[Elsnet-list] Jobs: two research positions in Linguistics / Computational Linguistics, Saarbruecken, Germany

Caroline Sporleder csporled at CoLi.Uni-SB.DE
Tue Jan 29 11:09:23 CET 2008

The Department of Computational Linguistics at Saarland University,
Saarbruecken, Germany, invites applications for two research positions
("Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter") in the area of (computational)
lexical semantics.

The successful candidates will contribute to ongoing research
activities in the SALSA project
(http://www.coli.uni-saarland.de/projects/salsa/), and should have a
university degree in linguistics/computational linguistics or a
related area. Background in lexical semantics and experience with
statistical, data-driven and/or corpus-linguistic methods will be an
advantage. Good team working skills are also desirable.

Saarbruecken University is one of the leading European research sites
in Computational Linguistics and offers an active, stimulating
research environment. Close cooperations exist with other disciplines
(esp. Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence). The institute
offers an international MSc program, hosts the International
Post-Graduate College in Language Technology and Cognitive Systems,
and participates in the Excellence Cluster Multimodal Computing and

The start date for both positions is as soon as possible. The duration
is two years (extension possible). Salary and social benefits are
according to Germany's public sector TVL E13 scale, currently between
2.817 and 4.090 Euro per month (before taxes), depending on formal
qualification and professional experience. Saarland University aims at
increasing the proportion of women in academic research and teaching,
and encourages women to apply.

Please send applications (including CV and list of publications) in
electronic form to job-salsa at coli.uni-sb.de (Professor Manfred
Pinkal). Deadline is February 22, 2008.

The official (German) text of this announcement will be accessible
shortly from the following page (Kennziffer 95E):


Caroline Sporleder
Computational Linguistics, Saarland University
csporled at coli.uni-sb.de

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