[Corpora-List] Dec 11th Closing: Two faculty positions in NLP at UCSC, Assistant and Associate or Full

Marilyn Walker mawalker at ucsc.edu
Wed Dec 5 17:13:13 CET 2018

Closing Dec 11th:

The initial closing date for full review has been extended one week, please share with your networks.

> DEPARTMENT OF Computer Science and Engineering
> Assistant and Associate or Full Professor, Natural Language Processing
> Silicon Valley Campus
> The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of
> California, Santa Cruz invites applications for two positions in the field
> of Natural Language Processing. One position is at the tenured Associate or
> early stage Full Professor level, and the other position is at the tenure
> track Assistant Professor level. We seek outstanding applicants with
> research and teaching expertise in all areas of Natural Language
> Processing. We are especially interested in candidates who have contributed
> to one or more application areas of Natural Language Processing including
> but not limited to information extraction, dialogue systems, semantic
> parsing, sentiment analysis, question answering, and machine translation.
> Both positions are associated with a proposed Professional MS program in
> Natural Language Processing to be located in the UCSC Silicon Valley Campus
> in Santa Clara, California. The successful candidates will play an
> essential role in developing, growing, and shaping this new program. They
> are expected to develop a research program, advise Ph.D. students in their
> research area, obtain external funding, develop and teach courses within
> the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, perform university, public, and
> professional service, and interact broadly with the large number of Natural
> Language Processing practitioners in Silicon Valley industrial research and
> advanced development labs. The successful candidates should be able to work
> with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural
> backgrounds. In addition to the basic qualifications, applicants at the
> Associate or Full Professor level should have a demonstrated record of
> publications, demonstrated experience in university teaching at the
> undergraduate and graduate level or closely analogous activities,
> demonstrated record of extramural funding or similar success with garnering
> support for research endeavors, experience with research project
> management, and professional service; we also value industrial experience,
> and a track record of building product and applications based on NLP
> technology.
> We welcome candidates who understand the barriers facing women and
> minorities who are underrepresented in higher education careers (as
> evidenced by life experiences and educational background), and who have
> experience in equity and diversity with respect to teaching, mentoring,
> research, life experiences, or service towards building an equitable and
> diverse scholarly environment.
> The primary offices for these positions are located in Santa Clara, due to
> the expectation of teaching and mentoring students in this location. Space
> for PhD students for these positions is also located in Santa Clara.
> Graduate level teaching duties will be mainly at the Santa Clara campus
> with undergraduate courses to be taught at the Santa Cruz campus.† The
> successful applicants will typically spend multiple days per week in Santa
> Clara and are also expected to spend on average one day per week on the
> Santa Cruz campus (more when teaching an undergraduate class on the Santa
> Cruz campus). The ability for on-demand transportation between Santa Clara
> and Santa Cruz with or without accommodations is essential.
> The Computer Science and Engineering Department has nationally and
> internationally known research groups in Machine Learning, Data Science,
> Natural Language Processing and related fields. Our beautiful campus has a
> long history of embracing groundbreaking interdisciplinary work, and the
> proximity of the campus to Silicon Valley affords our faculty extensive
> opportunities for interactions and collaborations with industry.
> Assistant Professor and Associate or early stage Full Professor
> Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (9-month
> basis).
> A Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in Computer Science or a relevant
> field expected to be completed by June 30, 2019; demonstrated record of
> research and teaching.
> July 1, 2019 (with academic year beginning September 2019). Degree must be
> in hand by June 30, 2019.
> Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system; all
> documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.
> APPLY AT https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00657
> Please refer to Position # JPF00657-19 in all correspondence.
> Documents/Materials
> * Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and
> interest in the position
> * Curriculum vitae
> * Statement addressing contributions to diversity through research,
> teaching, and/or service (required). Guidelines on diversity statements can
> be viewed at
> https://senate.ucsc.edu/committees/caad-committee-on-affirmative-action-and-diversity/DivStateGuidelines.pdf
> .
> * Statement of research plans
> * Statement of teaching interests and experience
> * 3ñ4 selected publications
> * 3 confidential letters of recommendation*
> Please note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their
> confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.
> *All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California
> policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a
> third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to
> UCSCís confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
> Full consideration will be given to applications completed by December
> 3rd, 2018. Applications received after this date will†be considered only if
> the position has not been filled.
> UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of
> research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the
> foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process,
> our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and
> outstanding service are mutually supportive.
> The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
> Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
> employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
> orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or
> protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through
> diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and
> promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
> Inquiries regarding the Universityís equal employment opportunity policies
> may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the
> University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831)
> 459-2686.
> Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only
> individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as
> established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform
> and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts
> or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check
> (see https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify). More information is available at
> the APO website (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/104.000%20.html) or
> call (831) 459-4300.
> UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.
> If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic
> Personnel Office at apo at ucsc.edu (831) 459-4300.
> VISIT THE APO WEB SITE AT http://apo.ucsc.edu
> [10/2/2018]
> --
> Professor Marilyn Walker
> Natural Language and Dialogue Systems Lab
> Department of Computer Science and Engineering
> Baskin School of Engineering
> University of California Santa Cruz
> users.soe.ucsc.edu/~maw

-- Professor Marilyn Walker

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