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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, LINGUISTICS - INDIANA UNIVERSITY BLOOMINGTON

Employer
Indiana University, College of Arts & Sciences
Location
Bloomington, Indiana
Salary
Competitive
Start date
Oct 16, 2023

Position Summary         

The Department of Linguistics at Indiana University (https://linguistics.indiana.edu/) invites applications for up to two tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics beginning fall 2024.

Candidates need to have a research area in Computational Linguistics that aligns with interests in the department and/or helps strengthen the research and teaching profile of the Computational Linguistics programs at IU. Preference will be given to candidates with a research focus in the area of speech technologies (recognition or synthesis), with an interest in developing methodologies for under-resourced languages or in resource-constrained environments, but other research areas will also be considered.

Evidence of an active research agenda and a strong commitment to innovative teaching is required for consideration. A PhD in computational linguistics or natural language processing is required at the time of appointment. The program operates in a very interdisciplinary environment, with close connections to Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Information and Library Science, Psychology, Speech and Hearing Sciences, and the language programs, and candidates are expected to fit into this collaborative landscape.  Collaborative research and joint advising of students in the departments of Computer Science and Informatics will be possible.

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • A PhD in computational linguistics / natural language processing is required by the time of the appointment. A strong research profile with peer reviewed publications in appropriate CL/NLP venues Demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence and to the IU Charter

Desired Qualifications

 

  • Experience with collaborative grant-writing Experience with community-engaged research Experience with Indigenous or minoritized community language documentation

Expected Start Date       

August 1, 2024

To Apply

Applicants should apply online at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/20495.

Applications should include:

  • A cover letter Current Curriculum Vitae Teaching statement Research statement Statement on fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom Name and contact information of three references Two representative publications

Applications received by November 6, 2023 will receive full consideration; however, the search will remain open until the position is filled. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Sandra Kuebler at skuebler@iu.edu or Dr. Francis Tyers at ftyers@iu.edu.

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