Haverford College — Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Computational Linguistics

Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics, to begin Fall 2017. The Haverford Linguistics Department is part of a Tri-College Linguistics Program with nearby Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.

Applicants should be committed to a career combining teaching and research in the Liberal Arts environment and have a record of accomplishment in computational linguistics; areas of interest include natural language processing, computational models of human language, speech recognition, and/or speech generation. The successful candidate should have formal education in both Computer Science and Linguistics and will be expected to teach classes in Linguistics in addition to classes cross-listed in Linguistics and Computer Science, including supervision of senior research for undergraduates in both programs. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach Phonetics and Phonology. A PhD in Linguistics, Computer Science or a related field is required, and post-doctoral experience (or other evidence of the ability to establish a productive, independent research program) would be beneficial.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement (2-3 pages), research statement (2-3 pages), and arrange to have three current confidential letters of reference submitted via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/38080). Questions about the application process should be directed to Georgia Davidis, Faculty Dossier Coordinator, at gdavidisma@haverford.edu. Information about the Haverford Linguistics Department is available at https://www.haverford.edu/linguistics. For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 877-997-8807 or help@interfolio.com. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by Friday, November 18, 2016.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College’s mission.