Computational Linguist or Software Developer Position (University of Tübingen, Germany)
The Division of Computational Linguistics at the University of Tübingen, Germany is involved in building research infrastructures for language resources and technology at the local, national, and European levels. We are currently seeking a Computational Linguist or Software Developer to join our CLARIN-D <http://www.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/en/ascl/projects/project-details/clarin-d.html> team. The main responsibilities of the position include development of web applications and web services for natural language processing, such as the NLP workflow engine WebLicht <http://weblicht.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/weblichtwiki/> and the treebank querying tool TüNDRA <http://weblicht.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/weblichtwiki/index.php/Tundra>. Minimum requirements for filling the position are an M.Sc./M.A. or a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Linguistics, or related field. Successful applicants should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: (scalable) web services, web application development, corpus processing tool development (e.g. pos-tagging, lemmatization, named entity recognition, parsing, sentiment analysis, topic modeling). Programming experience in Java or another object-oriented language is required, as well as good communication skills in English and German. Some knowledge of server administration is also desirable. This 4-year, full-time position is at the rank of 'Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter' and begins on Oct. 1, 2016. The salary is determined by the German civil servants' standard (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L) which starts at 44000 Euro per year and depends on the successful applicant's experience. The University of Tübingen is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified female scientists to apply. Preference will be given to applicants with disabilities when qualifications are equivalent. Applications should include CV, an outline of research experience, as well as names and addresses of three references. Applications received by Aug. 26, 2016 will receive full consideration, although interviews may start at any time and will continue until the position has been filled. Please submit your documents to Marie Hinrichs (marie.hinrichs at uni-tuebingen.de <mailto:marie.hinrichs at uni-tuebingen.de>) and include the job ID 16104 in the subject line.
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