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Position: Associate Professor of Computational Linguistics
Institution: Aarhus University
Location: Aarhus, Jutland, Denmark
Duties: The position will be associated with the Department of Linguistics, Cognitive Science and Semiotics (LICS) at the School of Communication and Culture. LICS offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes within the fields of linguistics, cognitive science and cognitive semiotics. LICS has a strong research environment focused on cognitive, functional and usage-based approaches to documenting, describing and analysing languages and social interaction; on experimental and computational modelling approaches to human cognition and behaviour; on psycho- and neurolinguistics; and on cognitive semiotics
Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD degree or must document equivalent qualifications in a relevant field related to linguistics, as well as teaching and research experience commensurate with that attained through an assistant professorship. Applicants must be able to document, relevant to the position: an internationally oriented research profile as documented by a strong international peer-reviewed research publication record within computational linguistics, natural language processing and general linguistics; experience of participation in international research projects as well as national and international research networks; teaching and supervision competences and experience at bachelor’s and master’s level, including curriculum development; experience of knowledge exchange
   
Text: This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website Learn more got it Login Associate Professor of Computational Linguistics The School of Communication and Culture at Aarhus University invites applications for the position of associate professor of computational linguistics based at the Department of Linguistics, Cognitive Science and Semiotics. The appointment is full time and tenured and begins on 1 January 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The School of Communication and Culture is committed to diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply regardless of their personal background. The position The position will be associated with the Department of Linguistics, Cognitive Science and Semiotics (LICS) at the School of Communication and Culture. LICS offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes within the fields of linguistics, cognitive science and cognitive semiotics. LICS has a strong research environment focused on cognitive, functional and usage-based approaches to documenting, describing and analysing languages and social interaction; on experimental and computational modelling approaches to human cognition and behaviour; on psycho- and neurolinguistics; and on cognitive semiotics. Research The successful applicant will be expected to take a role in developing research in the fields of computational linguistics, natural language processing and general linguistics, and to publish original peer-reviewed research internationally as well as making scholarly contributions to developments within the field. The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to research initiatives in relation to both the field of computational linguistics and the research community at the department, in terms of new collaborative research projects with internal and external partners, and in connection with external research funding. Teaching and supervision We are looking for applicants with teaching and supervision experience in the fields of computational linguistics, natural language processing and general linguistics at university level. The successful applicant will be expected to take part in the department’s teaching and supervision activities and to teach and supervise on the department’s bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degree programmes, particularly in the degree programmes in linguistics (BA and MA) and cognitive science (BSc and MSc). Please indicate in your application which courses you could teach. The successful applicant will be expected to apply innovative teaching methods. The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to the ongoing development of curricula and the degree programme(s) within the fields of linguistics and cognitive science, and in this connection experience of degree programme and curriculum development at universities or similar institutions will be an advantage. Talent development The successful applicant will be expected to supervise students at both bachelor’s and master’s levels, and to supervise and help develop the careers of early-career researchers as well as recruiting and supervising PhD students and participating in the development and implementation of PhD courses within the field. Knowledge exchange It is expected that the successful applicant will engage in knowledge exchange, for instance in terms of research collaboration with private companies, government consultancy, collaboration with civil society and the public dissemination of knowledge. The successful applicant will have excellent opportunities to engage in relevant collaborative initiatives with partners inside and outside Aarhus University. Qualifications Applicants must have a PhD degree or must document equivalent qualifications in a relevant field related to linguistics, as well as teaching and research experience commensurate with that attained through an assistant professorship. Applicants must be able to document, relevant to the position: an internationally oriented research profile as documented by a strong international peer-reviewed research publication record within computational linguistics, natural language processing and general linguistics experience of participation in international research projects as well as national and international research networks teaching and supervision competences and experience at bachelor’s and master’s level, including curriculum development experience of knowledge exchange completion of a teacher-training programme designed for university teaching or an equivalent qualification technical/methodological knowledge within the fields of computational linguistics, natural language processing and general linguistics the ability to apply computational