LINGUIST List 12.2562

Sun Oct 14 2001

Jobs: Modified: Psycholing, Syntax, Phonology: DE USA

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  1. Peter Cole, Modified Re: 12.2205: Psycholing, syntax, phonology: U/Delaware, USA

Message 1: Modified Re: 12.2205: Psycholing, syntax, phonology: U/Delaware, USA

Date: 12 Oct 2001 18:45:26 -0000
From: Peter Cole <>
Subject: Modified Re: 12.2205: Psycholing, syntax, phonology: U/Delaware, USA

Rank of Job: one open, one assistant professor
Areas Required: psycholinguistics, syntax, phonology
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: University of Delaware
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: DE
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: Nov 1 for fullest consideration
Contact: Peter Cole

Address for Applications:
Dept. Linguistics, 46 E. Delaware
DE 19711

The University of Delaware has two positions available in linguistics
as described in our earlier ad, which we repeat below. Additional
information on the position and on the department is now available on
our website: Candidates
should should note the discussion of the relationship between
linguistics and cognitive science at Delaware. This is found at

Candidates should note that we hope to move quickly once the November 1
target date is reached. While we will consider applications received
after that date, we advise potential candates to submit their
applications as soon as possible. 

Our original job ad follows:

Positions in Linguistics
University of Delaware

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Delaware invites
applications for two positions in linguistics. One of the positions is
in psycholinguistics/neurolinguistics/cognitive neuroscience. The
ideal candidate for this position has a record of applying
experimental methods to issues in theoretical linguistics. The second
position is in formal syntax or phonology. In addition to theoretical
interests, research on a non-Indo European language is desirable. The
Department is the academic home for the interdisciplinary Program in
Cognitive Science. Members of the Department are expected to have an
interest in linguistics viewed as a branch of cognitive science. 

RANK: Both positions are tenure-track: one is open rank and may be
tenured, while the other is at the rank of Assistant Professor. 

QUALIFICATIONS: The Ph.D. at time of assumption of duties is required.
The successful applicant is expected to have a well articulated
research program and publications appropriate for the rank applied
for. Applicants for appointment at the rank of Professor are expected
to have a distinguished international reputation in research and

TEACHING: The Department offers the M.A. and the Ph.D. in Linguistics
(ca. 30 students), undergraduate minors in Cognitive Science and
Linguistics, and undergraduate service courses in Cognitive Science
and Linguistics. Successful candidates are expected to teach both
graduate and undergraduate courses and to take an active role in
mentoring graduate students.

SALARY: Salary and startup will be competitive and commensurate with

TO APPLY: Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of
publications, and at least three letters of reference to Search
Committee in Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, 46 E. Delaware,
Newark, DE 19716 USA.

DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
We will, however, begin to evaluate applications on November 1, 2001.
For fullest consideration, complete applications should reach us by
that date.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For further information about the department, see
the departmental website (,
or contact Peter Cole (, the chair of the search
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