[Corpora-List] Juniorprofessur (W1) / Assistant Professor Position "Language Technology"

Torsten Zesch zesch at tk.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de
Mon Sep 27 08:33:28 UTC 2010

Juniorprofessur (W1) / Assistant Professor "Language Technology"

Deadline: 14.10.2010
(later applications will be accepted if the position is still open)

The LOEWE Research Center Digital Humanities at the Technische Universität
Darmstadt (Germany) is seeking to fill the position of an 

Assistant Professor (W1-level) in Language Technology

The holder of this position will represent the subject area of Language
Technology within research and teaching. Furthermore, this includes an
investigation of the connection between language technology and
computational linguistics and their applications in the area of
Digital Humanities.

The assistant professor will be associated with the Ubiquitous Knowledge
Processing Lab and will belong to the faculty of the computer science
department. It is expected that the successful applicant will actively
contribute to the LOEWE Research Center Digital Humanities as well as to
the Research Initiative Web Research that is currently being established
at the Technische Universität Darmstadt.

We are seeking a candidate with a proven scientific record and outstanding
knowledge in at least one of the following research topics:
 * statistical or (shallow) semantic approaches to language technology,
 * methods of corpus linguistics,
 * machine learning and text mining.

Examples of relevant research aspects could be:
 * graph-based methods in language technology,
 * lexical semantic processing methods,
 * statistical semantics, or
 * automatic analysis of user generated discourse in the Web.
Furthermore, the successful candidate will contribute to the teaching
curriculum in the area Data & Knowledge Engineering that is integrated
in the following degree programs:
 * BA and M.Sc. in Computer Science
 * Joint Bachelor of Arts
 * M.Sc. "Internet- and Web-based Systems"

It is expected that the successful applicant actively contributes to the
self-administration of the department as well as to the acquisition of
research funding.

Technische Universität Darmstadt is an autonomous university with a world-
wide reputation in research and education, and seeking the answers to 
crucial challenges of the future. The university's focus on technology -
from the perspectives of engineering, the natural sciences, the humanities
and the social sciences - ranges from basic research to applications for
daily life. The hiring process is subject to the law of the State of Hessen.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action employer and encourages applications of qualified women.
Handicapped persons will be preferentially considered when equally
The availability of the position is under the condition of the final
approval of the LOEWE Center by the Hessian Ministry of Higher Education,
Research and the Arts.

Further information about the announced position can be obtained from:
  Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych
  UKP Lab
  Tel. ++49 6151/165411
  E-Mail: gurevych (at) cs.tu-darmstadt.de

Candidates should submit their application along with the usual
supporting documents:
* CV,
* academic transcripts,
* list of publications, and
* 3-5 selected publication copies

no later than 14.10. 2010 to 

TU Darmstadt
Dekanat des Fachbereichs Informatik
Hochschulstraße 10
64289 Darmstadt

or via email to

gurevych (at) cs.tu-darmstadt.de

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