LINGUIST List 31.469

Fri Jan 31 2020

Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Boston College

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 30-Jan-2020
From: Emily Prud'hommeaux <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Boston College, United States
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University or Organization: Boston College
Department: Computer Science
Job Location: Massachusetts, USA
Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Psycholinguistics


The department of Computer Science at Boston College invites applications for a postdoctoral position in computational linguistics and natural language processing for the 2020-2021 academic year, with the possibility of renewal through 2022. The postdoc will work with faculty on one of two externally-funded projects: (1) computational analysis of pragmatic language in adults with autism; and (2) speech and language technology for documenting endangered languages.

Required minimum qualifications:

- PhD or ABD in computer science, computational linguistics, linguistics, cognitive science, or an allied field
- Previous coursework in machine learning, NLP, data science, or speech signal processing

Additional preferred qualifications:

- Experience mentoring or supervising undergraduate researchers
- Graduate coursework or research experience in theoretical linguistics, statistics, psychology, cognitive science, or computer vision.
- Research experience with under-resourced languages

Applicants should submit the following documents via email to Prof. Emily Prud'hommeaux at the application email below:

- Cover letter explaining the applicant’s interest in and suitability for the position
- CV (including references for all publications)
- Names, affiliations, and email addresses of 3 references

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Emily Prud'hommeaux

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