Job announcement: open position in the NLP group

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


Applicants should have a strong (undergraduate/graduate) degree in computer science, NLP, AI, machine learning or a related discipline and strong coding skills. Applicants for the postdoc position are expected to have a proven publication track record at top-tier venues in the field of NLP.  

The researcher will be located at the Data and Web Science Group (DWS) of the University of Mannheim and will join a research project funded by the German Research Foundation on scientometrics and NLP for mining scientific publications in collaboration with GESIS (Philipp Mayr-Schlegel), the institute for Applied AI at Stuttgart Media University (Kai Eckert) and Fraunhofer ISI (Henning Kroll): the project has a strong software engineering focus and overlaps with a variety of „hot“, current topics in NLP at the intersection between representation learning, (multilingual) natural language understanding and generation and applications – see DBLP [2,3] for a list of publications and research topics we work on.

Duration: 2–3 years depending on the experience and qualifications.

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 (wifo3-jobs 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 April, 30 2021 will receive full consideration. The positions remain open until filled. Potential applicants are welcome to get in touch with Simone Paolo Ponzetto and Goran Glavaš for informal enquiries before applying.

We are a young research group that takes diversity very seriously. Female and international candidates are warmly encouraged to apply. Among candidates of equal aptitude and qualifications, a person with disabilities will be given preference.