LINGUIST List 10.233

Sun Feb 14 1999

Jobs: General Linguistics, Cognitive Science/Ling

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  1. Institute of Linguistics, General Linguistics; Tenure Track at Academia Sinica in Taiwan
  2. Trish Anderson, Cognitive Science; Post Doc Fellowships at Rutgers

Message 1: General Linguistics; Tenure Track at Academia Sinica in Taiwan

Date: Wed, 10 Feb 1999 11:32:49 +0800
From: Institute of Linguistics <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Tenure Track at Academia Sinica in Taiwan

Institute Of Linguistics, Academia SinicaFour(4) Tenure-track 
Positions--Open-rank, Open-specialization

The Institute of Linguistics of Academia Sinica in Taipei invites
applications for research positions in linguistics. Four tenure-track
positions are immediately available, with additional positions
expected to open up in future years. Non-tenure track post-doctoral
positions pending budgetary approval are also available. These are
pure research positions with no teaching requirement.Both rank and
area of specialization are open, though preference will be given to
those with interest and experience in Asian languages such as Chinese,
Austronesian, Austroasiatic, and Tibeto-Burman languages. Minimal
qualifications are a Ph.D. degree in hand at time of appointment, a
thorough training in general linguistics and given areas of
specialization, and a strong commitment to excellence in research and
publication. The starting salary for an Assistant Research Fellow, the
same level as that of an assistant professor at a national university,
is NT$864,780 (about US$25,500 per annum but with a much higher
purchasing power in Taiwan), plus fringe benefits including health
insurance, bonuses, and travel subsidies. Competitive salaries
commensurate with experience and qualifications are also available for
those with prior experience or appointed at the Associate or Full
Research Fellow positions.Applicants are requested to send a letter of
application plus an up-to-date curriculum vitae, sample publications,
and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Paul Li, Director
Institute of Linguistics
(Preparatory Office)
Academia SinicaNankang,
Taipei 11529

e-mail to:
Fax: (886)-2-26523162

Applicants who are new Ph.D.'s should also send along their graduate
school transcripts and extended abstracts of their
Ph.D. dissertations. Applications are accepted continuously until all
positions are filled. Every three months, shortlisted applicants will
be notified and requested to send in complete dossiers for final
review and evaluation.The (de facto) Institute of Linguistics is a
newly established unit of Academia Sinica, with approved plans for
substantial further expansion and development. All qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to apply and join us in charting
the future of the Institute. For more information about the job
openings or about the Institute, please contact us by snail-mail,
e-mail, fax at the address above, or visit our web site at

The Academia Sinica is an equal-opportunity employer committed to 
excellence through diversity.
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Message 2: Cognitive Science; Post Doc Fellowships at Rutgers

Date: Wed, 10 Feb 1999 14:49:56 -0500
From: Trish Anderson <>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Post Doc Fellowships at Rutgers


The Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science (RuCCS) announces the
availability of POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS, funded through an NIH
Institutional National Research Service Award. These fellowships are
designed to provide a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary
experience in cognitive science, with emphasis on language and vision. 
Preference will be given to applicants whose background fits with and
complements the areas of specialization of the Center (see

ELIGIBILITY - candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents and
must have completed their degree requirements at the time of the award.
For more information on the Rutgers NRSA post-doctoral program visit: TO APPLY: Indicate your
interest using the on-line Notice of Application form in, AND send a letter
indicating your interests, qualifications and fit, a CV and 3 letters
of reference, to:

 Director, NRSA Training Program,
 Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science,
 Psych Bldg Addition, Busch Campus,
 Rutgers University - New Brunswick,
 152 Frelinghuysen Road,
 Piscataway, NJ 08854-8020

Expected start dates: June 1 and Sept 1 (please indicate availability). 

DUE DATE for all materials: Apr. 15, 1999 for June 1 start; July 15 for
Sept 1 start. 

Questions:, (732)-445-0635, FAX: (732)-445-6715

Rutgers University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
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