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Job opportunity: Postdoctoral fellow, one or several, in Computational linguistics

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The department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, FLoV announces one or several postdoctoral fellow position(s) within the research project Centre for Linguistic Theory and Studies in Probability (CLASP) -- a project funded by a ten-year grant from the Swedish Research Council (2015-2025). For a description of CLASP see CLASP.

The postdoctor is expected to conduct individual research in CLASP's core areas of research in cooperation with the research group. Apart from research, duties may include mentoring graduate students, course design, and/or teaching-related activities; such supplementary duties will not exceed 20% of the position’s responsibilities. The holder of the position is expected to carry out the vast majority of her/his research in Gothenburg and to actively participate in the research group's workshops, seminars, and conferences.

A doctoral degree is compulsory for a position as postdoctor at the University of Gothenburg. The doctoral thesis should be in a relevant area according to the specific position stated here. Since the postdoctor position is designed to give new PhDs the opportunity to strengthen and develop their scholarly proficiency, priority will be given to those whose doctoral degree was granted within 3 years of the application closing date.

Scientific proficiency is the most important criterion for assessment, and special attention will be given to the applicant’s PhD thesis and other publications, and to her/his research plan. Priority will be given to applicants whose research plan and prior work strengthen the research group’s and the project overall. Documented good interpersonal skills and good skills in terms of planning and organizing research and communicating their own research results is also meritorious. The applicant shall in addition to the project plan, cited documents and other documents provide contact information for two academics familiar with the research work of the applicant, for further contact/reference. The recruitment process may also include interviews.

The application closing date is February 17, 2015.

For more information about the position, including how to apply see:

Postdoctoral fellow, one or several, in Computational linguistics (English)
Postdoktor, en eller flera, i Datalingvistik (Swedish)

Date: 2015-02-10 21:11

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