Research Scientists

The Human Language Technology Center of Excellence (HLTCOE) at Johns Hopkins University seeks to hire outstanding senior and junior researchers in all areas of speech and language processing. Located adjacent to Johns Hopkins’ beautiful Homewood campus in Baltimore, Maryland, the HLTCOE conducts long-term and applied research on fundamental application-driven challenges. Its staff scientists publish widely in premier venues, and, through close collaboration with members of the Center for Language and Speech Processing (CLSP), make Johns Hopkins one of the world’s largest and growing academic research groups in the field.


Research areas of particular interest include:

— Graph Analysis

– Information Extraction and Knowledge Graph Construction

– Information Retrieval

– Machine Learning

– Machine Translation

– Multilingual Natural Language Processing

– Multimodal Applications involving Speech, Text, Images, and Video

– Optical Character Recognition

– Speaker and Language Identification

– Speech Recognition

Applicants should hold a Ph.D in computer science, electrical engineering, linguistics, cognitive science, mathematics, or a closely related field, and are expected to have a strong competency in programming, especially with relevant ASR/NLP/ML libraries and tools.



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U.S. citizenship is required.

Applications will be considered in batches on a rolling basis until positions are filled.


Johns Hopkins University

Human Language Technology Center of Excellence

810 Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore, MD 21211

  • 410-516-4800

Human Language Technology Center of Excellence