LINGUIST List 32.1658

Wed May 12 2021

Jobs: Discipline of Linguistics: Language Data Scientist, The University of Queensland

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>



Date: 10-May-2021
From: Tina Hannan <advertisinguq.edu.au>
Subject: Discipline of Linguistics: Language Data Scientist, The University of Queensland, Australia
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University or Organization: The University of Queensland
Department: School of Languages and Cultures
Job Location: Queensland, Australia
Web Address: https://languages-cultures.uq.edu.au/
Job Title: Language Data Scientist

Job Rank: Language Data Scientist; Other

Specialty Areas: Discipline of Linguistics; Language Technology


Description:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Language Data Scientist to join the School of Languages and Cultures. The Language Technology and Data Analysis Lab (LADAL) in the School of Languages and Cultures is driving the development of a series of national eResearch infrastructure projects, including the Australian Text Analytics Platform (ATAP) and the Language Data Commons of Australia (LDaCA), in collaboration with the NCRIS-funded Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) and other key national partner institutions.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide support for building and utilising the digital research platforms and tools developed through these projects, including supporting the training of researchers in the use of these platforms and tools, and to engage in research on the development and use of language technologies.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate:
Alongside the completion of a PhD in an area of Language Technology or related field, or significant progress towards such a qualification, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

Successful Level A candidates will demonstrate:
- Demonstrated evidence of a developing record of publication in high-quality outlets in the field.
- Demonstrated skills in common programming languages, including Python and R.
- Evidence of ongoing research projects, including plans for external funding applications.

In addition to the essentials for Level A above, Level B candidates must have the following:
- Demonstrated evidence of an established record of publication in high-quality outlets in the field.
- Evidence of ongoing research projects, including plans for external funding applications.

For a full list of duties and selection criteria, please visit https://search.careers.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/514144/language-data-scientist and download the Position Description.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitmentuq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer:
This is a full-time, fixed term position for three years at Academic Level A/B (level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications, experience and academic achievements).

The full-time equivalent base salary at Level A will be in the range AUD$70,729 - $94,637, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range AUD$82,752 - $110,725.

The full-time equivalent base salary at Level B will be in the range AUD$99,542 - $118,206, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range AUD$116,465 - $138,301.

Application Deadline: 28-May-2021

Web Address for Applications: https://search.careers.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/514144/language-data-scientist
Contact Information:
Professor Michael Haugh
Email: michael.haughuq.edu.au


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