Carnegie Mellon University
The LTI is dedicated to building a community centered around not just academic and professional excellence, but also diversity, collegiality, and responsibility. Our shared vision of success is one that balances pride in our work with pride in our humanity.

Current Openings

The Language Technologies Institute (LTI) in the School of Computer Science (SCS) at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions, with multiple positions starting in the Fall 2024 semester. Tenure-track applicants must have strong interests and accomplishments in both research and teaching. 

The LTI is dedicated to the study of human language and related information technologies, including NLP, speech, MT, computational linguistics, text mining, machine learning, and multimedia. The LTI has some 30 faculty, about 125 PhD/MS research students, and 357 professional MS students. It has six degree programs, ranging from undergraduate to PhD. It is one of seven departments within SCS, which has over 200 faculty with expertise spanning all areas of computer science. SCS is a highly collaborative and uniquely interdisciplinary environment that promotes innovation in both teaching and research.

We seek candidates internationally who have a demonstrated commitment to excellence, and who will contribute towards building an equitable, diverse, and collegial scholarly environment. Applicants must have outstanding academic credentials and have an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Excellent candidates in all areas of natural language processing and related language technologies are encouraged to apply, including:

  • Speech Processing (our highest priority)
  • Conversational AI and Spoken Dialogue Systems
  • Natural Language Processing (including applications like question answering, healthcare, cybersecurity, forensics, etc.)
  • Machine Learning

The full application should include:

  • A letter indicating the research area
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Research statement (including both current and future directions)
  • Teaching statement
  • Broader impact statement describing how your research and teaching has an impact on society, particularly for underrepresented groups (see full prompt)
  • Copies of 3 representative papers
  • Names and email addresses of three to five individuals who have been asked to provide letters of reference

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Please apply via the CMU School of Computer Science application link:

For More Information, Contact:

David R. Mortensen |