LINGUIST List 29.4468

Tue Nov 13 2018

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 08-Nov-2018
From: Mireille Tremblay <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
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University or Organization: Université de Montréal
Department: Linguistique et traduction
Job Location: Montreal, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Université de Montreal

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


The Département de linguistique et de traduction is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in computational linguistics/natural language processing.

The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University. This person will play an important role in the development of the “Computational Linguistics” component of our curriculum and in establishing cross-disciplinary collaborations within and outside of the University.

- Ph.D. in linguistics, computer science, or a related field.
- Dual training in linguistics and computer science, with a strong background in core linguistics.
- Demonstrated interest in using computational techniques in the study of language.
- Ability to teach in at least one of the core domains of linguistics.
- Excellent publication track record in computational linguistics.
- University teaching experience.
- Sufficient knowledge of written and spoken French.

Information about the position:
- Treatment: The Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits.
- Starting date: On or after August 1st, 2019

- The application must include the following documents:
- A cover letter
- A curriculum vitæ
- Copies of recent publications and research
- Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the department chair by the referees.

Application and letters of recommendation must be sent to the chair of the Département de linguistique et de traduction at the application address provided below.

Application and letters of recommendation may also be sent by email to the application email listed below.

Language Policy:
Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy, Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.

The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

Equal Access Employment Program:
Through its Equal Access Employment Program, Université de Montréal invites women, Aboriginal people, visible and ethnical minorities, as well as persons with disabilities to apply. During the recruitment process, our selection tools will be adapted to meet the needs of people with disabilities who request it. Be assured of the confidentiality of this information.
Université de Montréal is committed to the inclusion and the diversity of its staff and also encourages people of all sexual and gender identities to apply.

Immigration Requirements:
We invite all qualified candidates to apply at UdeM. However, in accordance with immigration requirements in Canada, please note that priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Application Deadline: 13-Dec-2018
Mailing Address for Applications:
Mireille Tremblay
Département de linguistique et de traduction
Université de Montréal
C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Mireille Tremblay

Page Updated: 13-Nov-2018