Position in theoretical and computational linguistics

Tibor Kiss kiss at linguistics.ruhr-uni-bochum.de
Fri Nov 12 10:34:45 EST 1999


Hello everybody,

the Department of Linguistics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, is looking for a
theoretical/computational linguist. Appointment will be for a minimum of
four years -- with the possibility of contract renewal for another year --
starting at 01.01.2000.
Candidates must have a relevant MA/MSc/Dipl.-Inform./Dipl.-Ing or PhD.
Opportunity to complete a PhD will be given. Payment is based on the German
BAT IIa scale (minimum of 70KDEM per annum, depending on age and marital
status).
Teaching of two courses per term is required.

A background in at least two of the following topics is assumed:
-- Linguistic theory and linguistic models,
-- practical application of computational linguistics including
   programming,
-- hypermedia and other pertinent aspects of multimedia,
-- information extraction and latent semantic analysis,
-- corpus analysis (including tagging),
-- speech processing and recognition,
-- annotation and transcription of spoken language.

The Department of Linguistics focuses on theoretical linguistics,
computational linguistics and multimedia, typology, comparative
linguistics, and Hittite philology. In the area of computational
linguistics, on-going projects are concerned with the development of
multimedia dictionaries and the transcription of spoken language. Further
information can be found at: www.linguistics.ruhr-uni-bochum.de.

Interested candidates should send short, informal resumes (preferably by
e-mail) to

Prof. Dr. Tibor Kiss
Sprachwissenschaftliches Institut
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
44780 Bochum
tibor at linguistics.ruhr-uni-bochum.de

Applications received before 15.12.99 will receive full consideration.

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Prof. Dr. Tibor Kiss
Sprachwissenschaftliches Institut -- Ruhr-Universität Bochum -- D-44780
Bochum
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