LINGUIST List 26.3366

Mon Jul 20 2015

Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation: Language Technology Researcher and Developer, DFKI

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Date: 20-Jul-2015
From: Georg Rehm <georg.rehmdfki.de>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation: Language Technology Researcher and Developer, DFKI, Berlin, Germany
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University or Organization: DFKI
Department: Language Technology Lab
Job Location: Berlin, Germany
Web Address: http://www.dfki.de/lt
Job Title: Language Technology Researcher and Developer (three positions available)

Job Rank: Programmer; Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation


Description:

In the Language Technology Lab of DFKI (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence) we have three open vacancies, to be filled by Sep./Oct. 2015 (location: Berlin, Germany). The three Language Technology Researcher and Developer positions focus upon (a) Text Generation, (b) Text Analytics and (c) Machine Translation:

(a) Text Generation Researcher and Developer (job opening No. 43-15/HU)

The position is available starting September/October 2015 and is set in the context of German projects. The candidates should have a masters degree or PhD in computer science, computational linguistics, or in a related discipline (bachelor degree also possible depending on qualifications and expertise). Expertise and experience in the following areas is expected: Deep knowledge of state-of-the-art NLP techniques in one or more areas of text generation (e.g., text grammars, schemas, hypertext and story generation, information extraction, text summarisation, linked data to text etc.); Experience in implementing web-based text or report generation systems.

(b) Text Analytics Researcher and Developer (job opening No. 44-15/HU)

The position is available starting September/October 2015 and is set in the context of German projects. The candidates should have a masters degree or PhD in computer science, computational linguistics, or in a related discipline (bachelor degree also possible depending on qualifications and expertise). Expertise and experience in the following areas is expected: Deep knowledge of state-of-the-art NLP techniques in one or more areas of text analytics (e.g., information extraction, summarisation, classification, clustering, parsing, semantic analysis, sentiment analysis, opinion mining, linked data etc.); Experience in implementing (web-based) information extraction systems.

(c) Machine Translation Researcher and Developer (job opening No. 45-15/HU)

The position is available starting September/October 2015 and is set in the context of German projects. The candidates should have a master degree or PhD in computer science, computational linguistics, or in a related discipline (bachelor degree also possible depending on qualifications and expertise). Expertise and experience in the following areas is expected: Deep knowledge of state-of-the-art statistical (SMT) and/or rule-based (RBMT) machine translation; Experience in implementing SMT and/or RBMT systems, components or workflows or related multilingual or crosslingual applications.

Details regarding the three positions are available at: http://www.dfki.de/~grehm/


Please send your electronic application (PDF) to Georg Rehm and Felix Sasaki (emails below respectively) referring to the respective job opening number. A meaningful application should include a cover letter, CV, and a brief summary of professional interests, and contact information for three references. Preference is given to applications received by July 31, 2015.

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

Email Address for Applications: georg.rehmdfki.de ; felix.sasakidfki.de
Contact Information:
Dr. Georg Rehm
Email: georg.rehmdfki.de

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