The Division of Computational Linguistics in the Dept. of Linguistics
at the University of Tuebingen, Germany is seeking applications for
two externally-funded research positions.
The research projects will focus on the following tasks:
1. Application of finite-state and context-free techniques for natural
language parsing, text annotation and document conversion.
2. Conversion of dictionaries into on-line accessible SGML/HTML
documents and adaption of bilingual dictionaries (English-German and
French-German) for on-line translation assistance.
Applicants should have expertise and research experience in one or
more of the following areas:
document conversion into SGML/HTML
and have solid programming experience in one or more of the
Scripting Languages (Perl, etc)
The positions are at the rank of "Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter"
(M.A.,M.Sc., Diplom or Ph.D. required). The salary is on the German
payscale of BAT IIa (minimum of 65 000 DM per year).
Current funding for the two positions will extend until December 31,
1999 -- with the possibility of renewal for at least one position
beyond 1999. Successful candidates would be expected to take up the
positions as soon as possible.
Applications should include CV, an outline of research
experience/interests, and names and addresses of two referees.
A sample publication representative of the applicant's research
expertise would be helpful.
Applications should be sent by mail or email to the address
below. Applications received by May 8, 1998 will receive full
consideration, although interviews may start at any time.
Dale Gerdemann and Erhard W. Hinrichs
Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft, Abt. Computerlinguistik
Eberhard-Karls Universitaet Tuebingen
D-72074 Tuebingen, Germany
In case of equal qualifications, preference will be given to persons
The University of Tuebingen strives to increase the representation of
female scientists. Women are, therefore, especially encouraged to