LINGUIST List 24.1846

Mon Apr 29 2013

Jobs: English; German; Comp Ling; Text/Corpus Ling: Researcher, University of Tuebingen

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 29-Apr-2013
From: Kathrin Beck <>
Subject: English; German; Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Researcher, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Tuebingen Department: General and Computational Linguistics Job Location: Tuebingen, Germany Web Address:
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            German (deu)

The Division of Computational Linguistics at the University of Tuebingen, Germany is involved in the construction of research infrastructures for language resources and technology at the local, national, and European levels. See for more information.

For these projects, we are searching for a computational linguist with demonstrated research expertise in one or more of the following areas: web services/applications, standardization and interoperability of language resources, mark-up languages, and metadata standards.

Programming experience in Java (or another object-oriented language) and in a scripting language such as Python or Perl are required. Good command of German and good communication skills in English are required. Prior experience in research infrastructure initiatives is desirable.

An M.Sc. in Computer Science or a Ph.D. in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, or related field is required.

The starting date for this full-time position is July 1, 2013. The initial period of appointment ranges from 1-4 years, with the possibility of renewal subject to follow-up funding.

The positions are at the rank of 'Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter'. The salary is determined by the German civil servants standard (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L) and ranges from 42000-52000 Euro per year, depending on the successful applicant's experience.

Applications should include CV, an outline of research experience, as well as names and addresses of references. Applications should be sent by mail or by email to the address below.

Applications received by May 31, 2013 will receive full consideration, although interviews may start at any time and will continue until the position has been filled.

Disabled applicants will be preferred if they have the same qualifications as non-disabled applicants. The University of Tuebingen strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and therefore encourages qualified female scientists to apply.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Kathrin Beck Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft Wilhelmstr. 19, 2.31 Tuebingen 72074 Germany Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Kathrin Beck Email:

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