Overview

The Linguistics Department of the University of California, Santa
Barbara seeks to hire a linguist who is a specialist in computational
linguistics and/or natural language processing. The appointment will
be a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, effective
July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will have an active research program in
computational linguistics and/or natural language processing and will
have a record of participation in the computational linguistics/NLP
community. Proven expertise in machine learning including word
embeddings/vector space semantics is required, as is expertise in
using computational linguistics methods to address theoretical and/or
applied questions. Capacity to engage with the distinctive theoretical
orientation of the department is expected. We welcome applicants with
the ability to contribute to departmental foci, such as corpus
linguistics, language and cognition, language acquisition, and/or less
studied languages. We also encourage applicants who have the potential
to interact with colleagues and students across disciplinary
boundaries at UCSB.

The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to and ability in
graduate and undergraduate teaching and will be expected to teach a
range of graduate and undergraduate courses in computational
linguistics, including those with relevance to industry, as well as to
contribute to the department?s undergraduate major with an emphasis in
Language and Speech Technologies. For more information on the
department, see www.linguistics.ucsb.edu.

Company:

University of California

Qualifications:

The minimum requirement to be considered as an applicant is the
completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. in linguistics or a
closely-related field except the dissertation (or equivalent) at the
time of application. A Ph.D. in linguistics or a closely-related field
is expected by the time of appointment. Review of applications will
begin after Friday, November 9, 2018. The position will remain open
until filled.

Educational level:

Ph. D.

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