LINGUIST List 24.3085
Tue Jul 30 2013
Support: Computational Linguistics/Germany
Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel
Sebastian Pado <pado
PhD Student, Stuttgart University, Germany
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Department: Institut für Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung
Web Address: http://www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics
The research group of Theoretical Computational Linguistics at IMS,
Stuttgart University, is looking to fill a PhD student position.Payment is according to the German TV-L pay scale (TV-L 13 50%;see  for details). The position is initially open for three years.
The research group, headed by Sebastian Pado, is concerned primarily
with the cognitive and linguistic aspects of word and phrase meaning,
machine learning methods for meaning acquisition, applications of
lexical semantics as well as cross-lingual semantic analysis .
The PhD position is in the area of semantics of
discourse. Prerequisite is a master's degree or diploma in
computational linguistics, computer science, or a related field.
Candidates are expected to have substantial previous knowledgeof natural language processing, solid programming skills.Prior experience in the specific areas outlined above is a
plus. Since the position comes with teaching obligations, candidates
need to have a good command of German, or be willing to acquire it
Please send applications (a single PDF file containing a motivation
letter, CV, list of publications, research statement, and names of two
references) by email to Sebastian Pado, pado
or meet me directly at ACL 2013.
Applications Deadline: 31-Aug-2013
Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Sebastian Pado
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