LINGUIST List 30.4297

Tue Nov 12 2019

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Wisconsin Madison

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>



Date: 11-Nov-2019
From: Tammy Bartels <Tbartels2wisc.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
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University or Organization: University of Wisconsin Madison
Department: Language Sciences Program
Job Location: Wisconsin, USA
Web Address: https://langsci.wisc.edu/
Job Title: Computational Approaches to Language

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics


Description:

This position is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, to start August 2020. Applications at the associate professor level may be considered in exceptional cases. The search is for a job candidate whose expertise bridges research on language learning, development, evolution and/or instruction, with proficiency in computational methods related to learning analytics, natural language processing, connectionist approaches, Bayesian models, topics models, semantic analysis, high dimensional data analysis, and/or data mining. Candidates that use big data approaches are particularly encouraged to apply.

The main tenure home for this position is likely to be Educational Psychology, Language Sciences, or Psychology, with potential joint appointments in other departments as indicated by the candidates' background and interests. The position will involve a teaching load consistent with the tenure home, which will involve both undergraduate and graduate instruction. Tenure home will be determined at time of hire.

This position is part of the Opening Doors Through Language: Access and Equity faculty hiring
cluster. The goal of the cluster is to build on existing strengths in language research on
campus.by recruiting three new assistant professors whose research programs and teaching expertise addresses language-related issues that influence societal access, disparities, and/or equity. Candidates should have an interest in collaborating with the cluster faculty and with colleagues in schools, centers, and training programs across campus.

To apply for this job, please visit the application link provided below. The position number is 100343. Please submit:
- A brief cover letter;
- A current curriculum vitae;
- A statement describing the candidate's research program and a statement summarizing the candidate's teaching experience and philosophy (please include both statements in the same document);
- Three reprints/preprints of scholarly work (please include all three in the same document).

This position is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, to start August 2020. Applications at the associate professor level may be considered in exceptional cases. The search is for a job candidate whose expertise bridges research on language learning, development, evolution and/or instruction, with proficiency in computational methods related to learning analytics, natural language processing, connectionist approaches, Bayesian models, topics models,semantic analysis, high dimensional data analysis, and/or data mining. Candidates that use big data approaches are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/502944/assistant-associate-professor-computational-approaches-to-language-cluster-hire
Contact Information:
Professor Haley Vlach
Email: hvlachwisc.edu
Phone: 1-(608)-262-6105


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