[DL] Post Doctoral Research Associate (m/f) in Computational Linguistics

hr.at at deri.org hr.at at deri.org
Tue May 9 14:08:59 CEST 2006

Post Doctoral Research Associate (m/f) in Computational Linguistics


The Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) at the University of
Innsbruck (Austria) is seeking a candidate in the position of postdoctoral
research associate (m/f) in the area of Natural Language Engineering and
large-scale semantic annotation. The work will involve statistical and
symbolic language processing  and knowledge technologies, and their use in
the eSWAN project.


DERI is one of the leading research groups in the area of Semantic Web
technologies with excellent ties to relevant research groups worldwide and
is located right in the heart of the Alps, with an exceptional standard of
living and an attractive combination of a beautiful city and unique
opportunities for sports activities all year round.


We expect

*           an excellent PhD degree in Computational Linguistics or related
disciplines or an equivalent academic degree,

*           the willingness to combine formal scientific work with
application-oriented research in projects funded by the European Commission
and national agencies.


The following skills (and others) will be relevant:

*           language processing, information retrieval, speech recognition

*           machine learning and information theory

*           technical authoring

*           research project administration

*           ontological data modelling and knowledge management

*           use of GATE (http://gate.ac.uk)

*           programming in Java and in script languages

*           software engineering, components, systems modelling and design

*           programming tools like CVS, JBuilder, make, ANT, ...

*           database programming in SQL and JDBC

*           finite state language analysis

*           computational linguistics


We are looking for individuals who will continue their existing stream of
research and lead a project that aims at large-scale information extraction
from the web, utilizing a a large, distributed cluster architecture. Leading
this project will also include management responsibility for a number of
junior researchers.


We offer

*           the stimulating environment of a leading research group in the
area of Semantic Web research,

*           excellent ties to research groups worldwide,

*           up-to-date infrastructure and resources, including sufficient
funding for attending international conferences, and

*           standardized exchange tracks with Stanford University and other


For further information regarding this position and DERI, please see
http://www.deri.at <http://www.deri.at/> .


We invite your application by e-mail to hr at deri.org. Please include a
current resume, a list of publications, and digital versions of your most
relevant works.




DERI Innsbruck
Digital Enterprise Research Institute
Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck
ICT Technologiepark, Technikerstrasse 21a
6020 Innsbruck, Austria

T      +43 (0) 512 507 - 6488

M     +43 (0) 664 812 5228

F      +43 (0) 512 507 - 9872

E       <mailto:birgit.leiter at deri.org> birgit.leiter at deri.org

W      <http://www.deri.at> www.deri.at

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