Postdoc Associate

 
  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Dec 18, 2021

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description:

Will explore, design, and implement techniques to address real-world problems in social computing, semantic analysis, and multilingual applications. Experimentation and publication of results is expected. Will assist faculty member in building out program/course projects in natural language processing at the undergraduate and graduate level, and in mentoring students on cutting-edge problems involving natural language processing and machine learning. This position is for at least two years with the possibility of an extension. Anticipated start date is between February 2022-May 2022.

Expected Salary:

$65,000 minimum

Minimum Requirements:

PhD in Computer Science, Linguistics, or related field. Demonstrated research (publications) in natural language processing and ability to mentor/teach students. Ideal candidate would have knowledge of linguistic fundamentals, as well as computational techniques and approaches (including machine learning/neural modeling), especially in the areas of semantics, social computing, and multilingual processing.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong expertise in Python a plus. Mentoring/teaching experience in natural language processing (ugrad/grad) highly preferred. Strong leadership and communication capabilities also highly preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested persons should submit: (1) a letter of interest summarizing research/teaching experience and long-term goals; (2) a research statement with current and planned research (up to 2 pages); (3) a teaching/mentoring statement (up to 2 pages); (4) a detailed curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three or more references to Dr. Bonnie J. Dorr (bonniejdorr@ufl.edu). Review of applications begins January 5, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration applications should be completed by that date.

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