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The Department of Linguistics at Montclair State University invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics position starting on September 1, 2023.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Linguistics, with a primary specialization in computational linguistics.  We seek candidates who are active researchers in a core linguistics area that complements existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will play an important role in the continued development of our programs in computational linguistics at the graduate and undergraduate levels that prepare students for careers in industry as well as academia.  The new faculty will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, have an active research agenda, and participate in graduate mentoring and student advisement. Willingness to provide service to the department, university and the larger professional community is also required. Demonstrated ability in grant seeking/writing is a plus.
Link to submit your application:–Computational-Linguistics_R1002553

Further information about the department and the research interests of its faculty is available at

The Linguistics Department at Montclair State, housed within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences,  offers a wide variety of graduate and undergraduate programs including B.A. in Linguistics, M.A. in Applied Linguistics, and M.S. in Computational Linguistics (jointly with Computer Science). The undergraduate concentrations include ASL/English Interpreting, TESL, and Language Engineering. We also offer Graduate Certificates in Teaching English as a Second Language, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, and Computational Linguistics.  The Montclair State Linguistics Department faculty are all actively engaged in research.

Montclair State University is a nationally recognized R2 research doctoral institution that empowers students, faculty, and researchers to rise above their own expectations. Building on a distinguished history dating back to 1908, the University today has 10 colleges and schools that serve 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students with more than 300 doctoral, master’s and baccalaureate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 252-acre suburban campus just 12 miles from New York City, Montclair State welcomes a diverse population of students, many of whom are first generation, and delivers the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a supportive and sophisticated academic environment.

Earned Ph.D. in Linguistics or related discipline required at the time of appointment. Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels and an active research agenda in computational linguistics.

Montclair State University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community that is representative of the State of New Jersey through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Montclair State University’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to thrive as a global citizen.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we are working to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the varied voices of our students, faculty, and staff. The University encourages candidates to apply who will contribute to the cultural tapestry of MSU and who value teaching a diverse student population, many of whom are first generation students.

SALARY RANGE     Commensurate with experience    
STARTING DATE     September 1, 2023
·       Cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and representative publications, which can be uploaded during the application process.
·       3 letters of recommendation, which can be sent to:  

APPLY BY:   The position is open until filled and application review begins immediately.

You can contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jonathan Howell, with questions on the position at



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