LINGUIST List 28.3891

Thu Sep 21 2017

Support: Computational Linguistics: PhD, Stockholm University

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 20-Sep-2017
From: Mats Wirén <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: PhD, Stockholm University, Sweden
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Department: Department of Linguistics
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Stockholm University

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics at Stockholm University is looking for a PhD candidate in the area of computational linguistics/natural language processing. The department is part of the Faculty of Humanities, has about 70 employees, and performs research in computational linguistics, typology and language documentation, language acquisition, phonetics and sign language.

The thesis topic is not restricted to a particular project, but should be aligned with the research profile of the department. Possible topics include multilingual NLP methods, machine translation, or computational models and methods for any of the other areas mentioned above.

PhD candidates are regular employees of Stockholm University, with a starting salary of 25,300 SEK (2,650 EUR; 3,200 USD) per month and the same benefits and social security as other university employees. The position is fully funded for 4 years. Extension of up to one year is possible if the candidate performs teaching or other duties at the department, and further extension is granted in case of parental or sick leave.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Robert Östling at the e-mail address below to discuss possible thesis projects, or other issues related to the position.

Applications Deadline: 16-Oct-2017

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Dr. Robert Östling
        Phone:+46 8 16 23 33

Page Updated: 21-Sep-2017