An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer (Teaching & Research) in Natural Language Processing (NLP) to join Cardiff University’s School of Computer Science and Informatics.

The successful candidate will be dedicated to finding creative solutions and have a genuine curiosity and enthusiasm to undertake world-class research relevant to the School’s Natural Language Processing research group, including in (but not restricted to) lexical semantics, natural language understanding, multilingual NLP or common-sense reasoning.

The School is proud of our record of generating impact through cross-disciplinary collaboration with other schools and industry, and particularly welcomes candidates with an interest in applying their research to challenges in areas such as healthcare, entertainment, accessibility, crime & security or social interaction.

You will possess or be near completion of a PhD in an area related to Computer Science or have relevant industrial experience. Applications from candidates with suitable experience in a commercial or public sector environment are welcome. We particularly welcome applications from women who are under-represented within Cardiff University in this field. Applications for posts on a part-time or job-share arrangement would also be considered.

Cardiff University has a successful School of Computer Science & Informatics with an international reputation for its teaching and research activities. The School delivers a stimulating portfolio of BSc and MSc degrees, and offers research degrees leading to MPhil and PhD qualifications. For more information on the School please visit our website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/computer-science.

The School of Computer Science & Informatics includes the National Software Academy (NSA), which is based in Newport and delivers industry-focused undergraduate and postgraduate Software Engineering programmes that include modules on software development skills, mobile development, security, performance, DevOps and emerging technologies. Teaching in the School covers two sites, with Software Engineering delivered at the NSA in Newport, and all other programmes delivered at our Cardiff site. Cardiff University is committed to supporting all its employees in achieving the necessary balance between their work and their personal lives. As part of this commitment, the University has developed a flexible and responsive framework of support for staff in managing their work and personal commitments wherever possible.

This post is full-time (35 hours per week), open-ended and immediately available.


Cardiff University



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Ph. D.

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