Computational Linguistics position at UCSD

The Department of Linguistics (http://ling.ucsd.eduwithin the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Computational Linguistics at the level of Assistant or (tenured) Associate Professor, beginning July 1, 2017. The Department of Linguistics is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Given that commitment, the department is interested in recruiting candidates who engage in the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity and will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

Qualifications: The department invites applications from specialists in Computational Linguistics who have a demonstrated interest in natural language and its structure.  Candidates must have a PhD in Linguistics or a related field by the start of the appointment on July 1, 2017. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of research productivity, undergraduate and graduate teaching ability, and extramural funding potential.  Candidates who apply at the Associate level should demonstrate a research, teaching, and service record commensurate with that of a tenured Associate Professor, and provide teaching evaluations and evidence of successful mentorship.  Candidates are encouraged to highlight how their research complements existing research on language at UC San Diego. Candidates will also demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, individuals offered employment by the University of California will be required to verify identity and authorization to work in the United States.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

For full consideration, please submit a completed application, including letters of recommendation, by November 1, 2016.  Applications received after this date may be considered until the position is filled.

Applications at the Assistant level should be submitted to the UC San Diego on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01208.

Applications at the Associate level should be submitted to the UC San Diego on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01209.

Applications must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements and two representative publications.  Teaching statements at the Associate level should include teaching evaluations and evidence of successful mentorship.  A separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is also required. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d andhttp://diversity.ucsd.eduCandidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via the on-line application system.

UCSD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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