Assistant Professor, Computational Linguistics
Who We AreThe Department of Linguistics at the University of Colorado Boulder is a major center of interdisciplinary research in cognitive-functional linguistics, computational linguistics, language documentation, psycholinguistics and experimental linguistics, and sociocultural linguistics. Colorado Linguistics is ranked 11th among AAU public linguistics programs, based on its Academic Analytics scholarly research Index. It offers a range of research programs targeting properties of language in use. The Department strongly supports empirical approaches to linguistic study, like those exemplified by Computational Linguistics. Analysis of video and audio data (typically conversational data), acoustic measurements of speech, computational modeling and statistical analysis, psycholinguistic experimentation and fieldwork in local communities and abroad all contribute to department research. The Department offers the BA, MA and PhD degrees, as well as an array of certificate programs. It currently has 12 tenured or tenure-track faculty, about 130 majors and about 60 graduate students.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeCandidates will be expected to engage in undergraduate and graduate teaching, advise Ph.D. students, contribute professional service, and develop vigorous, externally funded research programs in their technical area. The standard teaching load is 3.5 courses per year.What You Should KnowThe position will be rostered in the Department of Linguistics. Benefits
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.Be StatementsBe Inspired. Be Strategic. Be Boulder.What We RequireCandidates must have an earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Linguistics, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, or a related field by the time of hire.What You Will NeedSuccessful candidates will have an in-depth understanding of their research area and of computational linguistics in general, including the application of current machine learning methods such as neural nets. Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level could include computational linguistics, introductory programming and data structures, corpus linguistics, natural language processing, and research seminars.What We Would Like You To HaveCandidates with experience in obtaining external funding will be preferred.Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
- Cover letter
- Statement of teaching philosophy and goals
- Statement of research philosophy and goals
- Diversity and inclusion statement - demonstrating your commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus climate
- Optional teaching evaluations, if available
- You will be asked by our system to provide three (3) professional references. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation as part of your application materials at a later time. This information will be kept confidential and viewable only by the search committee.
Application materials are accepted electronically via CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact Name: Martha PalmerPosting Contact Email: [email protected]The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.