Brandeis University, Computer Science Department

Position ID:Brandeis-COSCI-ASST [#22659]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Computational Linguistics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science / Computational Linguistics
Appl Deadline:2022/12/20 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/06, finished 2023/06/24, listed until 2023/03/06)
Position Description:    

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Computational Linguistics
The Department of Computer Science at Brandeis University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in computational linguistics, beginning Fall 2023. Qualifications required of all applicants include a Ph.D., in hand by Fall 2023, in Computer Science or a related discipline, a strong research record, and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Particular attention will be given to candidates pursuing research in the broad area of speech, dialogue, or multimodal language processing. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

The Department consists of a diverse group of 20 full-time faculty members and researchers and offers programs leading to B.A./B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and an M.S. in Computational Linguistics. The Department has research strengths in computational linguistics, theoretical linguistics, machine learning, computer vision, data mining, networking, distributed systems, operating systems, databases, algorithms, and software design and implementation. In addition, members of the Department collaborate closely with faculty across the university including biology, neuroscience, economics, physics, political science, among others.

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates that represent a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging, and sustaining a pluralistic, just, and inclusive campus community.

Applicants should submit a CV, research statement, and teaching statement, and arrange for at least three reference letters to be submitted to AcademicJobsOnline. Because Brandeis is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, applicants should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter and/or the teaching statement. Qualified applicants should apply at First consideration will be given to applications received by December 20, 2022. Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Nianwen Xue at

Additional information about the Department is available at, and information about the Computational Linguistics program is available at

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Department of Computer Science - MS 018
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453