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LINGUIST List 18.3713

Wed Dec 12 2007

Jobs: Language Sciences: Post Doc, University of Rochester

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        1.    Jeffrey Runner, Language Sciences: Post Doc, University of Rochester, NY, USA


Message 1: Language Sciences: Post Doc, University of Rochester, NY, USA
Date: 11-Dec-2007
From: Jeffrey Runner <RunnerLing.Rochester.edu>
Subject: Language Sciences: Post Doc, University of Rochester, NY, USA
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University or Organization: University of Rochester
Department: Center for Language Sciences
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address: http://www.bcs.rochester.edu/cls/index.html
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Language Sciences


Description:

The Center for the Language Sciences at the University of Rochester seeks
one or more outstanding postdoctoral fellows for a NIH-funded training
grant. The Center brings together faculty and students with interests in
spoken and signed languages from the Departments of Brain and Cognitive
Sciences, Computer Science, Linguistics, and Philosophy, as well as the
interdepartmental program in Neuroscience. We encourage applicants from any
of these disciplines who have expertise in any area of natural language.
The training faculty has combined expertise in formal, behavioral,
computational and brain-imaging approaches to understanding the structure,
processing and acquisition of natural language, and we encourage applicants
who work in any of these areas. We are particularly interested in
postdoctoral fellows who want to contribute to an interdisciplinary
community.

This year, in addition to the areas mentioned above, we welcome applicants
whose research interests include using or learning to use experimental
techniques (e.g., eye-tracking) to investigate the formal syntactic and
semantic properties of language structure and how they interact with or
affect language processing.

NIH fellowships are open only to US citizens or permanent residents.
Applicants should send a letter describing their graduate training and
research interests, a curriculum vitae, and arrange to have three letters
of recommendation sent to: Professor Michael K. Tanenhaus at the address
given below. Electronic applications are encouraged. Please send electronic
applications to mtanbcs.rochester.edu. Review of applications will begin
on March 1 and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should
have defended their PhD thesis by June 15, 2008. The start date is flexible.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Michael Tanenhaus
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Meliora Hall
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627-0268
USA
Web Address for Applications: http://www.bcs.rochester.edu/cls/training.html
Contact Information:
Professor Michael Tanenhaus
Email: mtanbcs.rochester.edu



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