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University Lecturer/University Senior Lecturer in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning (2 positions)

University Lecturer £39,992 - £50,618 or University Senior Lecturer £53,691 - £56,950

The University of Cambridge Department of Computer Science and Technology (The Computer Laboratory) is seeking to recruit two additional faculty members at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (Assistant/Associate Professor equivalent) level in Natural Language Processing (NLP) / Computational Linguistics. All subareas of NLP are welcome, but applicants should have expertise in Machine Learning techniques.

The posts will be at the level of University Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) and will be based in the Department of Computer Science and Technology (The Computer Laboratory). The salary for a University Lecturer will be £39,992 - £50,618. Those with appropriate experience in their current role may be appointed to a Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor) at grade 10, for which the salary will be £53,691 - £ 56,950.

Appointments will be from 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Informal enquiries about the positions may be made by email to Professor Ann Copestake: or Professor Ted Briscoe:

Interviews will be held on 15 and 16 March 2018.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure you upload Curriculum Vitae (CV), together with a full list of publications and a covering letter including a summary of your research interest and future plans. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference NR13452 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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