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Acting Assistant Professor

University of Washington
Country of Position: 
United States
Subject Area: 
Speech and Language Processing
Start Date: 
February 16, 2017
Expiration Date: 
May 31, 2017
Position Description: 

A non-tenure-track appointment is intended in the area of computational linguistics in the Department of Linguistics  at the University of Washington beginning December 16, 2017 and ending September 15, 2018, associated with the professional MS program and Ph.D. track in Computational Linguistics.  University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service; the successful applicant will teach graduate and undergraduate courses and supervise graduate students. This position is full-time (100% FTE), with a 9-month service period.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) in Linguistics, Computer Science, related field and be highly qualified for undergraduate and graduate teaching and independent research. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  We are interested in scholars active in all areas of computational linguistics, particularly computational semantics, pragmatics, machine learning, speech technology, and dialogue systems. The ideal candidate will complement existing strengths within the department and will be eager to interact with students and faculty from the broader speech and language processing community at the University of Washington.

The University of Washington, a recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.

Additional information and a link for applications is available at:

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