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LINGUIST List 24.3770

Wed Sep 25 2013

Jobs: Comp Ling: Asst Prof, University of California

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

Date: 23-Sep-2013
From: Teenie Matlock <tmatlockucmerced.edu>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of California, Merced, California, USA
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University or Organization: University of California, Merced
Department: School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.ucmerced.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

The University of California, Merced has one Computational Linguistics position open at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level in the area of Cognitive and Information Sciences. Preference will be given to applicants whose doctorate is in linguistics or a closely related field and whose research program makes use of quantitative linguistics methods. Especially desirable are individuals with expertise in one or more of the following areas: computational phonetics/phonology, quantitative cognitive linguistics, corpus-based approaches to linguistic analysis, statistical natural language processing, and comparative or typological methods.

The successful candidate will develop and teach new undergraduate and graduate courses in the Cognitive and Information Sciences program and round out its emphasis in language. The successful candidate is expected to actively pursue extramural funding, participate in program building, and mentor students from diverse groups. Applications should be submitted online at the application URL below. For this position, three letters of reference are requested. After an application is submitted, the letters of reference should be electronically uploaded by the letter writers (instructions will be provided by the application system). Applications must be received no later than December 2, 2013, to be considered.

UC Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.

Application Deadline: 02-Dec-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.ucmerced.edu/n/academic/position.jsf?positionId=4919
Contact Information:
Search Chair and Associate Professor Teenie Matlock
Email: tmatlockucmerced.edu

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