Posted on: 
October 28, 2020

The Department of Linguistics and Language Development at San José State University is pleased to announce a position in Computational Linguistics at the rank of assistant professor. SJSU is the only CSU campus in northern California with a dedicated linguistics department, since 1991. Situated in the Bay Area—among the most diverse regions in the world—the Department is committed to fostering understandings of language structure and use in the context of an increasingly multicultural and technological society. The Department is further dedicated to exploring societal inequities, how language contributes to those, and how such inequities may be alleviated through research, scholarship, and practice. Find out more about our department at

The Department is currently developing a Master’s of Science degree program in computational linguistics.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D in Linguistics or a related field by the time of appointment
Demonstrated ability to teach courses and conduct research in computational linguistics
Willingness to develop a new MS degree program in computational linguistics
Strong commitment to teamwork and collegiality
Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.

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Public contact information: 

Department Chair: Dr. Stefan Frazier, Department of Linguistics and Language Development, <[email protected]>, 408-924-4443.

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