The Department of Linguistics (http://ling.ucsd.edu) within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for a tenured position in Computational Linguistics at the level of Associate Professor, beginning July 1, 2017. The Department of Linguistics is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Given that commitment, the department is interested in recruiting candidates who engage in the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity and will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.
Qualifications: The department invites applications from specialists in Computational Linguistics who have a demonstrated interest in natural language and its structure. Candidates must have a PhD in Linguistics or a related field. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of research productivity, undergraduate and graduate teaching ability, and extramural funding potential commensurate with that of a tenured Associate Professor, and provide teaching evaluations and evidence of successful mentorship. Candidates are encouraged to highlight how their research complements existing research on language at UC San Diego. Candidates will also demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, individuals offered employment by the University of California will be required to verify identity and authorization to work in the United States.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
For full consideration, please submit a completed application, including letters of recommendation, by November 1, 2016. Applications received after this date may be considered until the position is filled.
Applications must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements and two representative publications. Teaching statements should include teaching evaluations and evidence of successful mentorship. A separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is also required. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d and http://diversity.ucsd.edu. Candidates should also arrange for a minimum of three letters of recommendation to be submitted via the on-line application system.
UCSD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and ...five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.