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Open position at the DWS Group, University of Mannheim

Country : Germany

Website : http://dws.informatik.uni-mannheim.de

Description

The Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval Group at the University of Mannheim invites applications for
ONE PHD OR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER IN STATISTICAL NLP / INFORMATION EXTRACTION AND APPLICATIONS IN THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
We are particularly interested in candidates with a background in one or several of the following areas:
- statistical semantic processing
- knowledge base construction and ontology learning
- digital humanities and computational social science
The researchers will be located at the Data and Web Science Group (DWS) of the University of Mannheim, one of leading centers for Data Science in Germany (more information can be found at http://dws.informatik.uni-mannheim.de/).
Duration: initially one year (starting in Fall 2017) with possible extension of 2-4 years.
Salary range: according to German public scale TV-L 13 100% (full time, commensurate with experience and qualifications). Salary before tax ranges from around 44,000 to around 63,000 Euros, dependent on prior relevant work experience and marital status.
Applications can be made per e-mail (wifo3-jobs-AT-informatik.uni-mannheim.de) and should include a research statement, CV, copy of university degrees and transcripts and, as well as a list of publications and published software. All documents should be e-mailed as a single PDF. All applications sent before July, 20 2017 will receive full consideration. The position remains open until filled.
The University of Mannheim is committed to increase the percentage of female scientists and encourages female applicants to apply. Among candidates of equal aptitude and qualifications, a person with disabilities will be given preference. Please contact Simone Paolo Ponzetto (simone-AT-informatik(DoT)uni-mannheim(DoT)de) for informal enquiries.

Last modified: 2017-07-03 22:52:23