Professor of Artificial Intelligence; Language, Speech and Communication Artificial Intelligence (AI) will play an ever larger role in supporting our society and human well-being in the future. To realise its full potential, the Faculty of Arts is looking for a professor of Artificial Intelligence & Language, Speech and Communication at the Centre for Language Studies (CLS).
As a full professor you will further the mission of CLS, boosting AI research at CLS such that research on language, speech and communication will inform the field of Artificial Intelligence, and vice versa. You will perform forward-looking research, including topics such as spoken-audio mining, computational modelling of speech and dialogue, or new approaches to digital humanities, and NLP for business, government and health. You will achieve this goal by leveraging a proven track record of AI research that is based on scientific knowledge of language, speech and communication.
You will participate in and represent the Faculty of Arts in a broad range of collaborations, including those with the Centre for Language and Speech Technology (CLST) at the Faculty of Arts, the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, the Institute for Computing and Information Sciences at the Faculty of Science, and the campus-wide Radboud AI initiative, as well as build national and international connections. You will be closely involved with education, teaching courses that relate AI with language, speech and communication.
You will be appointed at the Language and Communication department. You will be a leading researcher of the Centre for Language Studies, and teach courses at the Bachelor’s and Research Master’s levels at the Faculty of Arts.
Please address your application to prof. José Sanders and submit it, using the application button, no later than 11 June 2021, 23:59 Amsterdam Time Zone. Your application should include the following attachments:
- Letter of motivation
- Three key publications
The first round of interviews will take place on 23 and 24 June. As part of the selection process, you may be asked to deliver a sample lecture and take part in an assessment centre.
Further information on the position can be found here.