Positions in the NERT lab @ Georgetown University
There is an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow in computational linguistics/natural language processing under the supervision of Dr. Nathan Schneider at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. You would join the diverse interdisciplinary NERT lab in the Computer Science and Linguistics departments and conduct collaborative CL/NLP research with lab members, including assisting in mentoring graduate students. Other opportunities for professional development may include: teaching a course (if desired and subject to curricular needs); contributing to grant applications; and helping coordinate activities for the GUCL community.
Requirements: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Linguistics, or a related area completed before start date; strong track record of research in corpus-driven/statistical approaches to one of the following areas, as evidenced by publications in highly-regarded venues, and excellent technical/collaboration/communication skills:
- Natural language understanding/computational semantics
- Natural language generation
- Computational approaches to cross-linguistic variation (linguistic typology, multilingualism, or multilingual NLP) with emphasis on syntax or semantics
Fellowships are a temporary advanced scholarly appointments for one year, with the possibility of renewal. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.
To apply, submit the following as a single PDF emailed as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org with "NERT postdoc application" in the subject line:
- Brief cover letter (no more than 2 pages) discussing your interest in the position and how it would fit your research goals, as well as your timeline for dissertation submission and preferred start date
- Unofficial graduate transcripts or list of relevant graduate courses completed
- Contact information for 1-2 mentors (e.g. doctoral advisor) able to write a letter of reference
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All applications submitted by February 28, 2020 will receive full consideration.