[Corpora-List] Job: Lecturer/Researcher in Computational Linguistics, University of Osnabrueck

Stefan Evert stefan.evert at uos.de
Wed Oct 18 17:52:00 CEST 2006

The Research Group for Computational Linguistics and Cognitive
Science at the Institute of Cognitive Science, University of
Osnabrück, Germany has a vacancy for the position of a

Lecturer/Researcher in Computational Linguistics
(Salary level according to BAT IIa/TV-L)

to be filled by 1st March, 2007 for a period of three years.

The position involves teaching (usually 4 hours/week) Cognitive
Science courses at BSc and MSc level with an emphasis on
Computational Linguistics as well as research in one or more of the
research areas of the Computational Linguistics Group (context-
dependence, semantics-pragmatics interface, information structure /
discourse structure, event semantics, lexical semantics, human
language processing; for details see: http://www.cogsci.uni-
osnabrueck.de/~CL/ ). The position also involves participation in
committee work as well as administrational tasks.

Candidates are expected to have a university degree (at the level of
a Master or PhD) in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, or a
closely related discipline (e.g. Artificial Intelligence or
Psycholinguistics) with very good knowledge of Linguistics.
Candidates are also expected to have a good research record in one or
more of the relevant areas as well as a clear interest in
interdisciplinary work in Cognitive Science. Good knowledge of
English is required, as all teaching is conducted in English. There
is the possibility of integrating the research tasks of this position
with the work for further academic qualifications.

For further information please contact Professor Dr. Peter Bosch
(email: pbosch at uos.de).

The University of Osnabrück strives for an increase in the number of
women in academic employment. Women are therefore especially
encouraged to apply and will be preferred under the condition of
equal qualification. Also disabled candidates are given a preference,
provided equal qualification. There is an option for part time
employment, which will be dealt with on an individual basis.

Applications with the usual documentation should be submitted no
later than 20th November, 2006 to the Director of the Institute of
Cognitive Science, Universität Osnabrück, 49069 Osnabrück, Germany
with reference made to “Computational Linguistics”.

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