Position Description - Postdoctoral Research Associate (ALOE) NLP


The Department of Special Education in the Peabody College of Education and Human Development is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the National Science Foundation AI Institute for Adult Learning and Online Education (ALOE). The research associate will work with faculty, staff, and students at both Vanderbilt University and Georgia State University in Atlanta. The research associate will help in all aspects of the project and assist in developing natural language processing techniques and tools, data analytics, general educational research, and project evaluation. The research associate will contribute to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) enhanced research design, attend weekly project meetings, conduct data collection, analyze data, write scientific papers, and help train and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. The research associate will work as part of a diverse, supportive, and collaborative team that includes nationally recognized universities, corporate partners, and technical colleges.

Preferred Hiring Qualifications


Starting salary is between $60,000 and $70,000 depending on experience.


Up to five years of funding

Application Information

Application Deadline: April 1st (Open until filled)

Applicants should submit:

Those applicants long-listed by the search committee will be asked to supply reference letters.

Contact Information

Professor Scott Crossley (Email: scott.crossley@vanderbilt.edu)

Professor Scott Crossley