28 Dec 2019

Assistant Professor in Natural Language Processing and Applications – Université de Montréal

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The Department of Computer Science and Operations Research invites applications for the full-time, tenuretrack position of Assistant Professor in Natural Language Processing and Applications, to join our laboratory on Applied Research in Computational Linguistics: RALI (http://www.rali.iro.umontreal.ca/rali/en/).

Responsibilities

The appointed candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students, be active in research, publishing, and the diffusion of knowledge, and contribute to the activities of the University.

Requirements

  • Ph. D in Computer Science or in a discipline related to natural language processing
  • An excellent publication record in the discipline; the candidate should have published in the best conferences, such as ACL and SIGIR Demonstrated ability to provide high quality university teaching and supervision
  • An adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language or a strong commitment to mastering the proficiency level required, in accordance to Université de Montréal’s Language Policy.
  • An institutional learning support program is offered to all professors wishing to learn French or improve their communication skills.

How to submit your application

The application must include the following documents:

  • a cover letter
  • to conform to requirements from the government of Canada, your cover letter should include one of the following statements: “ I am a citizen / permanent resident of Canada.” or “ I am not a citizen / permanent resident of Canada.”
  • a curriculum vitæ
  • copies of up to three (3) recent publications demonstrating the candidate’s research performance at the highest levels of the field
  • a teaching statement
  • a research statement
  • Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the department chair by the referees.

Application and letters of recommendation must be sent by email to the chair of the Department, Pierre Poulin, at the following address: directeur-NLP@iro.umontreal.ca.

For more information about the Department, please consult its Web site at: http://www.diro.umontreal.ca

Reference number FAS 10-19/12