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LINGUIST List 19.3117

Wed Oct 15 2008

Jobs: Psycholinguistics: Asst Prof, Michigan State University

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        1.    Cathy Fields, Psycholinguistics: Asst Prof, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA


Message 1: Psycholinguistics: Asst Prof, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
Date: 14-Oct-2008
From: Cathy Fields <fieldsmsu.edu>
Subject: Psycholinguistics: Asst Prof, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
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University or Organization: Michigan State University
Department: Linguistics & Languages
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address: http://linglang.msu.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics


Description:

The Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African
Languages at Michigan State University seeks to fill a tenure-track
appointment in Psycholinguistics at the Assistant Professor level to begin
on August 16, 2009.

Ph.D. in Linguistics, Psychology, or a closely related field required by
time of appointment. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the relevance
of their research interests to other areas of linguistics, such as syntax,
phonology, formal semantics, language acquisition, neurolinguistics or
sociolinguistics. We especially welcome candidates whose research is
crosslinguistic in nature. We seek a person who will be active in graduate
teaching and who also has a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.

This position will complement strengths in formal linguistics and
psycholinguistics in the Linguistic Program. The successful candidate
should have a record of publication and/or presentations and expertise in
language processing (comprehension or production). We welcome applicants
who can contribute to collaborative research and teaching across
subdisciplines within linguistics and to interdisciplinary research in
Cognitive Science. The successful candidate will also be expected to
develop a research agenda for which external funding can be sought.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2008 and will continue
until the position is filled. Email questions to Alan Munn at the email
address provided below. Send letters of application describing research and
teaching interests, vita, three letters of recommendation to: David Prestel
at the address provided below. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or
permanent residents must provide documentation evidencing employment
authorization in the U.S.

Michigan State University is committed to achieving excellence through
cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or
nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with
disabilities. MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair David Prestel
Dept. of Linguistics & Languages
A-614 Wells Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1027
USA
Contact Information:
Prof. Alan Munn
Email: amunnmsu.edu

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