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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 6/24/2017

University of California - San Diego San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Job #JPF01208

* Social Sciences - LINGUISTICS


Open date: September 12th, 2016
Last review date: November 1st, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: June 30th, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Linguistics ( within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Computational Linguistics at the level of Assistant 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 by the start of the appointment on July 1, 2017. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of research productivity, undergraduate and graduate teaching ability, and extramural funding potential. 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 should be submitted to the UC San Diego on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at:

Applications must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements and two representative publications. 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 and 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.


San Diego, CA


More information about this recruitment:




Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Statement of Research

Statement of Teaching

Publications - Include representative publication/scholarly article

Publications - Include representative publication/scholarly article

Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.


3-10 letters of reference required