[Corpora-List] PhD position: Scientific programmer

Gero Kunter gero.kunter at uni-siegen.de
Mon Jun 11 10:39:34 CEST 2018

The English Linguistics team at Universität Siegen (Germany) invites applications for a full-time (100%) PhD position by Oktober 1, 2018 or later. The position is available for three years with the possibility of renewal. The salary is according to salary group TV-L 13 (approximately EUR 4,000 gross per month for PhD candidates).

This is a position to obtain further academic qualification. The successful applicant will be provided with the opportunity to obtain a PhD in English Linguistics within the scope of this position.

Job description: - Development and support of corpus-linguistic software tools - Deployment of a corpus-linguistic research infrastructure - Planning and implementation of own corpus-linguistic research projects - Participation in research projects and research grant applications - Teaching obligation of 4 hours per week.

A university degree (Master or equivalent) in Linguistics (especially Corpus Linguistics or Computational Linguistics), preferably with a focus on English linguistics is required from all candidates. Good programming skills in Python are also a prerequisite, and a basic knowledge of SQL is desirable.

Candidates are required to be very fluent in written and spoken English. They should also have a basic command of German as required by the official duties, or should be willing to learn basic German when hired. The ability to work in a team, creativity and very good communication skills are also desirable qualities of potential candidates.

Please use the reference code 2018/I/Anglistik/WM/76 when sending your application materials (statement of interests and motivation, CV, academic transcripts) and, if available, proof of programming skills (for example certificates, reference letters, but also non-anonymous GitHub links or similar) before July 2 2018 to:

Prof. Gero Kunter Universität Siegen Fakultät I: Seminar für Anglistik 57076 Siegen Germany

The University of Siegen is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with its policy of increasing the proportion of women in this type of employment, the University actively encourages applications from women. The University facilitates a viable combination of professional and family needs. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Information on the University of Siegen is available online: http://www.uni-siegen.de

For more information, contact Gero Kunter (gero.kunter at uni-siegen.de). The official job description is available in German and English (http://www.uni-siegen.de/uni/stellen/wiss/821082.html). If there are differences between this message and the official job description, the latter takes precedence.

-- Prof. Dr. Gero Kunter English Linguistics – Seminar für Anglistik Universität Siegen Tel. +49 271 740-2856

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