LINGUIST List 32.1524

Mon May 03 2021

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 03-May-2021
From: Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
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University or Organization: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Department: Translation and Language Sciences
Job Location: Barcelona, Spain
Web Address:
Job Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


This is a faculty appointment including research, knowledge transference, teaching, and service duties. We are looking for a candidate with strong data science skills combined with a scientific understanding of human language underpinning engineering techniques. While pursuing his or her own research agenda, the candidate is expected to be able to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration with research groups in the Department and, more broadly, the Catalan research ecosystem.

Research areas:
- Corpus linguistics,
- Computational modeling of linguistic data or linguistic behavior,
- Creation and management of linguistic datasets (including multimodal data),
- Natural language processing,
- Natural language generation
- Must be familiar with non-symbolic methods, machine learning and neural networks, and their application to natural language research.

Main topical areas are computational linguistics and language technologies in language-related degrees, at all higher education stages, from undergraduate to PhD supervision. Potential assignments include general research methodology courses.

Salary: € 34.752 + start-up fund of 20,000€ negotiable.

For informal inquiries, please email the Department of Translation and Language Sciences at the contact information below. Use the heading ‘Computational Linguistics Tenure-Track position’.

Application Deadline: 04-Jun-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Department of Translation and Language Sciences

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