[Elsnet-list] job announcement: summarization

Manfred Stede stede at ling.uni-potsdam.de
Mon Sep 20 10:48:34 CEST 2004

The Applied Computational Linguistics group at Potsdam University (Germany)
offers a  position in text summarization. This is a full-time job for 3
years, salary according to the German BAT-IIa-O scale. The project is part
of a larger network and involves collaboration with some Berlin-based
companies. Knowledge of German is an advantage but it can also be acquired
The goal of the project is hybrid text summarization, first single-document,
later multi-document. Applicants should have
- strong interest in hybrid approaches to text processing
- background in XML-based document processing
- background in statistical analysis
- programming skills (including a suitable script language)
- (background in summarization is an advantage, naturally)

The project shall start soon - so be spontaneous and contact me asap.
Send inquiries and applications to:
Manfred Stede, stede at ling.uni-potsdam.de
For orientation: Potsdam CompLing page: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/cl/

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