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Natural Language Processing

Arizona State University-CIDSE
Tempe, Arizona 85287-8809
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE) seeks applicants for tenure-track/tenured faculty positions in Natural Language Processing.  Areas of interest include question answering, semantic parsing, natural language understanding, connecting language and machine perception, dialog systems, document understanding, natural language generation, and machine translation. The originality and potential impact of each candidate’s work are higher priorities than the specific area of research. 

The AI and Machine Learning groups in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering include faculty working on a variety of topics including natural language processing, computer vision, automated planning, knowledge representation and machine learning with applications to robotics, security and intelligent tutors.  Extensive collaborations exist across the university, including School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict.  The current opening is intended to broaden this expertise and expand collaborations.

Review of applications will begin December 22, 2017; if not filled, reviews will occur on the 1st and 15th of every month thereafter until the search is closed.  Apply at https://hiring.engineering.asu.edu/ , candidates will be asked to submit the following through their Interfolio Dossier:

  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • Statement describing research interests
  • Statement describing teaching interests
  • Contact information for three references

For more information or questions about this position, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Chitta Baral chitta@asu.edu.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Please see ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and ASU’s Title IX policy can be located at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX


Required qualifications include an earned Ph.D., or terminal degree, in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related field.  Required qualifications also include demonstrated evidence of research capability and commitment to teaching excellence.  Desired qualifications include a record of acquiring external funding and publication in top-tier journals/conferences as appropriate to the candidate’s rank, and a commitment to participating on and leading transdisciplinary teams addressing problems of high societal impact.

Appointments will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2018.


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