LINGUIST List 27.1722

Wed Apr 13 2016

Support: Computational Linguistics / Germany

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 13-Apr-2016
From: Dörte de Kok <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics, PhD, University of Tuebingen, Germany
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Department: General and Computational Linguistics
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Tuebingen

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


The Division of General and Computational Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Tuebingen, Germany is searching for a computational linguist whose research experience complements existing strengths in the department. While computational linguists working in any subarea of the field are encouraged to apply, preference will be given to candidates who specialize in one or more of the following areas: Computational lexicography, computational semantics or computational corpus linguistics.

Knowledge of German is highly desirable. Duties for this post include teaching (one 4-hour course per semester) and related student advising and departmental duties, as well as independent research and participation in externally-funded, on-going research projects. Further information about the department can be found on our website (

The starting date for the position is October 1, 2016. The initial period of appointment is for three years, with the possibility of renewal for another three-year term. The appointment is subject to the WissZeitVG, the period of employment is therefore dependent on previous employment times at German Universities.

The position is at the rank of 'Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter’ and should lead to a PhD degree or a Habilitation. Therefore, candidates with either an MA/MSc- or a PhD-degree are invited to apply. The salary is determined by the German civil servants standard (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L) and starts at 44.000 Euro per year. The exact amount depends on experience.

Applications should include CV, an outline of research experience/interests and the names and (email) addresses of references would be helpful.

Applications should be sent by mail or by email to the address below.

Applications received by May 31, 2016 will receive full consideration, although interviews may start at any time and will continue until the position has been filled.

The University of Tuebingen promotes gender equality and in particular encourages women to apply. Disabled applicants will be preferred if they have the same qualifications as non-disabled applicants.
Email Address for Applications:

Applications Deadline: 31-May-2016

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Dr. Dörte de Kok
        Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft
        Wilhelmstraße 19
        Tuebingen 72074

Contact Information:
        Dr. Dörte de Kok

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