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LINGUIST List 24.4519

Tue Nov 12 2013

Jobs: Comp Ling: Asst/Assoc Prof, University of Rochester

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

Date: 12-Nov-2013
From: Joyce McDonough <joyce.mcdonoughrochester.edu>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Rochester, New York, USA
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University or Organization: University of Rochester
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: New York, USA
Job Title: Computational Linguistics Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Interdisciplinary Research in Data Science

The University of Rochester has made data science the centerpiece of its 5-year strategic plan, committing to 20 new faculty lines in diverse areas, a new building, and the establishment of the Institute for Data Science. We are currently seeking applicants for tenure track positions in interdisciplinary research areas within data science. This search complements department specific searches in data science currently underway.

The interdisciplinary search focuses on recruiting candidates who are excited about engaging in collaborative research that connects advances in computational models and methods to other fields of engineering or life, social, or physical sciences. Successful candidates will receive a primary appointment in one of the departments supporting the search, and a secondary appointment in at least one other department. Departments supporting this search are Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Biostatistics & Computational Biology, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Chemistry, Computer and Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Economics, Linguistics, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy, and Political Science.

Focus areas for this year’s interdisciplinary search are:
- Fundamental Methods in Machine Learning, Network Science, and Statistics
- Computational Linguistics, Computer Vision, and Computational Models of Human
- Computational Biology and Computational Bioengineering
- Global Biogeochemistry

We are especially interested in candidates with background in computational linguistics with a strong grounding in linguistics, and encourage such candidates to apply. Those interested in this position are encouraged to contact Joyce McDonough at the contact email address below.

Instructions for applying for this search appear at the application URL below.

Applicants should hold a PhD and will be required to supply a set of refereed scholarly publications, names of references, and research and teaching statements. The application will ask applicants to select a set of disciplines most relevant to their research area. Review of applications at any rank will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by January 15th, 2014.

The University of Rochester is a private, Tier I research institution located in western New York State. It consistently ranks among the top 30 institutions, both public and private, in federal funding for research and development. The university has made substantial investments in computing infrastructure through the Center for Integrated Research Computing (CIRC) and the Health Sciences Center for Computational Innovation (HSCCI). The university includes the Eastman School of Music and the University of Rochester Medical Center, a major medical school, research center, and hospital system. The greater Rochester area is home to over a million people, including 80,000 students who attend the 8 colleges and universities in the region.

The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2014

Web Address for Applications: http://www.rochester.edu/rocdata/recruit/
Contact Information:
Linguistics Dept Chair / Assoc Professor Joyce McDonough
Email: joyce.mcdonoughrochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-8053

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