[Elsnet-list] Employment opportunity

Ernst Buchberger ernst.buchberger at meduniwien.ac.at
Mon Mar 30 11:29:56 CEST 2009


JOB OPPORTUNITY - COMPUTATIONAL LINGUIST

The Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI)
in Vienna, Austria offers two research positions in its Language
Technology group.

Candidates are expected to have a degree in computational linguistics
or computer science with a background in language technology.
She/he will be an open minded team worker, who is able
to work creatively in an interdisciplinary context. She/he will have
good programming skills and be able to flexibly use different
programming languages. She/he likes to to work in a research environment
constantly learning and developing fresh concepts and ideas.
Publishing research results is part of the job and actively encouraged.
The successful candidates will have a strong background in one or more of
the following areas: ontology engineering, semantic systems, text mining
and machine learning.

Fluency in English is expected.

Both positions are in the framework of a project aiming at advancing
speech recognition by the integration of (context-dependent) semantic
knowledge. The project is ongoing and will continue until April 2010.

Contracts will be for the duration of the project.
Continued employment after the end of the project is possible.

Depending on academic credentials and experience of the candidate,
the yearly gross salary will be in the range of EUR 42000 - 54000.

Both positions are to be filled asap.

Please mail applications including a CV to Harald Trost 
(harald.trost at ofai.at)

More information on OFAI's LT Group can be found at
http://www.ofai.at/research/nlu/

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Ernst Buchberger,  Inst. of Med.Cybernetics & Artificial Intelligence,
Center for Brain Research,  Medical University of Vienna,   Freyung 6,
A-1010 Vienna,  Austria,                    Phone:  +(43-1)4277-63117,
Fax: +(43-1)4277-9631,        Email: ernst.buchberger at meduniwien.ac.at



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