Tenure-track position in Natural Language Processing

Posted On October 31, 2019
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The Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL is happy to announce a tenure-track position NLP! More details below.

The Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL at Georgia State University invites applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant Professor) in Natural Language Processing to begin August 2020. The successful candidate will contribute to a growing department research expertise in computational linguistics and will have the opportunity to shape graduate and upper division undergraduate courses and seminars in Natural Language Processing, as well as supervise graduate research for M.A. and Ph.D. students. A Ph.D. in applied linguistics, linguistics, computer sciences, cognitive sciences or other related fields is required by date of hire.

Georgia State University, a dynamic R-1 university located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success and cutting-edge research. The university ranks among the nation’s top 115 universities in the Carnegie Foundation’s elite category of the Highest Research Activity, and research faculty received $122.7 million in external research funding during the 2018 fiscal year. Enrolling and graduating one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, Georgia State University provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities. The Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL is committed to advancing research and serving its students by building a diverse faculty.

Applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter (2 single-spaced pages maximum) that includes an overview of commitments to research, teaching, and diversity;
  • CV (If the doctorate is not already in hand, please indicate the expected graduate date);
  • Names and affiliations of three potential referees. Please include all three documents in a single PDF file (LASTNAME.FIRSTNAME.pdf) and submit as an email attachment to Chair, Natural Language Processing Search Committee, at natlansearch@gsu.edu. Those applicants long-listed by the search committee will be asked to supply reference letters.

Applications received by December 2, 2019, will be given full consideration; preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype/Zoom. Feel free to contact Dr. Scott Crossley (scrossley@gsu.edu) with any questions.

Offer of employment conditional upon background verification. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.