This position will be central to CLSP’s new Certificate in Human Language Technology,
part of the master’s degree programs in Computer Science (CS) and the Electrical and
Computer Engineering (ECE). The successful candidate will be involved in new course
development, graduate teaching, graduate academic advising, supervising master’s
thesis projects, and managing various aspects of the Certificate program. Although this
is primarily a teaching position, there is also potential for research effort.
Successful candidates will join the faculty of CLSP, one of the largest and most visible
academic organizations in speech processing and NLP. For more than two decades,
CLSP has advanced the state of the art in research, hosted international research
teams (the annual JSALT workshops), and produced hundreds of PhD alumni. Our
graduates are found throughout most major information processing companies and in
government related research organizations.
The primary appointment will be in the academic department most appropriate for the
candidate within the Whiting School of Engineering, such as Electrical and Computer
Engineering, Computer Science or another appropriate department. Applicants for this
position must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
or a closely related field, commitment to teaching, and excellent communication skills.
Familiarity with some aspect of Human Language Technology or machine learning is
strongly preferred. The university has instituted a nontenure track career path for fulltime teaching faculty culminating in the rank of Teaching Professor.
Johns Hopkins is a private university known for its commitment to academic excellence
and research. CLSP, as well as the CS and ECE departments, are part of the Whiting
School of Engineering. We are located in Baltimore, MD in close proximity to
Washington, DC and Philadelphia, PA. See the center webpage
https://www.clsp.jhu.edu/ for additional information.
Applicants should apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/47959. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement and complete contact information for at least three references.
Applicants should apply by January 31, 2018 for full consideration, but applications
will be accepted until positions are filled. Questions should be directed to
Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.
The Center for Language and Speech Processing (CLSP) at the Johns Hopkins University seeks applicants for postdoctoral fellowship positions in speech, natural language processing and machine learning. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and a strong research record.
The center has a number of postdoctoral positions available. A single application will be considered for all open positions (except for one position as noted below). You need not indicate a specific position, but you may include a strong preference in an optional cover letter.
Johns Hopkins University is a private university located in Baltimore, Maryland. The campus provides easy access to a number of affordable and vibrant neighborhoods and waterfront dining options. Hopkins is also connected to Washington DC (40 mins), Philadelphia (1.5 hours) and New York city (2.5 hours) via direct trains and buses.
CLSP is one of the world’s largest academic centers focused on speech and language. CLSP is home to a dozen faculty members, half a dozen postdocs, and over 60 graduate students. It has a history of placing students in top academic and industry positions, with a large network of alumni at Google, Amazon, Microsoft Research, Bloomberg, IBM Research, Facebook, Twitter, Nuance, BBN, and numerous startups.
Applicants are not required to be to US citizens or permanent residents.
Questions about specific projects should be directed to the contact information associated with the project. General inquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application instructions: Applications consist of a CV, a statement of interest (research statement), and contact information for 3 recommenders who can supply letters on request. An optional cover letter may be included to express strong preference for specific projects.
Application deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.
Submit your application here: http://apply.interfolio.com/50712