Posted on: 
December 19, 2017

The Department of Language Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Computational Linguistics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position start date is July 1st, 2018.

Qualified candidates must have earned a PhD in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Computer Science (with a clear specialization in language applications), or a related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Applicants must have formal education in both Computer Science and Linguistics with research interests in models of language that connect computational linguistics and theoretical approaches to human language (NLP, computational modeling of language production or processing, speech recognition and synthesis, machine learning, etc.). S/he must be committed to a career combining teaching and research in Computational Linguistics, and in interacting with colleagues engaged in theoretical, experimental, and descriptive linguistics. Experience in the tech industry is an asset. Duties will include teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels in Linguistics, supervision of advanced undergraduate and graduate students, maintaining an innovative, independent, productive, externally funded research agenda, and participating in the academic life of the department.

Public contact information: 

The deadline for applications is February 7th, 2018. For inquires about this position, please contact Joanna Szewczyk, Assistant to the Chair, at For more information about the departments, please see the webpages of the Department of Language Studies ( and the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (

Position Type: 
Assistant Professor.
Linguistic Specialization: 
Computational Linguistics.