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LINGUIST List 25.1694

Thu Apr 10 2014

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Full Professor, Lancaster University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 09-Apr-2014
From: Elena Semino <e.seminolancaster.ac.uk>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Full Professor, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Lancaster University
Department: Linguistics and English Language
Job Location: Lancaster, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/
Job Title: Chair in Computational Linguistics

Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

Professor of Computational Linguistics Vacancy Ref: A964
Job Title: Professor of Computational Linguistics
Grade: Professorial
Department/College: Linguistics and English Language
Directly responsible to: Head of Department
Supervisory responsibility for: N/A
Other contacts:
- Internal: Colleagues and students in the Department and in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, together with colleagues in other faculties, providers of student support services, the Library, ISS, central administration and other relevant university actors.
- External: Relevant research funding bodies and councils, professional bodies, employers, business organisations, local and UK government organisations, academic and research networks.

Major Duties:
- Contribute to the development and international profile of the Department through the generation of research, teaching and scholarship of outstanding international quality;
- To lead research, teaching and scholarship in the area of Computational Linguistics.
- Pursue a high-profile personal research agenda in keeping with the criteria of the UK’s Research Excellence Framework, leading to publications in key international peer-reviewed academic journals and to other appropriate forms of research output and impact;
- Lead research teams or other collaborative research initiatives, departmental, inter-departmental, and/or inter-institutional;
- Identify opportunities and apply for grants for new research projects, individual and/or collaborative consistent with a professorial appointment;
- Co-ordinate and develop UG, MA and PhD in Computational Linguistics and other areas as appropriate.
- Supervise dissertations and PhD candidates;
- Identify and pursue opportunities for the development and growth of the Department’s postgraduate programmes;
- Play a leading role in the Department’s academic and pastoral care of its students and in the enhancement of their learning, personal development and achievement;
- Communicate effectively with students and colleagues, using face-to-face, telephone, written and electronic communication (including email and VLE) modes as appropriate;
- Assume administrative and management responsibilities as requested by the Head of Department;
- Be available to teach short courses abroad (normally not more than once a year) as necessary;
- Provide cover for colleagues on sabbatical where necessary;
- Engage in other duties appropriate to the grade of the post as required by the Head of Department.

Application Deadline: 18-May-2014

Web Address for Applications: http://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=A964
Contact Information:
Professor Elena Semino
Email: e.seminolancaster.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1524 594176

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