LINGUIST List 29.3723

Thu Sep 27 2018

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of Arizona

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Date: 26-Sep-2018
From: Sandiway Fong <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of Arizona, USA
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University or Organization: The University of Arizona
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Arizona, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


University of Arizona Department of Linguistics
Assistant Professor: Human Language Technology
(HLT)/Computational Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics, University of Arizona (UA), invites applications for a tenure-eligible assistant professor in the area of natural language processing/computational linguistics. The position will start in Fall 2019. The ideal candidate is expected to be actively engaged in research in the above areas, as well as to teach statistical NLP and other related courses in our HLT Master’s program. The candidate must also be willing to help develop the online Master’s HLT program and to regularly teach courses in that program. The candidate is expected to maintain an active research program and be prepared to interact with the larger UA Cognitive Science community. Other opportunities for collaboration and engagement include the Computer Science Department and the School of Information. We especially invite candidates who contribute a computational perspective to existing foci of the Linguistics department.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Computer Science or a related discipline, and should demonstrate evidence of a strong research program and teaching excellence. ABD candidates will be considered, but the doctorate must be in hand by the start date. Candidates with a record or potential for obtaining external research funding are also preferred.

More information about the Department of Linguistics is at the department link above. Please direct questions about this position to Dr. Sandiway Fong, at the contact information provided below. For more information about the University of Arizona and the city of Tucson, visit

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and much more, see

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, see:

Online application is required. Apply online at the application link provided below.

Review of applications will begin October 31, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer –M/W/D/V.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Associate Professor Sandiway Fong

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