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Funded PhD position in Natural language processing (one or more)

Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, 4 years
Basis: 100%

Location: Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg

First day of employment: 2016-02-01

Reference number: UR 2015/820

The PhD program starts on February 1st, 2016. The content and scope follows the general syllabus for a doctaral degree in Nordic language. General and specific entrance requirements are described below. Those appointed for the positions as postgraduate students are expected to locate studies in the Department.

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 their 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 research paper of at least 15 credits


or
 At least 30 credits from second-cycle courses in linguistics, including a research paper 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 research paper of at least 15 credits, plus at least 30 credits from first-level courses in linguistics.

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. Knowledge of Swedish is not a requirement.

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 (e-mail: FU-antagning@svenska.gu.se).

Lars Borin, professor of Natural Language Processing, 46 (0)31-786 4544 (e-mail: lars.borin@svenska.gu.se).

Labour union


OFR/S: Peter Brandt
46 (0)31-786 1169

SACO: Martin Selander
46 (0)31-786 1987

SEKO: Lennart Olsson
46 (0)31-786 1173

Funded PhD position in Nordic languages (one or more)

Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, 4 years
Basis: 100%

Location: Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg

First day of employment: 2016-02-01

Reference number: UR 2015/818

The PhD program starts on February 1st, 2016. The content and scope follows the general syllabus for a doctaral degree in Nordic language. General and specific entrance requirements are described below. Those appointed for the positions as postgraduate students are expected to locate studies in the Department.

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 their 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 (FU-antagning@svenska.gu.se).

Labour union


OFR/S: Peter Brandt
46 (0)31-786 1169

SACO: Martin Selander
46 (0)31-786 1987

SEKO: Lennart Olsson
46 (0)31-786 1173

Funded PhD position in Swedish as a second language (one or more)

Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, 4 years
Basis: 100%

Location: Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg

First day of employment: 2016-02-01

Reference number: UR 2015/819

The PhD program starts on February 1st, 2016. The content and scope follows the general syllabus for a doctaral degree in Nordic language. General and specific entrance requirements are described below. Those appointed for the positions as postgraduate students are expected to locate studies in the Department.

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 their 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
 46 (0)31-786 5651 (FU-antagning@svenska.gu.se).

Labour union

OFR/S: Peter Brandt
46 (0)31-786 1169

SACO: Martin Selander
46 (0)31-786 1987

SEKO: Lennart Olsson
46 (0)31-786 1173

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