Computational Linguist or Software Developer (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. See here <http://www.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/en/ascl/projects.html> for more information about some of our current projects. Pending final budgeting approval, we are currently seeking a Computational Linguist or Software Developer. 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/>. Minimum requirements for filling the position are an M.Sc./M.A. or a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, or related field. Successful applicants should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: (scalable) web services, web application development, or workflow engines such as Galaxy, Kepler, or Taverna. Programming experience in Java or another object-oriented language and familiarity with web application development are required, as well as good communication skills in English and German. Some knowledge of server administration and Docker containers is also desirable. This 2-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) and starts at 44000 Euro per year, depending 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) and include the job ID 16102 in the subject line.
Marie Hinrichs Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft Wilhelmstr. 19 72074 Tübingen Germany
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