[Humanist] 22.433 job in Leipzig

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Fri Jan 9 07:48:07 CET 2009

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 433.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 06:35:50 +0000
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: job in Leipzig

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The Natural Language Processing Division at the Computer Science Department
of the University of Leipzig, Germany, is the leading partner in the
E-Humanties project eAQUA – a project financed by the German Ministry of
Research and Technology for applying advanced text mining technology to
digital ancient texts (www.eaqua.net).

For this project we are searching for computer scientist with demonstrated
research expertise in one or more of the following areas:

Experience in Text Mining and Natural Language Processing,
Programming skills in Java with applications in the E-Humanties,
Processing of large digital text resources.

Prior experience in participating in large European or other
transnational initiatives is highly

The starting date for this full-time position is February 1, 2009. The
initial period of appointment is for two years, with the possibility of
renewal subject to follow-up funding. The position is at the rank of
"Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter" (M.A. or equivalent required). The salary
is determined by the German civil servants standard (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L)
and amounts to 42000-52000 Euro per year. The exact salary depends on the
successful applicant's experience.

Applications should include CV, an outline of research experience, as well
as names and addresses of references. Applications should be sent by mail or
by email to the address below.

Prof. Dr. Gerhard HeyerAutomatische Sprachverarbeitung
Institut für Informatik
Universität Leipzig
Postfach 10
D – 04009 Leipzig
email: heyer at informatik.uni-leipzig.de

Applications received by January 31, 2009 will receive full consideration,
although interviews may start at any time and will continue until the
position has been filled. Disabled applicants will be preferred if they have
the same qualifications as non-disabled applicants. The University of
Leipzig strives to increase the proportion of women in research and
teaching, and therefore encourages qualified female scientists to apply.--
Marco Büchler
Natural Language Processing Group
Department of Computer Science
University of Leipzig
Johannisgasse 26
04109 Leipzig, Germany

Room  : 5-43
Phone : 0341 / 97-32257
eMail : mbuechler at eaqua.net
Web   : http://www.eaqua.net

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