methods to core research problems in linguistics Furthermore, it will be considered an advantage if applicants can document time spent abroad working at one or more internationally recognised research institutions experience of applying for external research funding experience of using field or experimental methods in linguistics, or methods pertaining to natural language data Finally, applicants are asked to provide a research plan for the next three years, as well as stating how they see themselves and the department contributing to future research developments within the field. The research plan should not exceed five pages. Please note that applications that do not include uploaded publications (maximum eight) will not be considered. Please do not include references or letters of recommendations with the application. Applicants who are invited to an interview may be asked to provide references. Work environment Active participation in the daily life of the department is a high priority, and we emphasise the importance of good working relationships, both among colleagues and with our students. In order to maintain and develop the department’s excellent teaching and research environment, the successful applicant is expected to be present at the department on a daily basis. We respect the balance between work and private life and strive to create a work environment in which that balance can be maintained. You can read more about family and work-life balance in Denmark. International applicants International applicants are encouraged to read about the attractive working conditions and other benefits of working at Aarhus University and in Denmark, including healthcare, paid holidays and, if relevant, maternity/paternity leave, childcare and schooling. Aarhus University offers a wide variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including a relocation service and career counselling for expat partners. You can also find information about the taxation aspects of international researchers’ employment by AU. An appointee who does not speak Danish will be required to acquire proficiency in Danish equivalent to level B2 (CEFR) in order to handle a variety of tasks including administrative and managerial responsibilities, and to participate fully in the activities of the School of Communication and Culture within approximately three years of commencing the appointment. These include, but are not limited to, the ability to correct exams, field questions from students, read work-related texts, and participate in meetings and collegial gatherings in Danish. The department The place of employment is the Department of Linguistics, Cognitive Science and Semiotics. Prospective applicants are invited to view the department’s website. School of Communication and Culture The school is a part of the Faculty of Arts. You will find information about the school and its research programmes, departments, and diverse activities on its website. Contact For further information about the position, please contact Joshua Skewes by email: filjcs@cas.au.dk If you need help uploading your application or have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Arts HR support by email: hsi@au.dk. Qualification requirements Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent academic qualifications. Formalities Faculty of Arts refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities (the Appointment Order). Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities . Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in Application Guidelines. The application must outline the applicant's motivation for applying for the position, attaching a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, a complete list of published works, copies of degree certificates and no more than eight examples of academic production (mandatory). Please upload this material electronically along with your application. If nothing else is noted, applications must be submitted in English. Application deadline is at 11.59 pm Danish time (same as Central European Time) on the deadline day. Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants. Shortlists may be prepared with the candidates that have been selected for a detailed academic assessment. A committee set up by the head of school is responsible for selecting the most qualified candidates. See this link for further information about shortlisting at the Faculty of Arts: shortlisting Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners: http://ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here: http://international.au.dk/research/ Faculty of Arts The Faculty of Arts is one of five main academic areas at Aarhus University. The faculty contributes to Aarhus University's research, talent development, knowledge exchange and degree programmes. With its 550 academic staff members, 275 PhD students, 9,500 BA and MA students, and 1,500 students following continuing/further education programmes, the faculty constitutes a strong and diverse research and teaching environment. The Faculty of Arts consists of the School of Communication and Culture, the School of Culture and Society and the Danish School of Education. Each of these units has strong academic environments and forms the basis for interdisciplinary research and education. The faculty's academic environments and degree programmes engage in international collaboration and share the common goal of contributing to the development of knowledge, welfare and culture in interaction with society. Read more at https://international.au.dk/ The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website. Aarhus University Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/ Apply Share in your network Deadline: 07 February 2022 Academic contact person: Joshua Charles Skewes Lektor filjcs@cc.au.dk +4587162653 Vacant positions: 1 Hours per week: 37 Expected date of accession: 01 January 2023 AARHUS UNIVERSITET Nordre Ringgade 1 8000 Aarhus Email: au@au.dk Tlf: 8715 0000 CVR-nr: 31119103 Powered by Emply Login Have you applied for a job or created a job agent? Login below to show/change your preferences. Login Forgot Cancel Create password Save Do you want to delete? If you delete, all related data will be lost. Delete Do not delete Error Unknown error Close
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