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Postdoctoral Fellowship

NOTICE: Search canceled due to coronavirus crisis

The Center for Language Sciences at the University of Rochester is seeking an outstanding postdoctoral fellow. The Center for Language Sciences is an umbrella organization that brings together faculty, postdocs, and graduate students who conduct research on any aspect of human language, as a vehicle for active interdisciplinary work. CLS is a continually evolving organization with a history of serving as a platform for training students and postdocs in interdisciplinary research and enhancing collaborations among members. CLS fosters research and activities that reach across a very broad group of disciplines, including linguistics, computer science, data science, philosophy, psychology, cognitive science, music theory, and neuroscience, covering a wide research focus and range of interests. Our strength is in our diversity, our breadth, and the quality of our connections, collaborations and research.

We encourage applicants from any of the disciplines above or related disciplines who have expertise in any area of natural language. We are particularly interested in postdoctoral fellows who want to contribute to an interdisciplinary community. CLS faculty have combined expertise in formal, computational, experimental, and social approaches to understanding the structure, processing, and use of natural language.

How to Apply

Applicants should send a letter describing their graduate training and research interests and plans, a curriculum vitae, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Professor Ash Asudeh, c/o Amanda Sherry at

Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. The preferred start date is August 1, 2020. Appointees must have successfully defended their dissertation prior to their start date. We strongly encourage applications from women and members of under-represented minorities. This position is subject to final approval of funding.

If you have any questions contact either Amanda Sherry or Ash Asudeh.