[Elsnet-list] Postdoctoral Research Positions at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic

Milos Jakubicek jak at fi.muni.cz
Thu Jun 2 08:10:45 CEST 2011

Up to four post-doc positions in computer science are available at the 
Natural Language Processing Centre (NLPC) at Faculty of Informatics, 
Masaryk University, Brno. The positions are initially limited to one 
year but can be extended to two years based on a successful evaluation 
after the first 8 months. The gross salary will be 2,000 EUR per month. 
Anticipated starting date is September 1, 2011 (can be negotiated) and 
preference will be given to those who can start by Autumn 2011.

Applicants should have (by the starting date) a PhD in computer science, 
computational linguistics or a closely related discipline and ideally 
will have a strong background in one of the research activities carried 
out at the NLPC, namely:

- corpus linguistics
- lexicography
- syntax and syntactic analysis
- ontologies and semantic analysis
- machine translation
- logical analysis

The willingness to contribute to the teaching programme of the NLPC by 
means of a specialized course is welcome. The applicants should enjoy 
working in a team and have good communication skills. Fluency in English 
is required.

In order to encourage mobility, the candidate cannot be considered 
eligible for this position if by the starting date, he or she has 
already worked or studied at Masaryk University for a total of 6 months 
or more, during the last 3 years. Candidates who did not graduate from a 
university in the Czech Republic will be strongly preferred.

The positions are open until filled. Interested candidates are invited 
to apply to:

Dana Komárková
R&D Office
Faculty of Informatics
Botanicka 68a
602 00 Brno
Czech Republic
E-mail: research at fi.muni.cz

The application should contain CV, list of publications, cover letter 
with statement of research interests and names and contact information 
of three researchers who are familiar with the applicant's work and who 
could provide recommendation letters if needed. Electronic submissions 
are highly encouraged.

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