Professor in Human Language Technology/ Natural Language Processing

University of Essex - The School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

Founded in 1966, the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE) is a large and vibrant department in the Faculty of Science and Health. CSEE is internationally known for its research in a range of areas, and offers an excellent education to its students.

This permanent appointment of a Professor in Human Language Technology / Natural Language Processing, represents a prospect of exceptional promise for a senior academic working at the intersection of Human Language Technology / Natural Language Processing.

As part of the continued expansion of the School, we are seeking to appoint two Professorships in two of the four areas of specialism in the school. We are also recruiting in the areas of:

  • Brain-Computer Interfaces and Neural Engineering
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence and Computer Games

The Role and Duties

The successful candidate/s will be expected to deliver excellent research and teaching, generate research income, to contribute to the administration and management of the School, and to the local, regional and international profile of the Department.

These permanent Professorial appointments in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering represent a prospect of exceptional promise for a senior academic working in CSEE.

For further specifics regarding each Professorial role, please see the relevant job-pack.

(NB) The School plans to make future lectureship appointments in the research areas of successful candidates, and we envisage that those appointed will be involved in that process).

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and relevant academic expertise in a related area. You will have a proven track record of internationally excellent research relevant to the post, a strong track record of published academic output at international levels of recognition, success in raising grant income appropriate to the research discipline, and a sustained record of effectiveness in relation to teaching and learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

We strongly encourage applications from women as they are underrepresented in this area.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

Our website http://www.essex.ac.uk contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 874588 / 873521.

Share this job
     
  Share by Email   Print this job   More sharing options
We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Location(s):

South East England