LINGUIST List 25.5227

Tue Dec 30 2014

Jobs: German; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Documentation; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Project Coordinator, Institut für Deutsche Sprache and University of Heidelberg

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Date: 29-Dec-2014
From: Andreas Witt <applications_lwccl.uni-heidelberg.de>
Subject: German; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Documentation; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Project Coordinator, Institut für Deutsche Sprache and University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
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University or Organization: Institut für Deutsche Sprache and University of Heidelberg
Department: Leibniz ScienceCampus and Department of Computational Linguistics
Job Location: Mannheim, Germany
Web Address: http://wisscamp.de/en/
Job Title: Project Coordinator for a new Leibniz ScienceCampus, Heidelberg and Mannheim

Job Rank: Manager; Other; Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Documentation; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): German (deu)

Description:

The Institute for the German Language (Institut für Deutsche Sprache, IDS) in Mannheim and the Institute for Computational Linguistics (ICL) at Heidelberg University will jointly establish the Leibniz ScienceCampus "Empirical Linguistics and Computational Language Modeling". The Leibniz ScienceCampus aims to conduct innovative research to support the high-quality automatic annotation of large-scale corpus resources of German language through induction of domain-, genre- and variety-adaptive natural language processing models, to enable advanced empirical research in linguistics as well as innovative applications in the humanities and the social sciences.

For more details on the Leibniz ScienceCampus, seen http://www.wisscamp.de/en

The Institute for the German Language (IDS) and the Institute for Computational Linguistics (ICL) at Heidelberg University offer a position starting 1 April 2015 for a Scientific Coordinator (Reference number: 1/2015).

Salary is based on Germany's academic salary level TV-L 13. The weekly working hours correspond to 100% of the regular weekly working hours. The vacancy is for an initial period of two years, with the possibility of extension for further two years.

Responsibilities:

- Administration and coordination of the research project
- Project management
- External representation of the Science Campus
- Organization of conferences
- Communication with research projects of the ScienceCampus and with cooperation partners
- Research activities within the Leibniz ScienceCampus
- Contribution to projects within the ScienceCampus and third-party funded
projects
- Fund-raising for projects at EU and national levels.

Requirements:

- Completed Ph.D. in computational linguistics, linguistics, computer science or related areas
- Experience in the acquisition and management of projects very welcome
- Excellent teamwork skills, outstanding commitment, openness and flexibility, experience in the coordination of research groups very welcome

For more information, please contact Prof. Anette Frank and Prof. Andreas Witt at the email address below.

Please forward your application including:

- Letter of motivation and areas of interest relating to the research program of the Science Campus
- CV including information on publications and experiences
- Degrees/diplomas, when appropriate, references

to Prof. Anette Frank and Prof. Andreas Witt by 31 January 2015, exclusively in electronic form. Please use the the application email below and make sure that your application quotes the reference number and uses pdf format.

Applications will be accepted until the vacancy is filled.

IDS and the University of Heidelberg seek to increase the proportion of qualified women in academic staff and strongly encourage women to submit applications. The reconciliation of job and family is especially supported by IDS and Heidelberg University. Handicapped persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: applications_lwccl.uni-heidelberg.de
Contact Information:
Andreas Witt
Email: applications_lwccl.uni-heidelberg.de

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