LINGUIST List 29.4427

Mon Nov 12 2018

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Rank Open, Wayne State University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 08-Nov-2018
From: Haiyong Liu <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Rank Open, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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University or Organization: Wayne State University
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Computational Linguist

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Faculty Positions for Big Data in Arts and Humanities Wayne State University, Detroit MI

Wayne State University invites applications for multiple new tenured/tenure-track faculty positions as part of our multidisciplinary initiative in “Big Data”. The intent of this initiative is to build on our existing strengths in research and curricula in Big Data and its applications in and implications for business, health, law, social sciences, arts, humanities, sciences and engineering.

This ad is for the Humanities. Examples of areas of interest include but are not limited to:
- Computational linguistics;
- Digital humanities;
- Social media and network analysis;
- Augmented and virtual reality;
- Critical analysis of big data challenges and analytical methods;
- E-learning;
- Mobile social learning;
- Educational data mining;
- Visualization of information and information design;
- User-centered/user experience design.

Research, teaching, and service in the arts and humanities in academic units within WSU that are consistent with the norms of the home units, as determined by chair(s) of departments and dean(s) of schools or colleges. Please see for a list of schools and colleges within WSU.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree from an accredited institution that aligns with research and curricula in the area of Big Data & Analytics and its applications in and implications for the arts and humanities. Candidates must have a record of research or professional attainment, and if applicable, both teaching and service experience that merit appointment as a tenured or tenure track faculty. In addition, they should have: proven ability to work collaboratively with others; commitment to integrating and advancing the university’s core values, mission and vision (please see for more information); excellence in scholarship and teaching that bridges disciplines; commitment to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues; commitment to fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect and a history of developing and maintaining consensus and cohesiveness; and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Review of applicants will commence immediately and continue until positions are filled. For best consideration, please submit curriculum vitae, cover letter, research statement, and up to three references by December 1, 2018.

Qualified candidates should submit applications to the Wayne State University Online Hiring System at the application link provided below referring to posting # 043925.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Director of Linguistics Haiyong Liu
Phone: (313) 577-7553 / (313) 577-9937

Page Updated: 12-Nov-2018