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University Lecturer in Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing

We are seeking candidates with a Ph.D. degree and post-doctoral experience in Computational Linguistics/NLP and who can demonstrate an excellent track record of independent research and publication in this field. Experience of modern machine learning and its application to NLP is also essential. Preference will be given to candidates with broad and cross-disciplinary research interests. The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, hence prior teaching experience is essential. In addition you will be required to contribute to the administration of the Faculty.

The post will be based at the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages which houses a research laboratory in Computational Linguistics (Language Technology Lab -

Appointment will be from 1 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Informal enquiries about the position may be made by email to Professor Anna Korhonen (

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 your Curriculum Vitae (CV), together with a full list of publications and a covering letter including a summary of your research interests and future research 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 GN14201 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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