Linköping University invites applications for a full-time, two-year position as a postdoctoral researcher with the Natural Language Processing Group, headed by Associate Professor Marco Kuhlmann.
## Job description
As a postdoc you will mainly conduct research. Your research will be carried out in the context of a project that aims to develop and evaluate new methods for information extraction based on contextualised language representations. The project involves both basic and applied research.
The position may also involve teaching, up to 20% of full time.
The position is for 40 hours of work per week, with 31 days of paid vacation per year. The University applies individual salary scales adapted to the experience of the employee and to the labour market. The average salary for postdocs at the department is 37,800 SEK/month, which gives ca. 28,200 SEK/month after taxes. Taxes include full social benefits, including health care and parental benefits.
Starting date: By agreement
* PhD in natural language processing, computer science, or other relevant field * Documented ability to carry out and publish high-quality research within the area of NLP * Fluency in spoken and written English
Experience of working with deep neural networks and contextualised language representations is considered a strong merit.
## Research environment
The Natural Language Processing Group is part of Linköping University’s Department of Computer and Information Science, which was founded in 1983 but has roots that go back to the early 1970s. It is one of the largest computer science departments in northern Europe.
Linköping University is a leading global university with 32,000 students and 4,000 employees on four campuses. The main campus is in Linköping, which is less than 2 hours by train south of Stockholm and surrounded by beautiful forest areas and lakes.
Apply for the position by clicking the ‘Apply’ button below the formal job ad:
Deadline: 15 September 2020
## Contact for further information
Marco Kuhlmann Associate Professor marco.kuhlmann at liu.se
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