[Corpora-List] Job: Computational Linguistics, Associate/Full professor, University of North Texas

Alexis Palmer Alexis.Palmer at unt.edu
Wed Nov 8 17:48:41 CET 2017


Reposting this position with clarification:

This is *NOT* a visiting position - we are looking for a new person to contribute to the exciting growth of our department in the area of computational linguistics. Please feel free to contact us with any questions!

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The Department of Linguistics at the University of North Texas invites applications at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with a primary specialization in Computational Linguistics with the additional responsibility of Chair of Department of Linguistics. The department chair holds a 12-month appointment. While the area of specialization in computational linguistics is open, we seek candidates who are active researchers in topics that complement existing departmental strengths (such as corpus-based research, low-resource language documentation and resource creation). Evidence of an active research agenda, a track record in grant acquisition, and a strong commitment to innovative teaching is required for consideration.

In addition to the administrative responsibilities as Chair of the Linguistics Department, the successful candidate will be expected to:

- Contribute to the ongoing development of the Department's degree programs in linguistics and computational linguistics; - Initiate new interdisciplinary collaborations and expand existing ones with other computational research groups on campus, in particular in Computer Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Information Science; - Spearhead efforts to recruit new students at the undergraduate and graduate levels; - Work to build partnerships and internship opportunities with local industry; - Develop new relationships and strengthen existing ones with international partners; - Build and cultivate alumni relations; - Provide leadership in growing research efforts of the department, including grants and publications; - Seek innovative funding opportunities for the department.

Minimum Qualifications: A PhD in Linguistics, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Information Science or other related field with a strong background in computational linguistics / natural language processing is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Desirable qualifications include previous supervisory experience in an administrative position with budgeting authority and a demonstrated record of or potential for high-quality educational leadership, especially in the areas of curriculum and program development.

For more information visit: https://linguistics.unt.edu/ling-chair

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://bit.ly/2huVut5 <https://bit.ly/2huVut5> Contact Information: Professor Shobhana Chelliah Email: Shobhana.Chelliahunt.edu Phone: 940-565-3851 <(940)%20565-3851>

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