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Visiting Assistant Professor, Computational Linguistics
University at Buffalo

Date Posted Jun. 6, 2018
Title Visiting Assistant Professor, Computational Linguistics
University University at Buffalo
Department Linguistics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Buffalo, NY
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
  • Linguistics

Position Summary
The Department of Linguistics of the University at Buffalo invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor (10-month) position with a start date of August 2018. The visiting faculty member will be expected to teach courses in Computational Linguistics and participate in the supervision of student research. We anticipate conducting a search for a tenure-track position in this area next year with a start date of August 2019.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
● Teach two courses per semester, graduate or undergraduate, in any or all of the following areas (including the possibility of self-designed courses): Computational Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics, Computational/Experimental Psycholinguistics, Cognitive Science, and NLP;
● Advise students in the Computational Linguistics program, a joint program between the Department of Linguistics and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

The Department of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo ( has a tradition of research on diverse languages and approaches to linguistics, with a strong focus on syntactic and semantic typology, construction-based grammar, psycholinguistics, and linguistic fieldwork. The ideal candidate will have research interests that complement those of members from the Departments of Linguistics, Computer Science and Engineering, Psychology, or Communicative Disorder Sciences. The university provides access to supercomputing infrastructure via the Center for Computational Research.

UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
● PhD in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, Linguistics, or an allied field of the language sciences (in hand prior to appointment).
● Demonstrated research in current approaches to Computational Linguistics.

Contact Information

Contact’s Name Dr. Rui Chaves
Contact’s Title Associate Professor
Contact’s Email
Contact’s Phone 716-645-0133

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