[Corpora-List] Assistant Professorship in Amsterdam (Statistical NLP)

Khalil Simaan k.simaan at uva.nl
Thu May 27 09:26:59 CEST 2010

Final call for applications: Deadline June 1st 2010.

The Language and Computation group at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) has a job opening for an:

Assistant Professor in Statistical Natural Language Processing

38 hours per week for 2 years, starting in autumn 2010

vacancy number 10-1027


* Carry out research in statistical natural language processing (50%

of the time)

* Publish research results in leading journals

* Present results at conferences

* Contribute to the teaching in the Artificial Intelligence

Bachelor's and Master's programmes (Natural Language Processing


* Contribute to supervision of Bachelor's and Master's projects in NLP


All candidates should:

* have - preferably proven - research interest in the field of

statistical natural language processing;

* have proven experience with research (e.g. a doctoral dissertation);

* have an excellent written and spoken command of English;

* have a strong affinity (experience is a plus) with teaching at

Bachelor's and Master's levels.

Further information

The Language and Computation group is headed by Rens Bod (http://staff.science.uva.nl/~rens/) and Khalil Sima'an (http://staff.science.uva.nl/~simaan/) and has six staff, seven postdoctoral researchers and a dozen of PhD students (http://www.illc.uva.nl/Research/research06b.php).

For further information, please contact Rens Bod or Khalil Sima'an.


The appointment will be on a temporary basis for a period of one year. Subject to satisfactory performance, this will be followed by another year. Depending on qualifications and experience, the gross monthly salary will range from €3,195 to €4,374 (scale 11), based on a full-time appointment (38 hours a week). Additional benefits include an 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus.

Job application

Please submit a letter of application in Dutch or English by no later than 1 June 2010, accompanied by a CV, a list of publications and names of two referees to the Dienst Personeelszaken, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica, Postbus 94216, 1090 GE Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Applications can also be emailed to application-science at uva.nl, also bearing the vacancy number and the other documents as attachments.

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