The Department of Linguistics at Indiana University invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) position in the area of Computational Linguistics to begin August 1, 2018. The department seeks candidates whose research connects productively with current issues in core areas of computational linguistics and fits into the department. Other qualifications include: (a) strong potential for excellence in research and teaching; (b) desire to work in a progressive research-friendly environment, and (c) interest in collaborations with other units on the IU campus, such as the Cognitive Science Program, Computer Science, Information and Library Science, Informatics, and the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities.

The successful applicant will be comfortable teaching courses ranging from an introduction to computers and language for undergraduate non-majors to advanced and research-oriented statistical NLP for dedicated graduate students. They will be expected to engage in student mentoring, with a variety of students enrolled in one of IU’s many CL degree programs (http://cl.indiana.edu/programs.html).


Indiana University


Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) by August 1, 2018 in Computational Linguistics, or in Linguistics, Computer Science, or a related field with extensive experience in computational linguistics. Indiana University and the Department of Linguistics have a tradition of diverse language and linguistics education, a well-developed supercomputing infrastructure, an extensive Cognitive Science program, and the presence of Linguist List, among many other opportunities for integration.

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Ph. D.

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