[Corpora-List] PhD position in Computational Linguistics, University of Stuttgart

Sebastian Pado pado at CoLi.Uni-SB.DE
Wed Apr 29 10:35:39 CEST 2009

The chair of Computational Linguistics at IMS, University of Stuttgart, Germany, invites applications for one PhD position in computational lexical semantics, available from June 1st (or later). Salary is according to the German TV-L 13/2 scale.

The candidate will contribute to a research project within the Sonderforschungsbereich (collaborative research center) 732, (http://www.uni-stuttgart.de/linguistik/sfb732/), "Incremental Specification in Context". The project is situated at the interface between lexical and compositional semantics, concentrating on the development of corpus-based methods for modelling language meaning in context.

Desired qualifications: * Excellent university degree in Computational Linguistics

or relevant related subject * Strong programming skills (preferably Java) * Previous exposure to lexical semantics and statistical NLP

IMS is a leading CL/NLP research institution with four professors in different areas of NLP, a research staff of 40 and an undergraduate program in CL. We offer the opportunity to work on cutting-edge research projects in a dynamic and international research team with up-to-date infrastructure and resources. English is the working language; nevertheless, an ability to speak, or willingness to learn, German is appreciated.

Please send inquiries and applications to Sebastian Pado, pado (at) ims.uni-stuttgart.de. Applications should be in PDF format and include a short statement of research interests, a CV, and the names of two references. The position is open until filled.

The University of Stuttgart is committed to increasing the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are encouraged to apply. According to German law, handicapped candidates with equal qualification will be given preference.

-- Sebastian Pado pado at ims.uni-stuttgart.de Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/~pado Universitšt Stuttgart Tel. 0711 - 685 81394 Azenbergstr. 12, 70174 Stuttgart Fax 0711 - 685 81366

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