[Corpora-List] PostDoc Position at University of Klagenfurt

Wiegand, Michael Michael.Wiegand at aau.at
Tue Dec 8 07:37:39 CET 2020

The University of Klagenfurt is pleased to announce the following open position at the Digital Age Research Center (D!ARC) with an expected starting date of 1 April 2021: *PostDoc-Assistant (d/f/m), non-tenure track* The Digital Age Research Center (D!ARC), founded in 2019 as an inter-faculty university centre, aims to shed light not only on the technological but also on the economic, legal, social, individual, behavioural and cultural aspects of the digital revolution. Over the next few years, it is set to develop a corresponding profile in research with a European claim to excellence as well as modules for the range of courses offered at the University of Klagenfurt.

Level of employment: 100 % Minimum salary: € 54,453 per annum (gross) Limited to: 6 years Application deadline: 13 January 2021 Reference code: 569/20

Tasks and responsibilities: • Building an infrastructure for extracting and structuring biographical data from the web • Contributing to research in D!ARC in the area on computational linguistics and digital humanities • Teaching courses on computational linguistic topics

Prerequistites for the appointment: • A PhD degree in the field of computational linguistics, computer science or alike, graded with excellent success and corresponding knowledge in the field • Good programming skills (preferably Python and Java) • Proven expertise in: • Web crawling and processing large amounts of textual data • Social media analysis • Natural language processing • Machine learning (particularly deep learning) • Information extraction • Publications at scientific conferences and in journals in the field relating to the position • Fluent in German and English, both spoken and written

Additional desired qualifications: • Scientific publications at highly ranked conferences/in highly ranked journals • Profound knowledge of publicly available NLP tools and resources • Experience in teaching at a university • Experience in working in interdisciplinary research projects • Experience in the writing of scientific project proposals • Experience in supervising students • Social and communication skills, ability to work independently

Our offer: The employment contract is concluded for the position as a post-doctoral researcher and stipulates a starting salary of € 3,889.50 gross per month (14 times a year; previous experience deemed relevant to the job can be recognised.) The University of Klagenfurt also offers: • Personal and professional advanced training courses, management and career coaching • Numerous attractive additional benefits, see also http://www.aau.at/en/jobs/information • Diversity- and family-friendly university culture • The opportunity to live and work in the attractive Alps-Adriatic region with a wide range of leisure activities in the spheres of culture, nature and sports

The application: If you are interested in this position, please apply in German or English providing the usual documents: • Letter of application • Curriculum vitae including publication and lecture lists as well as details and an explanation of research and teaching activities (please do not include a photo)

Furthermore: • Proof of all completed higher education programmes (certificates, supplements, if applicable) • Outline of the content of the doctoral programme (listing academic achievements, intermediate examinations, etc.) as well as the content of the thesis (summary, any expert reviews) • Other documentary evidence that may be relevant to this vacancy (see prerequisites and desired qualifications)

The position is offered without the option of negotiating a qualification agreement.

To apply, please select the position with the reference code 569/20 in the category “Scientific Staff” using the link “Apply for this position” in the job portal at http://jobs.aau.at/en/ Candidates must furnish proof that they meet the required qualifications by 13 January 2021 at the latest.

For further information on this specific vacancy, please contact Michael Wiegand (michael.wiegand at aau.at). General information about the university as an employer can be found at http://www.aau.at/en/jobs/information. At the University of Klagenfurt, recruitment and staff matters are accompanied not only by the authority responsible for the recruitment procedure but also by the Equal https://www.aau.at/en/university/organisation/representations-commissioners/equal-opportunities-working-group/ and, if necessary, by the https://www.aau.at/en/university/organisation/administration-and-management/integrated-study/. The University of Klagenfurt aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore specifically invites qualified women to apply for the position. Where the qualification is equivalent, women will be given preferential consideration. People with disabilities or chronic diseases, who fulfil the requirements, are particularly encouraged to apply. Travel and accommodation costs incurred during the application process will not be refunded.

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