LINGUIST List 31.3338

Mon Nov 02 2020

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, University of Gothenburg

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Date: 31-Oct-2020
From: Stergios Chatzikyriakidis <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
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University or Organization: University of Gothenburg
Department: Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science
Job Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Web Address:
Job Title: Researcher in Computational Linguistics

Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Subject Area: Computational Linguistics

Subject Area Description:
The Centre for Linguistic Theory and Studies in Probability (CLASP) is based in FLoV at the University of Gothenburg, and is funded by a 10-year grant from the Swedish Research Council (2015-2025). CLASP is devoted to research and advanced training in the application of probabilistic modeling and machine learning methods to core issues in linguistic theory and cognition. It also addresses topics in dialogue and linguistic interaction. For a description of CLASP see

Job Assignments:
The researcher will contribute to CLASP's ongoing research. They will also serve as Associate Director of CLASP, working with the Director, and the other members of CLASP, in a senior leadership and organizational role. They will devote 60% of their time to research, and they will we expected to take on organizational work related to CLASP equivalent to 40% of a full-time position. The Associate Director's role includes organizing CLASP’s research activities. The appointed candidate is expected to carry out the vast majority of her/his duties in Gothenburg.

Eligible for a research position are those with a PhD or other foreign degree that is deemed equivalent to PhD. The subject of the doctoral thesis and/or other research publications should be in a research area relevant to the subject description above.

Scientific proficiency will be given priority in the evaluation of the qualifications of the applicants, and it is assessed primarily on the basis of the applicant’s publications. A substantial publication record demonstrating close links to the research group's core activities will be considered an important qualification. A record of academic leadership applied to planning and organizing research is also a central criterion of assessment.

The recruitment process may include interviews by video link and contacting references.

Type of employment: Permanent position
Extent: 100%
Location: Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, Gothenburg University
First day of employment: June 1, 2021

To apply, please see the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Shalom Lappin

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