Research Fellow in Natural Language Processing

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How to Apply

Applicants should email a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, two representative publications, and information for two contacts (one is PhD advisor) who can provide reference letters to:

Dr. Lu Wang
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering Department
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
[email protected]



A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the LAnguage Understanding and generatioN researCH (LAUNCH) group at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. 

Under the supervision of Dr. Lu Wang, the postdoctoral researcher will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of natural language processing related research topics including (but not limited to): narrative understanding, reasoning, and AI alignment.

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As a postdoctoral researcher, you will be expected to perform basic and applied research, organize and publish the results obtained, provide technical guidance on projects for both graduate and undergraduate students, and assist in writing new research proposals. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit for more information about our research group and current projects.

Required Qualifications*

The candidate will have received (or anticipate receiving by the date of hire) a doctoral degree in computer science or related fields, with demonstrated interest in natural language processing.

Additional Information

Duration:  The initial appointment is for one year, and the renewal of the appointment in following years is contingent upon excellent performance, the availability of funds, and an appropriate work authorization status.

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