The Department of English at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time, 9 month tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computational Linguistics/Linguistics, beginning in August 2019. Candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate in Linguistics, Computer Science, or a related field by the time of appointment. The committee will consider candidates who will finish their doctorate degree in the first year.

Successful candidates should demonstrate computational expertise, strong research talent, and initiative in grant writing. Candidates should also have a plan for effective teaching and student mentoring at the introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate levels. We invite applicants to explore our curriculum with courses ranging from linguistic foundations and courses in core sub-disciplines of linguistics to natural language processing and speech processing.

We are especially interested in qualified candidates who will exhibit the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s http://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/policiesmanual/p040, http://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/policiesmanual/p030, and https://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/policiesmanual/p050


Rochester Institute of Technology


– An earned doctorate (PhD. or equivalent) in Linguistics, Computer Science, or a related field at time of appointment or within the first year;
– Demonstrated research excellence;
– Plan for developing a long-term research program including grant attainment;
– Potential for effective teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students;
– Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college?s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Educational level:

Ph. D.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying

Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty Keyword Search: 4119BR

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
– Research statement (not to exceed 2 pages)
– Teaching statement (not to exceed 1 page)
– Two sample publications or research products (URL acceptable)
– The names, email addresses, and phone numbers for three references
– Contribution to Diversity Statement

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