LINGUIST List 31.2106

Mon Jun 29 2020

Jobs: German; Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist (m/f/d), Kauz GmbH

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 26-Jun-2020
From: Thomas Ruedel <>
Subject: German; Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist (m/f/d), Kauz GmbH, Duesseldorf, Nordrhine-Westfalen, Germany
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University or Organization: Kauz GmbH
Job Location: Duesseldorf, Nordrhine-Westfalen, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Computational Linguist (m/f/d)

Job Rank: Computational Linguist (m/f/d); Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): German (deu)


Computational linguist (m/f/d)

Kauz GmbH is a market leader in NLU-based chatbots in Germany. Since 2016 we have set ourselves the goal to develop chatbots that understand.

We are a team of young and motivated linguists, computational linguists and computer scientists. We strive to advance the state of the art in NLU and to offer new and innovative solutions to our customers. During the corona pandemic, we were able to maintain collaboration with our customers through agile project management and also through strong and goal-oriented teamwork. To continue offering this service and to further develop our product, we are looking for motivated and passionate computational linguists.

Your tasks:
You will work in exciting customer- and internal projects together with other members of the team and contribute to the development and operations of our NLU-engine and chatbot platform. Over time, you could specialize in fields such as morphology, semantic parsing, RTE, NLG, or any other sub-discipline.

You are the ideal candidate, if you fulfill the following requirements:
- You hold a Masters degree or a Ph.D. in linguistics, computational linguistics or a comparable degree. Further academic or industry experience is highly welcome but not a must.
- You are enthusiastic about linguistics and artificial intelligence. Familiarity with Machine Learning is a plus, but not a necessity
- You like coding and you have a good working knowledge of Java or an object-oriented language. In any case, your programming skills go significantly beyond the ability to write Python scripts.
- You are a team player
- You know German at least on the B2 level.

What can you expect from working at Kauz?
By working at Kauz, you can contribute your ideas and previous experience, you can help shape projects and our research and development agenda, you can improve your programming skills., and you can also broaden your experience and horizon to include business perspectives. You will enjoy short decision-making processes, a flat hierarchy, flexible work arrangements, our program for employee participation, and not least your colleagues.

Please send your application (CV and motivation letter) to the application email provided below.

We are looking forward to your application.

Application Deadline: 01-Jul-2020

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Nilufar Mehrabadi
Phone: 0152 59708232

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