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Funded PhD position in Nordic languages

Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, 4 years
Basis: 100%
Location: Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg
First day of employment: 2017-02-01
Reference number: UR 2016/854

Job description

The successful candidate is expected to devote his or her time primarily to the completion of obligatory course work and the writing of a doctoral dissertation. He or she may, however, undertake a limited amount of teaching, administration or research not directly connected to his/her dissertation topic.

General entry requirements

To meet the basic entry requirements of doctoral programmes at the University of Gothenburg, applicants must have obtained a second-cycle degree, have completed studies of at least 240 higher education credits of which at least 60 credits were awarded in the second-cycle, have completed a corresponding programme in some other country or be able to demonstrate the possession of equivalent qualifications.

Specific entry requirements, Nordic languages: At least 120 higher education credits are required for admission to the third-cycle programme in Nordic languages. At least 30 credits must be from the advanced level courses and include a research paper of at least 15 credits. Applicants must have good reading skills in the languages necessary for the completion of obligatory course work and in order to be able to participate actively in department seminars.

Assessment

Regulations for the evaluation of qualifications for education on a doctoral level are given in Higher Education Ordinance, SFS 1998:80.

For further information, please contact:
Henrik Rosenkvist, Ass. Professor of Scandinavian Languages, Director of postgraduate studies 46(0)31-786 5651 (Henrik.Rosenkvist@svenska.gu.se).

Labour union
SACO: Mikael Brisslert
031 – 786 4393
mikael.brisslert@gu.se

OFR/S: Madelen Hansson
031 – 786 1171
madelen.hansson@gu.se

SEKO: Patrik Aspholm
031 – 786 2311
patrik.aspholm@gu.se


Announcement

Funded PhD position in Natural language processing

Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, 4 years
Basis: 100%
Location: Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg
First day of employment: 2017-02-01, or as soon as possible after this date, by agreement.
Reference number: UR 2016/856

Job description

The successful candidate will devote his or her time primarily to research to be presented in a doctoral dissertation and to obligatory course work. S/he may, however, undertake a limited amount of teaching, administration or research (e.g., in one of our research projects) not directly connected to his/her dissertation topic.

General entry requirements

To meet the basic entry requirements of doctoral programmes at the University of Gothenburg, applicants must have obtained a second-cycle degree, have completed studies of at least 240 higher education credits of which at least 60 credits were awarded in the second-cycle, have completed a corresponding programme in some other country or be able to demonstrate the possession of equivalent qualifications.

Specific entry requirements, Natural language processing:
At least 30 credits from second-cycle courses in Computational linguistics, Language technology, or Natural language processing, including a thesis of at least 15 credits;

or

at least 30 credits from second-cycle courses in linguistics, including a thesis of at least 15 credits, plus at least 30 credits from first-level courses in Language technology, Computational linguistics, Natural language processing, or Computer science;

or

at least 30 credits from second-cycle courses in Computer science, including a thesis of at least 15 credits, plus at least 30 credits from first-level courses in linguistics.
A good reading and speaking knowledge of English is necessary. Knowledge of Swedish is not a requirement.

Assessment

Regulations for the evaluation of qualifications for education on a doctoral level are given in the Higher Education Ordinance, SFS 1998:80.

See also Instructions and practical information to applicants.

For further information, please contact:
Lars Borin <lars.borin@svenska.gu.se>, Professor of Natural language processing, 46 31 786 4544 (office), 46 70 747 8386 (mobile).
Henrik Rosenkvist <Henrik.Rosenkvist@svenska.gu.se>, Director of postgraduate studies, 46 31 786 5651 (office).

Labour union

SACO: Mikael Brisslert
031 – 786 4393
mikael.brisslert@gu.se

OFR/S: Madelen Hansson
031 – 786 1171
madelen.hansson@gu.se

SEKO: Patrik Aspholm
031 – 786 2311
patrik.aspholm@gu.se


Announcement

Funded PhD position in Swedish as a second language

Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, 4 years
Basis: 100%
Location: Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg
First day of employment: 2017-02-01
Reference number: UR 2016/855

Job description

The successful candidate is expected to devote his or her time primarily to the completion of obligatory course work and the writing of a doctoral dissertation. He or she may, however, undertake a limited amount of teaching, administration or research not directly connected to his/her dissertation topic.

General entry requirements

To meet the basic entry requirements of doctoral programmes at the University of Gothenburg, applicants must have obtained a second-cycle degree, have completed studies of at least 240 higher education credits of which at least 60 credits were awarded in the second-cycle, have completed a corresponding programme in some other country or be able to demonstrate the possession of equivalent qualifications.

Specific entry requirements, Swedish as a second language: At least 120 higher education credits in Swedish as a second language, Nordic languages, or General linguistics are required for admission to the third-cycle programme. At least 30 credits must be from the advanced level courses and include a research paper of at least 15 credits. Applicants must have good reading skills in the languages necessary for the completion of obligatory course work and in order to be able to participate actively in department seminars.

Assessment

Regulations for the evaluation of qualifications for education on a doctoral level are given in Higher Education Ordinance, SFS 1998:80.

For further information, please contact:
Henrik Rosenkvist, Ass. Professor of Scandinavian Languages, Director of postgraduate studies
 4631-786 5651 (Henrik.Rosenkvist@svenska.gu.se).

Labour union

SACO: Mikael Brisslert
031 – 786 4393
mikael.brisslert@gu.se

OFR/S: Madelen Hansson
031 – 786 1171
madelen.hansson@gu.se

SEKO: Patrik Aspholm
031 – 786 2311
patrik.aspholm@gu.se

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