Faculty Position in Language and Speech Processing

Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering

United States

Tenure Track Faculty - Language and Speech Processing

Requisition #: A-84624-3

Status: Full Time

Type: Faculty

School: Whiting School of Engineering

Department/Program: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Location Zip Code: 21218

Closing Date: 05/31/2021 at 11:59 PM US Eastern Time

To apply: apply.interfolio.com/84624

General Description

The Johns Hopkins University's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering seeks applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty member in speech and language processing. We especially welcome candidates who could strengthen our institutional drive for inter-disciplinary activities between engineering and medical science research. Particular emphasis is at the junior level.

Johns Hopkins is a private university known for its commitment to academic excellence and research. The faculty member will be appointed in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department within the Whiting School of Engineering. See the webpages at  https://engineering.jhu.edu/ece/ and https://engineering.jhu.edu/ for additional information about the department and school, including research, graduate programs, undergraduate programs and current course descriptions.

The successful candidate is expected to join the Center of Language and Speech Processing and will collaborate closely with members of other departments at JHU such as Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience or Biomedical Engineering. Additional information about the Center may be found at http://www.clsp.jhu.edu.

Research advances require creativity, innovation, and varying perspectives. We seek candidates from diverse backgrounds who bring unique perspectives to the field. We are committed to cultivating a culture that is supportive and welcoming and we strongly encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities.


The department is conducting a broad search and seeking candidates who through their research, teaching, and service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and will be expected to establish a strong, independent, multidisciplinary, internationally recognized research program. Commitment to quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is required. We are committed to building a diverse educational environment; women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

Applicants should apply using the online application, which may be accessed from http://apply.interfolio.com/84624.  Applications should include a cover letter, a CV, teaching statement, research statement, and 3-5 reference letters.

The deadline to apply (including reference letters) is April 30, 2021. Later applications will still be considered, but may be disadvantaged or not accepted into the current selection process.

Questions should be directed to the Chair of the ECE Department Prof. Andreas Andreou and/or sent to Nicole Aaron naaron1@jhu.edu.

Application Material Required:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Three to Five Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers directly to the Interfolio website)
To apply for this position, visit: apply.interfolio.com/84624

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