The Computer Science Department at Brandeis University invites applications
for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor, beginning Fall 2019, in
the area of Computational Linguistics (CL), including but not limited to
Statistical and Neural Machine Translation, Question Answering, Information
Extraction, Text Summarization, Syntactic and Semantic Parsing, Dialogue
Systems, and so on. Duties include the teaching of graduate and undergraduate
courses in the candidate’s specialty, in addition to core CL courses in the
Computer Science Department. Dissertation advising in the field of
Computational Linguistics and NLP, as well as graduate and undergraduate
level thesis advising, will also be expected. Applicants must have a PhD in
Computer Science, Computational Linguistics or a related field, a proven
publication record, and must have completed all requirements for the doctoral
degree by the start of the position.

A research-intensive liberal arts university, Brandeis fosters highly
collaborative scientific research both within and between departments and
across the sciences. The suburban campus in Waltham, MA is just 20 minutes
from the bustling academic and biotechnology centers of Boston and Cambridge.
Brandeis is a member of the Association of American Universities and is
ranked in the top 35 national universities by US News and World Reports.

The Computer Science department has 13 regular faculty members with diverse
research interests. Besides all CS degrees, the department mounts the
Language and Linguistics undergraduate degree as well as a vibrant nationally
recognized Masters program in Computational Linguistics. The goal for this
position is to enhance the research core and add diversity to the CL
offerings. A secondary goal is to increase elective courses in AI and Machine

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential
components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative
action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable
access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because
diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and
mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social
identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher
education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their
scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in
building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, interconnected, and just
campus community.


Brandeis University



Educational level:

Ph. D.

How to apply:

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