LINGUIST List 24.2868

Mon Jul 15 2013

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

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 14-Jul-2013
From: Ulrike Demske <>
Subject: German; Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Researcher, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Potsdam Department: German Department Job Location: Potsdam, Germany Web Address:
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): German (deu)


The research group 'Referenzkorpus Fr├╝hneuhochdeutsch' at the University of Potsdam, Germany, invites applications from (computational) linguists (M.Sc. or equivalent) for a research position (part-time, salary according to TV-L E13). The starting date for the position is October 1st, 2013 or as soon as possible. The position is open until filled.

The project aims at building a morphologically and syntactically annotated corpus of Early New High German. The key duties of the position include the following responsibilities:
- Developing, updating and maintaining a treebank of Early New High German
- Critical survey and testing of alternative tools for treebank annotation
- Close cooperation with associated research groups at the locations in Bochum/Germany and Halle/Germany

Applicants should demonstrate the following skills:
- Solid knowledge of UNIX/LINUX
- Experience with MySQL and other relational databases
- Good command of German
- Good organizational and analytical skills- Good communication skills

Applications should include a CV, an outline of research experience as well as a list with possible referees. The initial period of appointment for this position is until March 31, 2015 with the possibility of renewal depending on funding and performance.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Demske Email:

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