LINGUIST List 29.3174
Wed Aug 15 2018
Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Assistant
Professor, University at Buffalo
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Rui Chaves <rchaves
Cognitive Science; Computational
Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo, New
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University or Organization:
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Department: Linguistics Department
Location: New York, USA
Web Address: https://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/linguistics.html
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Computational Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus
The Department of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo
invites applications for a tenure-track position in computational linguistics at the rank of Assistant
Professor, beginning in Fall 2019. Candidates are sought with a strong research record in the
application of experimental, corpus, or quantitative/statistical methods to the computational study of
language. 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.
The Department of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo has a tradition of research on
diverse languages using diverse approaches to linguistics, with a strong focus on syntactic and semantic
typology, constraint-based models of grammar (e.g. Construction Grammar, HPSG, RRG), psycholinguistics,
and linguistic fieldwork. The ideal candidate will have research interests that complement those of
members from the University at Buffalo’s Departments of Linguistics, Computer Science and Engineering,
Psychology, or Communicative Disorders and Sciences. The university provides access to supercomputing
infrastructure via the Center for Computational Research.
Formal review of applications begins
on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit
electronically a cover letter, CV, and contact information for at least three references at the
application URL below. A research statement, teaching statement, and samples of work are also 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 contact email address below.
UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all
to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, Linguistics, or an allied field of the language
sciences. Demonstrated research in current approaches to Computational Linguistics.
ABD candidates who anticipate PhD conferral within a year of appointment will be considered. In that
case, the initial appointment will be a one-year temporary appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor.
Continuation of appointment in the Assistant Professor title will be contingent upon conferral of the
All application materials should be submitted via UB Jobs at the link
provided below. Application materials submitted directly to the posting contact will only be considered
under special circumstances and cannot include a cover letter, CV, or contact information for
Application Deadline: This position is closed.
Web Address for Applications: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/15953
Associate Professor Rui Chaves
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