Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics in the Department of
Linguistics and School of Computer Science, McGill University

The Department of Linguistics and the School of Computer Science of
McGill University invite applications for a joint tenure-track
appointment in Computational Linguistics. The appointment is expected
to be at the rank of Assistant Professor and to begin on August 1st,
2019. We seek candidates with interests in the study of language from
computational, mathematical, and quantitative perspectives. The ideal
candidate will have expertise in both the language sciences and
computer science. Potential research areas include, but are not
limited to, computational linguistics, natural language processing,
speech processing, computational cognitive science, machine learning
applied to language data, and the quantitative modeling of language.

Outstanding candidates may be eligible to receive a CIFAR Chair in AI
depending on their research profile. The successful candidate who
satisfies the eligibility conditions of the Canada Research Chair
program may be supported by the University for nomination to a Tier 2
Chair in Computational Linguistics, which provides protected time for
research within a full-time academic appointment.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop a vigorous,
externally-funded research program, to communicate research findings
in both professional and public forums, to contribute to teaching at
both the undergraduate and graduate levels in Linguistics and Computer
Science, and to engage in service both within and outside the

Firmly committed to equity and inclusion, McGill welcomes applicants
from diverse identities and backgrounds and considers equitably the
impact of leaves that may contribute to interruptions/slowdowns in
one?s career path. Review of candidates will begin January 2, 2019,
and continue until the positions are filled.


McGill University



Educational level:

Ph. D.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying

For more detailed
information and to apply, please consult our websites at:
and http://www.cs.mcgill.ca/careers/ling-ai.html.

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About McGill University

McGill University is a public research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.