Post-Doc Associate – NLP and ML, University of North Carolina, USA

Postdoctoral Position in USA

Post-Doc Associate – NLP and ML: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a Post-Doc Research Associate to join the UNC-NLP Lab led by Professor Mohit Bansal. This position focuses on NLP and ML, encompassing research areas such as multimodal and embodied semantics, human-like language generation, and interpretable deep learning.

Post-Doc Research Associate – Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML)

Postdoctoral Scholar

Research Area:
Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML)

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, US


  • PhD in Computer Science or EE/ECE with a focus on machine learning applied to natural language processing, computer vision, or a related area.
  • Strong publication record in NLP, ML, or related areas.
  • Proficiency in programming with TensorFlow and/or PyTorch.
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and leadership skills.

Job Description:

  • Conduct research in NLP and ML, including areas like multimodal+embodied semantics and human-like language generation.
  • Aid graduate students in their research projects and lead complementary research initiatives.
  • Develop a personal research agenda and collaborate with AI faculty in vision, robotics, and ML.
  • Advise graduate and undergraduate students and potentially teach courses if desired.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • List of References
  • Research Statement

Optional documents include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Degree Transcripts

Apply online through the UNC job portal. For further assistance, contact Tatyana Davis, Business Operations Assistant, at or the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or

Last Date to Apply:
January 17, 2025

Position Details:

  • Department: Computer Science
  • Vacancy ID: PDS004076
  • Position Type: Full-Time Temporary
  • Hours per week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Proposed Start Date: July 1, 2024
  • Estimated Duration of Appointment: 24 Months
  • Hiring Range: Dependent on Experience and/or Qualifications

Additional Information:
UNC-Chapel Hill offers comprehensive medical and vision coverage, paid leave, and other benefits that support professional development and work/life balance. Chapel Hill is renowned for its vibrant social, cultural, recreational, and professional opportunities.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status.



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