Open PhD/Postdoc position in the NLP group

The NLP Group at the University of Mannheim [1] invites applications for


Applicants should have a strong (undergraduate/graduate) profile in computer science, NLP, AI, machine learning or a related discipline. Applicants for the postdoc position are expected to have a proven academic track record (as demonstrated by publications at top-tier conferences) and be good team players.

The researcher will be located at the NLP group of the University of Mannheim, which is part of the larger DWS Group [2] – see DBLP [3] for a list of publications and research topics we work on. Mannheim is a very multicultural city in the south-west of Germany, we offer a sustainable life/work balance and non-toxic academic environment. We are strongly committed to diversity and welcome applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Duration: 2–3 years depending on the position and qualification.

Salary range: according to German public scale TV-L E13 100% (full time, commensurate with experience and qualifications).

Applications can be made per e-mail ( and should include a research statement and CV including a list of publications and published software. All documents should be e-mailed as a single PDF. All applications sent before December 20, 2022 will receive full consideration. The positions remain open until filled. Potential applicants are welcome to get in touch with Simone Paolo Ponzetto for informal enquiries before applying.