job opening at U. of Tuebingen

Detmar Meurers dm at sfs.nphil.uni-tuebingen.de
Fri Mar 19 10:39:36 EST 1999


	  JOB OPENING:  SYNTACTIC ANNOTATION OF TEXT CORPORA


		       UNIVERSITY OF TUEBINGEN
		      DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS
		DIVISION OF COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS


The Division of Computational Linguistics in the Dept. of Linguistics
at the University of Tuebingen, Germany has received external funding
for a three-year project (April 1999 - December 2001) in Corpus
Linguistics and Corpus Annotation.   The project will be carried out
in collaboration with the Institut fuer deutsche Sprache (IDS) in
Mannheim and the Institut fuer Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung (IMS) at
the University of Stuttgart.

The main goal of the research at Tuebingen is the automatic annotation
of text corpora for German at the level of morpho-syntactic annotation
and partial syntactic annotation.

Candidates for the position should have sound knowledge of German
grammar and should be familiar with the theory and implementation of
finite-state automata, finite-state transducers and robust parsing
techniques.  Programming experience in C or C++ is highly desirable.

The successful candidate would be expected to take up the position as
soon as possible.  The position is at the rank of "Wissenschaftlicher
Mitarbeiter" (M.A. degree or Ph.D. degree required).  The salary on
the German payscale of BAT IIa; minimum of 65 000 DM per year.

Applications should include CV and an outline of research experience
and interests.  Names and addresses of references would be helpful.
Applications should be sent by mail or email to the address below.

Prof. Dr. Erhard W. Hinrichs
Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft
Abt. Computerlinguistik
Eberhard-Karls Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstr. 113
D-72074 Tuebingen
Germany

email: eh at sfs.nphil.uni-tuebingen.de

Applications received by May 5th, 1999 will receive full
consideration.



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