whose research experience complements existing strengths in the department. While computational linguists working in any subarea of the field are encouraged to apply, preference will be given to candidates who specialize in one or more of the following areas:
- data-driven approaches to computational linguistics (esp. machine learning) - computational lexicography - distributional semantics - statistical parsing
Knowledge of German and the Java programming language is highly desirable. Duties for this post include independent research and participation in externally-funded, on-going research projects. Further information about the department can be found at
The starting date for the position is July 1, 2011. The initial period of appointment is until June 2014.
The position is at the rank of "Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter" (Ph.D. or M.A./M.Sc. in computer science, computational linguistics or a related field is required). For applicants with an M.A., the position offers the possibility of preparing a PhD thesis. The salary is determined by the German civil servants standard (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L). The exact salary amount varies depending on experience and marital status.
Applications should include CV and an outline of research experience/interests. Names and addresses of references would be helpful. Applications should be sent by mail or email to the address below.
Thomas Zastrow Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft, Abt. Computerlinguistik Eberhard-Karls Universitaet Tuebingen Wilhelmstr. 19
email: thomas.zastrow at uni-tuebingen.de
Applications received by May 20, 2011 will receive full consideration, although interviews may start at any time and will continue until the position has been filled.
Disabled applicants will be preferred if they have the same qualifications as a non-disabled applicants. The University of Tuebingen strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and therefore encourages qualified female scientists to apply.
Verena Henrich Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft Universität Tübingen
Wilhelmstr. 19 (Raum 2.24) 72074 Tübingen Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)7071 2977313 Fax: +49 (0)7071 295214