[Corpora-List] WG: Job opening: professorship at Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken (Germany)

Kerstin Kunz k.kunz at mx.uni-saarland.de
Tue Apr 24 16:52:18 CEST 2012

Von: Kerstin Kunz [mailto:k.kunz at mx.uni-saarland.de] Gesendet: Dienstag, 24. April 2012 16:45 An: 'corpora-bounces at uib.no' Betreff: Job opening: professorship at Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken (Germany)

The Faculty of Linguistics, Literary and Cultural Studies (Humanities II) at Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken (Germany) invites applications for a

Professorship (pay scale W3, tenured) in

Translation-Oriented Language Technology

The position is located at the Institute for Applied Linguistics, Translation and Interpreting (Fachrichtung 4.6: http://fr46.uni-saarland.de/) one of the few academic sites in Germany for translation studies with a special focus on language technology.

The successful candidate will be responsible for academic duties in research and teaching in translation-oriented language technology (machine/machine-aided translation, translation memories, terminology extraction and management, process management). Expertise in digital research infrastructures/e-humanities and/or empirical linguistic methods is desirable.

Candidates are required to have a proven record in acquiring and leading national and international research projects and are expected to contribute to the university’s research profile, both at the institute and the faculty as well as across faculties (e.g. collaboration with computational linguistics, informatics). In teaching, the successful candidate will be holding courses in translation technology (notably machine translation, translation memories, terminology management, process management, quality assurance) at both BA and MA levels. An ability to provide some coverage of Romance languages is desirable. Candidates are expected to contribute to further intra- and cross-faculty study programs. A working knowledge in German is expected.

Applicants are requested to submit their application, together with an academic CV, a record of their teaching experience, a list of academic publications, and copies of academic degree certificates.

Universität des Saarlandes is an equal opportunity employer. Applications of women are strongly encouraged for this type of position; applications of disabled persons will be given preferential treatment to those of other candidates with equal qualifications.

Applications should be sent to:

Universität des Saarlandes

Philosophische Fakultät II


Campus B3 1

66123 Saarbrücken


For the official and legally binding text (German) see <http://www.uni-saarland.de/campus/service-und-kultur/dienstleistungen-der-v erwaltung/stellenausschreibungen/wissenschaftliches-personal.html> http://www.uni-saarland.de/campus/service-und-kultur/dienstleistungen-der-ve rwaltung/stellenausschreibungen/wissenschaftliches-personal.html

The closing date for applications is 4 weeks after publication.


Dr. Kerstin Kunz

Englische Übersetzungswissenschaft

FR 4.6 „Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft sowie Übersetzen und Dolmetschen"

Geb. A2.2, Campus

Universität des Saarlandes

D- 66123 Saarbrücken

Email: k.kunz at mx.uni-saarland.de

Tel.: +49(0)681-302-2563

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