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LINGUIST List 22.2374

Mon Jun 06 2011

Jobs: NLP: Post Doc, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University

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        1.     Dana Komárková , Natural Language Processing: Post Doc, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Message 1: Natural Language Processing: Post Doc, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Date: 06-Jun-2011
From: Dana Komárková <researchfi.muni.cz>
Subject: Natural Language Processing: Post Doc, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
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University or Organization: Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University
Department: Natural Language Processing Centre
Job Location: Brno, Czech Republic
Web Address: http://nlp.fi.muni.cz
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


Description:

Up to four post-doc positions in computer science are available at the
Natural Language Processing Centre (NLPC) at Faculty of Informatics,
Masaryk University, Brno. The positions are initially limited to one year
but can be extended to two years based on a successful evaluation
after the first 8 months. The gross salary will be 2,000 EUR per month.
Anticipated starting date is September 1, 2011 (can be negotiated) and
preference will be given to those who can start by Autumn 2011.

Applicants should have (by the starting date) a PhD in computer science,
computational linguistics or a closely related discipline and ideally will
have a strong background in one of the research activities carried
out at the NLPC, namely:
- corpus linguistics
- lexicography
- syntax and syntactic analysis
- ontologies and semantic analysis
- machine translation
- logical analysis

The willingness to contribute to the teaching programme of the NLPC by
means of a specialized course is welcome. The applicants should enjoy
working in a team and have good communication skills. Fluency in English is
required.

In order to encourage mobility, the candidate cannot be considered eligible
for this position if by the starting date, he or she has already worked or
studied at Masaryk University for a total of 6 months or more, during the
last 3 years. Candidates who did not graduate from a university in the
Czech Republic will be strongly preferred.

The positions are open until filled. Interested candidates are invited to
apply to the application address or application email address below.

The application should contain CV, list of publications, cover letter with
statement of research interests and names and contact information of three
researchers who are familiar with the applicant's work and who could
provide recommendation letters if needed. Electronic submissions
are highly encouraged.

*** First round for application processing ends June 15, further rounds
follow. ***

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dana Komárková
R&D Office, Faculty of Informatics
Botanicka 68a
602 00 Brno
Czech Republic
Email Address for Applications: researchfi.muni.cz
Contact Information:
Dana Komárková
Email: researchfi.muni.cz


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