[Corpora-List] 5 doctoral researcher positions for new Leibniz ScienceCampus, Heidelberg and Mannheim

Anette Frank frank at cl.uni-heidelberg.de
Mon Dec 29 12:01:00 CET 2014


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The Institute for the German Language (Institut für Deutsche Sprache, IDS) in Mannheim and the Institute for Computational Linguistics (ICL) at Heidelberg University will jointly establish the Leibniz ScienceCampus "Empirical Linguistics and Computational Language Modeling". The Leibniz ScienceCampus aims to conduct innovative research to support the high-quality automatic annotation of large-scale corpus resources of German language through induction of domain-, genre- and variety-adaptive natural \language processing models, to enable advanced empirical research in linguistics as well as innovative applications in the humanities and the social sciences.

For more details on the Leibniz ScienceCampus, see: http://www.wisscamp.de/en<http://www.wisscamp.de/en>.

The Institute of German Language (IDS) and the Institute for Computational Linguistics (ICL) at Heidelberg University fill vacancies starting *1 April 2015 for *

** five *doctoral researchers**(Reference number: 3/2015)*

Salary is based on Germany's academic salary level TV-L 13. The weekly working hours correspond to 66% of the regular weekly working hours. The vacancy is for an initial period of two years, with the possibility of extension for a further year. After completion of the doctoral thesis a further one-year extension is possible to allow for publications and project acquisition.

The doctoral researchers in the Leibniz ScienceCampus will be affiliated with the Graduate Academy of the University of Heidelberg. The candidates may participate in the joint doctoral program of ICL and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS gGmbH) as well as in the research training group AIPHES. They benefit from special training programs, e.g. the attendance at summer schools.

*Responsibilities*:

* Publications in leading conferences and workshops in the respective area

(supported by a supervisor) * Preparation of the doctoral thesis * Active research within the Leibniz ScienceCampus * Teaching activity in ICL's computational linguistics study program is welcome but not mandatory* *

**

*Requirements*: * Very good degree in the fields of computational linguistics, corpus linguistics

or computer science (Dipl.-Inf. or M.Sc) * Willingness to work independently on scientific topics * Experience in the research areas of the ScienceCampus welcome * Good programming skills * Ability to work in a team, openness, flexibility as well as the ability to

work independently * Good knowledge of the German language and excellent knowledge of the English

language

For more information please contact Prof. Anette Frank and Prof. Andreas Witt at applications_lwc at cl.uni-heidelberg.de <mailto:applications_lwc at cl.uni-heidelberg.de>.

* Application documents and application deadline:*

Please forward your application including:

* Letter of motivation and areas of interest relating to the research

program of the ScienceCampus * CV including information on scientific interests and experiences * Degree certificates with Transcript of Record * Electronic version of M.A. thesis or of a representative term paper

to Prof. Anette Frank and Prof. Andreas Witt until *31 January 2015* exclusively in electronic form. Please use the following email address: applications_lwc at cl.uni-heidelberg.de <mailto:applications_lwc at cl.uni-heidelberg.de>and make sure that your application quotes the *reference number* and uses *pdf format*.

Applications will be accepted until the vacancies are filled.

IDS and the University of Heidelberg seek to increase the proportion of qualified women in academic staff and strongly encourage women to submit applications. The reconciliation of job and family is especially supported by IDS and Heidelberg University. Handicapped persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.

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Prof. Dr. Anette Frankhttp://www.cl.uni-heidelberg.de/~frank Computational Linguistics Department email:frank at cl.uni-heidelberg.de University of Heidelberg phone: +49-(0)6221/54-3247 Im Neuenheimer Feld 325 secr: +49-(0)6221/54-3245 69120 Heidelberg, Germany fax: +49-(0)6221/54-3242

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