Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence

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Department Chair - Natural Language Processing


Provide strategic direction, academic planning leadership and administrative oversight to achieve the highest standards in the development and delivery of Natural Language Processing educational programs and research initiatives and activities.



The campus is located in Masdar City, which is a thriving destination where students, visitors and residents can live, work and conduct various recreational activities. 

The MBZUAI campus provides a new model for sustainable living and working. Covering a wide range of purpose-built facilities, it includes student accommodation, laboratories, a knowledge center, an auditorium, a multipurpose hall, gym, canteen, cafes, and retail outlets.


Minimum requirements

  • Doctorate degree from an accredited institution
  • Proven and extensive experience in Natural Language Processing, or its application to Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Data Mining, Multimedia, Medical Imaging, Bioinformatics or related fields.
  • 13-15 years of experience of which 5 years in a leadership position. 
  • Extensive publication record at conferences and in journals, such as ACL, EMNLP.
  • 5+ years of teaching experience in the English language environment. 




  • A highly motivating position that will drive you to broaden your horizon and learn from senior peers.
  • Freedom of academic research without the pressure of grants
  • Huge amounts of data across the country that can help you fulfill and fast-track your research into real-world scenarios.
  • An enjoyable modern working environment
  • World-leading standard of healthcare, education and hospitality industry.
  • Extremely competitive package (tax-free salary).

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