06 December 2015

Postdoc position in Computational Linguistics at Tübingen

The Department of  Linguistics at the University  of Tübingen, Germanyinvites applications for  a PhD (or Postdoc) position in  the group ofProf. Dr. Detmar Meurers: http://sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/en/tcl

This is a  university position, with an initial  period of appointmentof  three years,  with the  possibility of  renewal for  another three years. The  position  involves  independent  research  and  teaching (2hrs/week during the semester)  and related departmental duties. The degree programs in computational linguistics are taught in English, so knowledge of German is not a prerequisite. The position is at the rank of Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter  (German scale TV-L E13  50% = 19.75hrs/week), for  which salary starts  at € 22.000 per  year, increasingwith experience and marital status.

Ideal candidates  have an  excellent Master's degree  in Computational Linguistics or a related field and  link to the strengths of the group and the excellent research  context in Tübingen. Candidates  with an interdisciplinary interest in Second  Language Learning, Education, or Psychology are particularly encouraged to  apply and may be associated with  the  Excellence Initiative  LEAD  graduate  school in  Empirical Educational Science: http://purl.org/lead/4

Applications should include:-

Cover letter spelling out research experience & interest in position

- Academic CV

- Copy of MA degree and transcript

- Names and emails of two referees

Send applications by email as a single pdf attachment to:

Lisa Becker <sekretariat-meurers@sfs.uni-tuebingen.de>

For questions, please email Detmar Meurers <detmar.meurers@uni-tuebingen.de>

Applications  received   by  December  22,  2015   will  receive  fullconsideration,  although interviews  may start  at any  time and  will continue until the position has been filled.

The University of Tübingen is  an equal opportunity employer regarding professional  opportunities  for  women and  men.   Equally  qualified candidates with physical challenges will be given  preference. Employment will be conducted by the central university administration. The NLP CALL list is housed at the University of Waterloo (Canada) and administrated by Mat Schulze (mschulze &#228; uwaterloo.ca). See http://artsservices.uwaterloo.ca/mailman/listinfo/nlp call for more information.