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Visiting Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics or Psycholinguistics
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


Date Posted Apr. 8, 2022
Title Visiting Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics or Psycholinguistics
University University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL, United States
Department Linguistics Department
Application Deadline Apr. 29, 2022
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2022
 
 
  • Visiting Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Linguistics
 
 

Visiting Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics or Psycholinguistics

Department of Linguistics

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor. The candidate should have expertise in computational linguistics and/or psycholinguistics, and be able to teach undergraduate and introductory graduate courses in at least one of those areas. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach courses in both areas. Applicants are expected to have an active research agenda, mentor students, and engage in service activities appropriate to academic rank. We welcome applicants with expertise in areas such as (but not limited to): ERP methods; sentence processing; artificial neural networks/deep learning; machine translation; computational morphology.

 

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

 

Target starting date is August 16, 2022. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time, 9-month appointment, non-tenure-track position, renewable yearly subject to enrollments, funding, and positive performance evaluations. A PhD in Linguistics or related area, with specialization in psycholinguistics and/or computational linguistics, is required by the appointment start date. Candidates with superior qualifications who will complete all the Ph.D. requirements within the first appointment semester may be appointed at the rank of Instructor. After the Ph.D. requirement is met, the appointment will be changed to Visiting Assistant Professor.

 

To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, CV, research statement (max 2 pages) and teaching statement (max 2 pages) by April 29, 2022. The online application will require names and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. References will be contacted electronically 1-2 business days after submission of the application. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact slcl-hr-office@illinois.edu.

 

University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

 

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.  The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.


  • The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Jobs.illinois.edu
    Linguistics Department
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    707 S Mathews Avenue, MC-168
    Urbana, IL 61801
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  • slcl-hr-office@illinois.edu

 

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