17.2178, Jobs: Computational Ling, Semantics: Scientist, Saarland University

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Subject: 17.2178, Jobs: Computational Ling, Semantics: Scientist, Saarland University

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Date: 28-Jul-2006
From: Sebastian Pado < pado at coli.uni-saarland.de >
Subject: Computational Linguistics, Semantics: Scientist, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany 

	
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Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 12:40:24
From: Sebastian Pado < pado at coli.uni-saarland.de >
Subject: Computational Linguistics, Semantics: Scientist, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany 
 

University or Organization: Saarland University 
Department: Computational Linguistics
Job Rank: Scientist  
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Semantics 

Description:

The Department for Computational Linguistics at Saarland University,
Saarbrücken, Germany, invites applications for a scientist position
('Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter') in Semantics, starting at October 1st,
2006. The duration of the post is 3 years; extension is possible.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Computational Linguistics or a related
field and demonstrate a strong background in Natural Language Processing
and especially Computational Semantics.

Saarbrücken 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 is committed to excellence in
teaching, offering an international MSc program and hosting the
International Post-Graduate College in Language Technology and Cognitive
Systems.

The successful candidate will contribute substantially to ongoing research
activities in the Semantics group as well as participate in developing
future research directions. Possible areas of investigation include: data-driven
semantic processing; deep semantic modelling and inference; semantics in NLP
applications. The candidate will also participate in teaching at the
graduate and undergraduate level (teaching load: 4 hours/week) as well as
student supervision.

Salary and social benefits are according to Germany's public sector BAT IIa
scale, currently between 2900 and 3800 Euro per month (before taxes),
depending on age and family situation. Saarland University aims at
increasing the proportion of women in academic research and teaching, and
encourages women to apply.

Please send applications (including CV, records of teaching experience, and
list of publications) in electronic form to Professor Manfred Pinkal.

The official (German) text of this announcement will be accessible shortly
from the following page (Kennziffer 14A):
http://www.uni-saarland.de/de/organisation/zentrale_verwaltung/referate/referat2/organisation/621/stellen/

Address for Applications:
	Professor Manfred Pinkal 
	Department of Computational Linguistics 
	Saarland University 
	Saarbrücken 66041 
	Germany 
	pinkal at coli.uni-sb.de 

Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2006 

Contact Information:
	Angelika Maurus 
	Email: sek-mp at coli.uni-saarland.de





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