24.2050, Jobs: Comp Ling: Post Doc, Heidelberg University

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Subject: 24.2050, Jobs: Comp Ling: Post Doc, Heidelberg University

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Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 14:37:11
From: Anette Frank [frank at cl.uni-heidelberg.de]
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany

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University or Organization: Heidelberg University 
Department: Department of Computational Linguistics
Job Location: Heidelberg, Germany 
Web Address: http://www.cl.uni-heidelberg.de
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics 


The Department of Computational Linguistics at Heidelberg University announces
one PostDoc position in the Computational Linguistics research group of Prof.
Dr. Anette Frank.

The Computational Linguistics Department at Heidelberg University hosts a
young and dynamic team conducting cutting-edge research in Natural Language
Processing. With three full professorships, a growing number of PhD students
and researchers the department is one of the important centres of
Computational Linguistics in Germany.

Research in the Computational Linguistics group focuses on corpus-based
statistical methods for semantic natural language processing. Topics include
multilingual lexical semantics and knowledge acquisition, discourse-level
semantic processing and NLP applications built upon these methods.

Job Requirements:
The post-doctoral researcher holds a PhD in Computational Linguistics or
related fields and has demonstrated high-quality research in statistical
Natural Language Processing. The successful candidate has a very good
background in statistical NLP and machine learning, excellent programming
skills and a proven publication record. The person holding this position
participates in the research of the group and conducts independent research
related to the group's research themes.

Salary: German scale TV-L 13
Duration: Initially two years with possible extension
Starting Date: October 1st, 2013

Job Description: 
Four hours (PostDoc) of teaching per term in the department’s Computational
Linguistics Bachelor and Master Programs, and participation in administrative
duties. Next to English, a good command of German is required.

Applications should be sent to the application email and include a motivation
letter including:
- A statement of research and teaching interests
- CV
- Copy of degree certificate and study transcript
- List of publications, as well as names of references

All applications sent by June 7, 2013 will receive full consideration. The
positions are open until filled. The University of Heidelberg is an equal
opportunity employer.

Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: applications at cl.uni-heidelberg.de 
Contact Information:
	Prof. Dr. Anette Frank 
	Email: frank at cl.uni-heidelberg.de 

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