LINGUIST List 29.1501

Fri Apr 06 2018

Jobs: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Buffalo, State University of New York

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>


Date: 04-Apr-2018
From: Rui Chaves <rchavesbuffalo.edu>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
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University or Organization: University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address: http://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/linguistics.html
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics


Description:

**This Position Has Been Filled

The Department of Linguistics of the University at Buffalo invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor (10-month) position with a start date of August 2018. The visiting faculty member will be expected to teach courses in Computational Linguistics and participate in the supervision of student research.

We anticipate conducting a search for a tenure-track position in this area next year with a start date of August 2019.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
- Teach two courses per semester, graduate or undergraduate, in any or all of the following areas (including the possibility of self-designed courses): Computational Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics, Computational/Experimental Psycholinguistics, Cognitive Science, and NLP;
- Advise students in the Computational Linguistics program, a joint program between the Department of Linguistics and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

The Department of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo has a tradition of research on diverse languages and approaches to linguistics, with a strong focus on syntactic and semantic typology, construction-based grammar, psycholinguistics, and linguistic fieldwork. The ideal candidate will have research interests that complement those of members from the Departments of Linguistics, Computer Science and Engineering, Psychology, or Communicative Disorder Sciences. The university provides access to supercomputing infrastructure via the Center for Computational Research.

UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
- PhD in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, Linguistics, or an allied field of the language sciences (in hand prior to appointment).
- Demonstrated research in current approaches to Computational Linguistics.

Review of applications will begin on April 27th, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. All application materials should be submitted via UB Jobs at the link below. Application materials submitted directly to the posting contact will not be acknowledged and cannot be considered.

Application Deadline: This position has been filled

Web Address for Applications: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/13827
Contact Information:
Dr. Rui Chaves
Email: rchavesbuffalo.edu
Phone: 7164003184

Page Updated: 06-Apr-2018