LINGUIST List 31.3777

Tue Dec 08 2020

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Nevada at Reno

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 08-Dec-2020
From: Brenda Kishpaugh <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Nevada at Reno, USA
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University or Organization: University of Nevada at Reno
Department: English
Job Location: Nevada, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Computational Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


The Department of English at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applicants for an entry-level, tenure-track position in Computational Linguistics. The successful applicant will be housed in English while playing a key role in our recently developed interdisciplinary undergraduate program in Computational Linguistics. This new program involves faculty from the Departments of English, World Languages and Literatures, and Computer Science and Engineering and confers the Bachelor of Science degree.

In addition, the candidate will also teach courses in the core areas of linguistics populated by students from a variety of majors, requiring the ability to reach students with varying amounts of linguistics preparation. While we invite applicants with any specialization within Computational Linguistics, those specializing in natural language processing or computational sociolinguistics are particularly encouraged to apply, as are those with industry experience.

Required Qualifications:
- A Ph.D. in linguistics, computer science, or a related field in hand by the start date
- An established or clearly developing research agenda in any sub-area of computational linguistics
- A record of, or potential for, publishing in top-tier journals and presses in relevant fields
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching
Preferred Qualifications
- Ability to teach a range of courses in the core areas of linguistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels
- Ability to teach relevant undergraduate courses in computer science
- Evidence of, or potential to, attract external grant funding
- Evidence of attention to diversity, equity, and inclusion in research, teaching, and/or service

To Apply, please visit the application link provided below.

Compensation Grade/Rank: Assistant Professor

Department Information:
The UNR Department of English is collegial and multidisciplinary, with energetic and growing undergraduate and graduate programs in Literature, Rhetoric, and Creative Writing as well as Linguistics. Our department is committed to excellence in research and teaching as well as to leadership across campus and the diverse northern Nevada community. Additional information about the Department can be found here:

College and University Information:
The University of Nevada, Reno and the College of Liberal Arts strongly value diversity, equity and inclusion. Besides housing a growing interdisciplinary Department of Gender, Race and Identity Studies, the College has a Latino Research Center and affiliated faculty in the Ozmen Institute for Global Studies. The College plays an active role in addressing racism, bias, and inequities in society and at the local level. For examples of the innovative and unique ways we are working to dismantle racism, visit our Diversity, Research and Engagement website. The College emphasizes inquiry, discovery, and openness to new ideas and perspectives and supports major scholarly research and creative activity in the humanities, social sciences, and arts.

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Search Coordinator Brenda Nevada Kishpaugh
Phone: 775-682-6377

Page Updated: 11-Jan-2021