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LINGUIST List 16.3203

Tue Nov 08 2005

Jobs: Language/Developmental: Rank Open, U of Wales

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        1.    Ginny Gathercole, Any Area of Language Or Developmental: Rank Open, University of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom


Message 1: Any Area of Language Or Developmental: Rank Open, University of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom
Date: 08-Nov-2005
From: Ginny Gathercole <v.c.gathercolebangor.ac.uk>
Subject: Any Area of Language Or Developmental: Rank Open, University of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom


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University or Organization: University of Wales, Bangor
Department: School of Psychology
Job Rank: Rank Open
Specialty Areas: Any area of Language or Developmental


Description:

The School of Psychology at the University of Wales, Bangor seeks to make
appointments at the level of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Chair [equivalent to
Asst., Assoc., or Full Professor in the US system] in the areas of Child
Development, Language, Dyslexia/Literacy Development, Language Disorders, and/or
the Neuroscience of Language. The successful candidate will have obtained a Ph.
D. and will have a proven track record of research output. Applicants will teach
in the area of Language or Development and will be expected to maintain an
active research programme, including external grant support. For candidates
with expertise and a proven track record in Dyslexia/Literacy Development or in
Language Disorders, there is the possibility of consideration for the
Directorship of the Dyslexia Unit, which has both a research and an applied mission.

In the area of Cognitive Neuroscience the School has a strong research group of
approximately 20 people - including researchers working in language and language
development as well as in perception, attention, memory, object recognition,
emotion, ageing, consumer choice, clinical neuroscience, and the control of
action; it is now seeking to further strengthen the areas of language and
development. Researchers in the School use multiple and varied approaches to the
study of cognitive neuroscience including experimental and observational studies
of behaviour, patient populations, ERP, TMS, and fMRI. The School enjoys the
highest research rating that can be obtained in the UK (RAE 5*) as well as the
highest teaching rating ('Excellent'). The Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience is
located within a modern purpose-built facility, The Brigantia Building, which
will provide accommodation for a 3T magnet. The University of Wales, Bangor is
located in rural North Wales between the sea and the mountains and offers a
range of outdoor activities. Further details can be found on the Psychology
website at http://www.psychology.bangor.ac.uk/.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Marilyn Vihman
(m.vihmanbangor.ac.uk) or Professor Virginia Gathercole
(v.c.gathercolebangor.ac.uk). Applicants must complete an application form and
provide a current CV and statement of interest. Application forms and further
particulars should be obtained by contacting Human Resources at the address
below (Tel: +44 (0)1248 382926/388132. E-mail: personnelbangor.ac.uk).
(reference numbers: Professor 05-5/51, Senior Lecturer/Reader 05-5/52, Lecturer
05-5/53). Closing date for applications: 2nd December 2005.


Address for Applications:

Human Resources University of Wales Banfor attn: Psychology
University of Wales, Bangor
College Road
Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2DG
United Kingdom

Application Deadline: 02-Dec-2005

Contact Information:

Professor Marilyn Vihman
Email: m.vihmanbangor.ac.uk
Phone: 44-1248-383-775
Fax: 44-1248-382-599
Website: http://www.psychology.bangor.ac.uk/


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