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Thu Aug 16 2018

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Konstanz

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Date: 16-Aug-2018
From: Miriam Butt <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Konstanz, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Konstanz
Job Location: Konstanz, Germany
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Position

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


The University of Konstanz has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative since 2007.

The Department of Linguistics invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Position (salary scale 13 TVL/65%)

Applications are invited for a 3-year 65% postdoctoral or doctoral research position in the project "Visual Analytics and Linguistics for Interpreting Deliberative Argumentation (VALIDA)". The project is part of the Priority Program "Robust Argumentation Machines (RATIO;

The position is available as of October 1, 2018 and involves the identification, analysis and automatic extraction of linguistic cues for an NLP application that supports the analysis of deliberative political argumentation. The NLP researcher will work closely with a researcher from Visual Analytics in order to develop a visualization system that will provide an interactive explorative access to the underlying data.

Applicants should hold a PhD (if applying for the postdoctoral option) or an MA/MSc (if applying for the doctoral option) in computational linguistics or linguistics or a related field. Applicants should be well versed in linguistic analysis and possess programming skills. A specialization in semantics/pragmatics is an asset.

Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 49 7531 88–4016).

The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that promotes a good balance between university and family life.

As an equal opportunity employer, the University of Konstanz strives to increase the number of women in research and teaching.

To find out how the University of Konstanz supports working couples through its dual career programme, please visit:

Applicants should send a cover letter including reference number 2018 / 167, a full CV and one sample publication or paper to the contact information provided below.

Application Deadline: 05-Sep-2018

Contact Information:
Miriam Butt

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