LINGUIST List 31.1738

Tue May 26 2020

Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Pragmatics; Semantics: Lecturer, Heinrich Heine University

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Date: 24-May-2020
From: Filip <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Pragmatics; Semantics: Lecturer, Heinrich Heine University, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany
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University or Organization: Heinrich Heine University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Computational Linguistics

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Pragmatics; Semantics


The Department of Linguistics at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf invites applications for a Lecturer in Computational Linguistics, to begin October 1, 2020. A secondary specialization in semantics and/or pragmatics is desirable, and demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: recurrent neural networks (NNR) for language models, distributional semantic modeling in vector spaces, (un)supervised machine learning, probabilistic approaches to NLP; moreover, training in empirical and experimental methods (text/corpus linguistics) is also welcome.

The successful candidate will conduct research in the domain of computational linguistics, participate in the preparation of grant proposals, and teach a limited number of classes at the BA, MA and PhD levels. While a good command of German is desirable, it is not essential.

The start date is October 1, 2020, and the initial appointment is until September 30, 2021 (with a possibility of an extension). Salary is on the German scale TV-L E13, %100.

Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. degree (or an equivalent degree) by the time of application. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically, the subject line “Lecturer in Computational Linguistics”, to the application email provided below.

The application should be submitted in one .pdf file and include:
- A CV,
- A brief statement of research interests (up to 4 pages),
- Links to papers, writing samples, or electronic versions thereof.

Applicants must arrange to have three letters of recommendation (in scanned form) sent to

The Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2020

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Hana Filip

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