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Job Announcement: University at Buffalo

Computational Linguistics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo, New York, USA

Employer: University at Buffalo
Department of Linguistics
Job Location: New York, USA
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.2822
Date Submitted: 11-Jul-2013
Job Description: The Department of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo anticipates hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2014. We are looking for someone with a strong research record in the application of corpus, computational, or quantitative methods to the study of language, particularly in the area of syntax. Additional specializations are welcome. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses at all levels as well as serve on thesis committees, establish and maintain a robust research program, pursue external funding when available and provide service to the University and discipline. We will begin to review applications on November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and three letters of reference at the application URL below. Research statement and samples of work are required for a complete application. They may be attached via the UB Jobs automated system, or sent under separate cover by email to the application email address below.

The University at Buffalo is an AA/EO employer; we encourage applications from all sectors, including underrepresented groups.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Email: click here to access email
Application URL: http://ubjobs.buffalo.edu
Contact Information: Prof. Rui  Chaves
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Phone: 716-645-2177 Fax: 716-645-3825