The Department of Swedish at the University of Gothenburg has a vacancy for one or more postdoctoral fellow positions (one year, with a possible extension of up to one additional year) in Language Technology. The successful candidates will be placed in the Språkbanken language technology group <http://spraakbanken.gu.se> and participate in the activities of the Centre for Language Technology <http://www.clt.gu.se>, a high-profile cross-disciplinary environment for research collaboration in language technology, organizers of the successful EACL 2014 conference.
The successful applicant will conduct their research in the project Towards a knowledge-based culturomics <www.spraakbanken.gu.se/eng/culturomics>, and specifically address methodological and theoretical questions arising in designing web-based interactive data visualization applications in the context of large-scale text processing and text mining of modern and historical Swedish text corpora with the aim of providing e-science support to research in the humanities and social sciences.
Closing date: 19th March, 2015.
For more information and online application forms, see
Please direct questions about the positions to Lars Borin: <lars.borin at svenska.gu.se> office +46 (0)31 786 4544 mobile +46 (0)70 747 8386
Best wishes Lars Borin
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