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LINGUIST List 24.3707

Sat Sep 21 2013

Jobs: Comp Ling; Text/Corpus Ling: Assistant Professor, Georgetown University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 20-Sep-2013
From: Paul Portner <portnerpgeorgetown.edu>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: Georgetown University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Web Address: http://linguistics.georgetown.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University is pleased to announce a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in computational linguistics with a specialization in corpus linguistics. We seek candidates with expertise in the following areas:

1. Building and working with corpora of linguistic data.
2. Using corpora to advance research in one or more areas of linguistics.

This expertise may be manifest in various ways, such as the building of new types of language corpora, using corpora to test hypotheses about important issues in linguistics, and using corpora in natural language processing techniques of practical value. A successful candidate will also show evidence of excellence in teaching and, based on the above two areas of essential competence, he or she will be expected to teach and collaborate with a wide variety of students and colleagues across the department and University.

The appointment will start on August 1, 2014. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhD degree by the time of appointment.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Georgetown University is interested in applicants with experience and interest in 1) communities of color, 2) cultures other than their own, 3) culturally diverse groups and 4) developing and implementing curricula that address multicultural issues.

Applications must be sent both by surface mail and by email (in pdf format), and should be received by November 15, 2013 for full consideration. Dossiers should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, at least one representative publication, and names (with contact information) of three references. Applications should be addressed to Paul Portner at the application address or email address below.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2013
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Paul Portner
Linguistics Department, Box 571051
Georgetown University
Poulton Hall 240
Washington, DC 20057
USA
Email Address for Applications: portnerpgeorgetown.edu
Contact Information:
Paul Portner
Email: portnerpgeorgetown.edu

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