LINGUIST List 12.3044

Wed Dec 5 2001

Jobs: Computational Ling:Asst Prof, Illinois USA

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  1. Jennifer S.Cole, Computational Ling: Asst Professor at Univ of Illinois, USA

Message 1: Computational Ling: Asst Professor at Univ of Illinois, USA

Date: 4 Dec 2001 20:26:51 -0000
From: Jennifer S.Cole <>
Subject: Computational Ling: Asst Professor at Univ of Illinois, USA

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Computational Linguistics / Natural Language Processing
University or Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: Illinois
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: January 18, 2002
Contact: Jennifer S. Cole

Address for Applications:
Computational Linguistics/ NLP Search Committee, Beckman Institute for
Advanced Science and Technology,405 North Mathews 
IL 61801


The Department of Linguistics and the Department of Electrical and
Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
invite applications for a joint tenure-track position in Computational
Linguistics / Natural Language Processing, full-time, at the assistant
professor level. This position is part of an interdisciplinary
initiative in Computational Linguistics and Speech Signal Processing
at UIUC, with participation from Linguistics, ECE, and Computer
Science. The new hire is expected to contribute to the development of
the program in both its research and its educational missions, and
will be part of an interdisciplinary team of faculty members working
in the areas of speech signal processing, linguistic modeling, and
computational models of language and learning. The new hire will also
have the opportunity to interact with faculty and researchers in
interdisciplinary programs such as Cognitive Science, Artificial
Intelligence, and Human-Computer Interaction, in the state-of-the-art
research facility at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and
Technology on the UIUC campus.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence in research and publication,
and be able teach classes in CL/NLP for students pursuing degrees in
Linguistics and/or Engineering, at the undergraduate and graduate
level. The successful candidate will bring with him or her a robust
agenda for research and external funding. Candidates working in any
area of CL/NLP are encouraged to apply, and must hold a Ph.D. degree
in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Linguistics, or other field
related to CL/NLP. Applications from candidates working in
non-academic positions are welcome. The appointment will be shared
between the Linguistics and ECE departments, and salary will be
commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION: Send letter of application along with cv, key
publications, statement of research interests, and three letters of
recommendation to:

Computational Linguistics/ NLP Search Committee
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
University of Illinois
405 North Mathews
Urbana, IL 61081

For further information please contact Dr. Stephen Levinson (ECE,
217-244-1262) or 
Dr. Jennifer Cole (Linguistics, 217-333-3563).

Proposed starting date for position: August 21, 2002.

CLOSING DATE: To ensure full consideration, applications must be
received by January 18, 2002.

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity

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