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LINGUIST List 19.3620

Tue Nov 25 2008

Jobs: Cognitive Cultural Anthropology: Researcher, U of Maryland

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        1.    Lisa Lepore, Cognitive Cultural Anthropology: Researcher, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA


Message 1: Cognitive Cultural Anthropology: Researcher, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
Date: 25-Nov-2008
From: Lisa Lepore <lleporecasl.umd.edu>
Subject: Cognitive Cultural Anthropology: Researcher, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
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University or Organization: University of Maryland
Department: Center for Advanced Study of Language
Job Location: Maryland, USA
Web Address: http://www.casl.umd.edu
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics; Cognitive Cultural Anthropology


Description:

The University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL) is
seeking to expand its research and analysis team in the area of Language
and Culture. Applications are invited for a Research Scientist to join
CASL's interdisciplinary research program investigating a range of basic
issues and applied problems related to working with or learning foreign
languages. Current projects include the development of cultural knowledge
prototypes and scenarios to aid government professionals. The successful
candidate will assist in the development of research projects that enable
government employees, especially foreign language professionals, to
improve their performance.

Appointments to CASL are as members of the research faculty of the
University of Maryland under renewable three-year contracts, with highly
competitive salary (12 months) and benefits.

Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Anthropology,
Linguistics, Psychology or a related field with a focus on Language and
Culture, preferably from a cognitive point of view, and a record of
individual research achievement pointing to a strong promise of
publication. The center is seeking people who will play a leading role in
the strategic direction of CASL and will participate in multiple research
projects in their field. Candidates' research and publications should
demonstrate the ability to tackle interdisciplinary research and to work
collaboratively with a range of institutions and researchers.

Candidates must hold U.S. citizenship and be willing to obtain the
appropriate security clearance.

Application: For consideration, apply online at the URL provided below and
submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three writing samples.
References will be requested later from candidates selected for an
interview. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is
selected. Applications may also be sent to the address provided below.

The University of Maryland is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair
(Anthropology Search)
CASL, University of Maryland
7005 52nd Ave
College Park, MD 20742
USA
Web Address for Applications: https://careers.casl.umd.edu/openings.aspx
Contact Information:
Job Questions
Email: jobquestionscasl.umd.edu

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