Tenure track Assistant Professor in Natural Language Processing and Text Mining

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

The Netherlands

We are looking for a passionate researcher who is eager to train a new generation of
students in in Natural Language Processing and Text Mining and to join us
in resolving many mysteries of language modeling.

Do you have a background in computational linguistics and/or text mining? Do you enjoy teaching and are you interested in research where Natural Language Processing (NLP) is applied in various domains? Would you like to work in an enthusiast, multidisciplinary team of NLP researchers? Then please, do apply for this position at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

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General Info

Position: Tenure tarck Assistant Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 5 Years
Salary: 3,807 to 5,211 Euro/Month

Faculty of Humanities
Computational Linguistics and Text Mining Lab (CLTL)
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

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Qualification Details

  • PhD in computational linguistics or a PhD in computer science with specialization in computational linguistics
  • knowledge of and experience with the latest methods in NLP
  • experience in teaching on the topic of NLP at University level
  • solid publication record

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • teaching courses in Natural Language Processing
  • supervise MA theses
  • research in Natural Language Processing
  • (co-)supervise PhD students

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

Are you interested in this position? Please apply via the application button and upload your curriculum vitae and cover letter until September 15, 2021. The job interviews are
planned for October 2021.

About the Department

The Faculty of Humanities links a number of fields of study: Language, Literature and Communication, Art & Culture, History, Antiquities and Philosophy. Our teaching and research focus on current societal and scientific themes: from artificial intelligence to visual culture, from urbanization to the history of slavery, from ‘fake news’ in journalism to communication in organizations. We strive to ensure small group sizes. Innovative education and interdisciplinary research are our hallmarks.

Working at the Faculty of Humanities means making a real contribution to the quality of leading education and research in an inspiring and personal work and study climate. We employ more than 250 staff members, and we are home to around 1,300 students.

About the Employer: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

Note or Other details

A challenging position in a socially involved organization. On full-time basis the remuneration amounts to a minimum gross monthly salary of €3,807 (scale 11)and a maximum €5,211 (scale 11), depending on your education and experience. The job profile is based on the university job ranking system and is vacant for at least 0.8 FTE.

We offer a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor initially for the duration of 5 years. Tenure can be achieved if the faculty criteria for Assistant Professor are fulfilled. For the duration of the tenure track, performance will be evaluated in terms of teaching, publication record, attempts to acquire research funding either individually or in consortia, academic service and valorisation. After a successful evaluation, permanent employment will be granted.

Additionally, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers excellent fringe benefits and various schemes and regulations to promote a good work/life balance, such as:

  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • a maximum of 41 days of annual leave based on full-time employment
  • a wide range of sports facilities which staff may use at a modest charge

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Contact details

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, you may contact:

Name: Piek Vossen
Position: Full Professor
E-mail: piek.vossen@vu.nl
Telephone: +31 20 59 86457


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