LINGUIST List 29.3015

Thu Jul 26 2018

Jobs: French; Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, ENS de Lyon

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Date: 26-Jul-2018
From: Jean-philippe Magué <>
Subject: French; Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, ENS de Lyon, France
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University or Organization: ENS de Lyon
Department: Icar Lab
Job Location: Lyon, France
Web Address:
Job Title: Postdoc in computational sociolinguistics

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)


This postdoctoral project aims at analyzing ongoing linguistic changes in French on Twitter. The goal is to apply data driven approaches to understand how the topology of the social network that structures the population of speakers shapes the diffusion of linguistic variants and innovations.

This postdoc position will part of the SoSweet collaboration. This interdisciplinary team gathers linguistics and computer scientists and adopts a sociolinguistic position and computational approaches to study the variation of French on Twitter. Its work is based on a 250 millions tweets in French dataset.

Applicants are expected to have a strong background in data science, network science and/or computational linguistics.

The fellow will be located in the Icar lab at the ENS de Lyon. This is a one-year position, potentially renewable. The salary is 2000€ per month.

Interested candidates should send their CV, a cover letter and the names and addresses of three references to Jean-Philippe Magué at the application email provided below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Jean-philippe Magué

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