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Starting 2014

We welcome applications with projects dealing with syntactic parsing of natural language, one of the prioritized research areas of the computational linguistics group. Applicants are encouraged to get in touch with potential supervisors before applying.

Research and teaching at the Department of linguistics and philology covers approx. twenty different languages and linguistic subjects as well as computational linguistics. These include many of the important languages and cultures in the Middle East, to which can be added Hindi, Swahili, Chinese, Ancient Greek and Latin. Comparative Indo-European linguistics and general linguistics are also part of the department.

More information about the PhD programme at the department can be found on the following website: http://www.lingfil.uu.se/utb/fu (see English version).

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For information, please contact professor Joakim Nivre Joakim.Nivre@lingfil.uu.se tel +46 (0)18-471 7009, professor Mats Eskhult, director of graduate studies Mats.Eskhult@lingfil.uu.se, tel +46 (0)18-471 7379) or Lars Hagborg, senior faculty administrator Lars.Hagborg@uadm.uu.se tel +46 (0)18-471 1907). 

The deadline for applications is 8 november 2013 at latest, UFV-PA 2013/2523.
Use the link below to access the application form. 

PhD position in computational linguistics

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2013/2523
Union representative
  • Anders Grundström, Saco-rådet , 018-471 5380
  • Carin Söderhäll, TCO/ST, 018-471 1997
  • Stefan Djurström, Seko, 018-471 3315
Published 02.Oct.2013
Last application date 08.Nov.2013 11:59 PM CET

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