Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.

The Department of Linguistics and Philology pursues education and research in General and Computational Linguistics, the European classical languages, and Asian languages and cultures. Education is offered in the first, second and third (doctoral) cycles.


The main tasks are teaching and grading courses in Language Technology, including supervision of student essays. The duties will mainly be concerned with the international Master Programme in Language Technology, which is taught in English. Work in the following areas can be expected: general Language Technology, machine learning in Language Technology, parsing, and information retrieval, as well as programming and mathematics.
Development of courses and teaching methods.
Supervision of doctoral students may also come to question.
Independent research.
Regular attendance at the workplace is a requisite for active participation in the Department’s work.


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Eligibility: According to the Higher Education Ordinance, applicants are eligible for employment as Senior Lecturer if they hold a doctoral degree or have equivalent academic competence relevant to the duties of the position. The applicant will have completed training in tertiary-level teaching (10 weeks) or acquired equivalent knowledge in other ways and must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching. The candidate should also have the personal capabilities required to carry out the duties of the position well. Good collaborative skills are important.

Language requirements:

The ability to teach in English is a requirement.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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About Uppsala University

Uppsala University is one of northern Europe's most highly ranked universities. Eight scientists at the university have been awarded the Nobel Prize. Uppsala University pursues research in a wide range of fields that helps us understand our society. Research that creates a better world and makes life easier for many people – research that brings new perspectives to the basic questions of science and at the same time knowledge that contributes to a sustainable environment, human health, and social development.