Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing

Yale University Linguistics Department of Linguistics


Yale University seeks to make an open-rank faculty appointment in the area of Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing (NLP), to begin in July 2022. The selected scholar will have a primary appointment in the Department of Linguistics, with a secondary appointment in either the Department of Statistics and Data Science or the Department of Computer Science. They will teach both introductory and advanced courses in Computational Linguistics/NLP at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and advise student research. This position is part of the university's commitment to expansion in the area of integrative data science.


The selected candidate will have a highly productive and visible research program that engages with both the linguistics and NLP/machine learning communities. Applicants at the senior level should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and advising. A PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline is required at the time of hire.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and 3 representative pieces of research. Applicants with relevant experience should submit evidence of teaching and advising excellence, such as syllabi or course evaluations. Recent PhDs and Assistant Professor candidates should arrange for three referees to upload letters of recommendation by the due date. Please submit all materials through Interfolio at

Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2021.

For information about the position, please contact Prof. Robert Frank, Search Committee Chair, For application assistance, please contact Ms. Suzanne al-Labban, Chair's Assistant,