LINGUIST List 29.1408

Mon Apr 02 2018

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, Boston College

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 28-Mar-2018
From: Emily Prud'hommeaux <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, Boston College, Massachusetts, USA
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University or Organization: Boston College
Department: Computer Science
Job Location: Massachusetts, USA
Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


The department of Computer Science at Boston College invites applications for a postdoctoral position in natural language processing for the 2018-2019 academic year with the possibility of renewal through 2020. The postdoc will work with both faculty and clinicians on applications of natural language processing and speech signal processing for health and accessibility.

Required minimum qualifications:

- PhD in computer science, computational linguistics, or an allied field
- Advanced coursework in machine learning and NLP
- Previous publications in NLP and CL venues

Additional preferred qualifications:

- Experience mentoring or supervising undergraduate researchers
- Graduate coursework or research experience in computer vision, theoretical linguistics, statistics, or psychology
- Experience or familiarity with American Sign Language

Applicants should submit the following documents via email to the email address below:

- Cover letter explaining the applicant’s interest in and suitability for the position
- CV, including all publications
- Research statement (2-3 pages)
- Names, affiliations, and email addresses of 3 references
- A 5-15 page PDF writing sample (dissertation chapter or first-authored publication)

Application Deadline: 31-May-2018

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Emily Prud'hommeaux

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