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TitelTwo-year Postgraduate Researcher (50%) for Computational Linguistics /Computer Science, Heidelberg
BeschreibungJOB OPENING

As part of the

"Innovation Fonds for Frontier Research" (FRONTIER)

of the Excellence Initiative at the University of Heidelberg, the Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for a

two-year Postgraduate Researcher (50%)for Computational Linguistics /Computer Science

The successful applicant will work within the project

"Tracking America after 9/11: A Data-Driven Approach to Semantic Imprints of Texts,"

coordinated by Noah Bubenhofer, Martin Klimke and Joachim Scharloth, and develop the necessary applications for a data-driven corpus analysis.

The applicant should have completed his/her studies in computational linguistics or computer science and needs to have expertise in (at least some of) the following areas:
- large corpora
- statistics (multivariate data analysis)
- programming (perl or another scripting language)
- unix operating systems
- fluency in German and English

The applicant will work closely with specialists in linguistics, the social sciences, and computer science.

The position is designed for 2 years and is the equivalent to remunerated according to state employees salary scheme TV-L 13 (50%).

The start of the project is scheduled for August 1, 2008.
Further inquiries about the position should be directed to

More information about the project can be found at

Applicants are requested to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, possible references) electronically to:

Review of applications will begin: *June 15, 2008*

The HCA is a central academic institution of the University of Heidelberg, encouraging higher education, promoting advanced research, and facilitating public debate. Ten disciplines provide the institutional framework of the HCA, manifesting a concentration of interdisciplinary expertise about the United States that is unique in Europe.

Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA)
Curt und Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais
Hauptstr. 120, 69120 Heidelberg

The University of Heidelberg seeks to increase the number of female employees in areas in which they are traditionally underrepresented. Female applicants with the necessary qualifications are therefore particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities but otherwise equal qualification will receive priority.

Quelle der BeschreibungInformation des Anbieters
PersonName: Bubenhofer, Noah 
Funktion: Ansprechpartner 
KontaktdatenName/Institution: Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) 
Strasse/Postfach: Hauptstr. 120 
Postleitzahl: 69120 
Stadt: Heidelberg 
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