Postdoc in Language Technology at the University of Iceland

Updated: 7 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Dec 2021

Important dates:

  • The application deadline is November 15th, 2021, at 23:59 anywhere on earth.
  • The positions start date is as soon as possible.

The application materials must be submitted before the application deadline. The application must be in English or Icelandic and must include:

  • A letter that explains why you are the right candidate for the job.
  • A detailed CV with a list of publications and other relevant items.
  • Full text of your most important publications (in your opinion). In the case of co-authored work, describe your role in the work in question.
  • Documentation of academic degrees (degree certificates).
  • Names and emails of two references.

In recent studies, Iceland ranks #1 out of the countries evaluated by the Global Gender Gap Index (most equal) and the country also ranks #1 on the OECD Index for LGBTI inclusiveness. Iceland also has Universal Healthcare.

Salaries follow the standardised wage agreements between the Association of University Teachers (Félag háskólakennara, ) and the Ministry of Finances.

All applications will be answered and applicants will be informed about the appointment when a decision has been made.

Appointments to positions at the University of Iceland are made in consideration of the Equal Rights Policy of the University of Iceland.

The University of Iceland has a special Language Policy. Note that for this position, previous knowledge of Icelandic is not required.

Contact information for inquiries

Inquiries regarding the application process and practical matters linked to working at the University of Iceland can be addressed to Dr. Eiríkur Smári Sigurðarson, Director of Research at the School of Humanities, .

Inquiries regarding the work carried out at the Language and Technology lab can be addressed to Dr. Anton Karl Ingason, .

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