LINGUIST List 32.3516
Fri Nov 05 2021
Jobs: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Postdoctoral Researcher in variational linguistics, KU Leuven, Belgium
Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <laurenlinguistlist.org>
Benedikt Szmrecsanyi <benszm
Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Postdoctoral Researcher in variational linguistics, KU Leuven, Belgium, Flanders, Belgium E-mail this message to a friend
University or Organization: KU Leuven, Belgium
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Flanders, Belgium
Web Address: https://www.arts.kuleuven.be/ling
Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in variational linguistics
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
The research group Quantitative Lexicology and Variational Linguistics (QLVL) at the department of linguistics at KU Leuven (Belgium) is seeking to hire a postdoctoral researcher on a 1-year contract. The researcher will assist the group in carrying out lectometric research powered by distributional semantics models (see the project website at https://tinyurl.com/4yr4dvuf
and De Pascale & Zhang 2021 at https://tinyurl.com/tadtrkdx
for more information).
The preferred skill set in order of priority includes:
- experience with quantitative and/or computational approaches to analyzing language (decent proficiency in R and some proficiency in Python),
- experience with variational linguistics
- training in lexicology and/or cognitive semantics.
The contract will begin on 1 January 2022 and will end on 31 December 2022. The net salary per month is > EUR 2.400, depending on seniority.
If you are interested, send a CV and cover letter briefly sketching how you would like to contribute to the project to the email address below. Interviews will be conducted in the last week of November.
Application Deadline: 20-Nov-2021
Email Address for Applications: benszm
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Szmrecsanyi
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