LINGUIST List 26.5386

Thu Dec 03 2015

Support: Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition / Germany

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 02-Dec-2015
From: Detmar Meurers <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition, PhD, Universität Tübingen, Germany
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Department: Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft
Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Universität Tübingen

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Tübingen, Germany invites applications for a PhD (or Postdoc) position in the group of Prof. Dr. Detmar Meurers:

This is a university position, with an initial period of appointment of three years, with the possibility of renewal for another three years. The position involves independent research and teaching (2hrs/week during the semester) and related departmental duties. The degree programs in computational linguistics are taught in English, so knowledge of German is not a prerequisite. The position is at the rank of Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (German scale TV-L E13 50% = 19.75 hrs/week), for which salary starts at € 22.000 per year, increasing with experience and marital status.

Ideal candidates have an excellent Master's degree in Computational Linguistics or a related field and link to the strengths of the group and the excellent research context in Tübingen. Candidates with an interdisciplinary interest in Second Language Learning, Education, or Psychology are particularly encouraged to apply and may be associated with the Excellence Initiative LEAD graduate school in Empirical Educational Science:

Applications should include:

- Cover letter spelling out research experience & interest in position
- Academic CV
- Copy of MA degree and transcript
- Names and emails of two referees

Send applications by email as a single pdf attachment to: Lisa Becker at

For questions, please email: Detmar Meurers (email below)

Applications received by December 22, 2015 will receive full consideration, although interviews may start at any time and will continue until the position has been filled.

The University of Tübingen is an equal opportunity employer regarding professional opportunities for women and men. Equally qualified candidates with physical challenges will be given preference. Employment will be conducted by the central university administration.

Applications Deadline: 22-Dec-2015

Contact Information:
        Detmar Meurers
        Dept:Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft

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