[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!


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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