD Position, University of Cologne, Germany
Date: 19-Feb-2010
From: Martin Becker <>
Subject: Romance Philology; Linguistics: PhD Position, University of Cologne, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Cologne Job Location: Cologne, Germany Job Rank: PhD Position

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Romance Philology

Required Language(s): Romance

The Department of Romance Philology of the University of Cologne is lookingfor a recent MA major in Romance Philology or General Linguistics orComputational Linguistics with a keen interest in Corpus Linguistics.

Candidates should have a good experience in different operatingsystems (Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft), in at least one programming or scriptlanguage (e.g. Perl) and they should be familiar with annotation and querytools.

The position will be part-time (50%); salary and social benefits aredetermined by the German public service pay scale (TVL-13). The teachingload is two hours per week , which corresponds to one course persemester. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, academictranscripts indicating their degrees and further detailed information ontheir language competence, experience in corpus linguistics and programmingetc. to the email address below.

The position is limited, for the time being, to 2 years (but can be renewed fora third year). It is available starting 1 April 2010 or soon thereafter.

Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome. Given equalqualifications, severely handicapped applicants will be preferred.Applications from women are particularly welcome. Given equalqualifications, ability, and achievement, women will be preferred.

Application Deadline: 20-Mar-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Martin Becker Universität zu Köln Romanisches Seminar Albertus-Magnus-Platz Cologne/Köln 50923 Germany Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Martin Becker Email:

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