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

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Date: 05-Nov-2021
From: Benedikt Szmrecsanyi <benszmkuleuven.be>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Postdoctoral Researcher in variational linguistics, KU Leuven, Belgium, Flanders, Belgium
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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


Description:

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: benszmkuleuven.be
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Szmrecsanyi
Email: benszmkuleuven.be


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