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LINGUIST List 20.3547

Thu Oct 22 2009

Jobs: Two Positions in Cog Sci of Lang: Asst/Assoc Prof, U of Maryland

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        1.    Colin Phillips, Two Positions in Cognitive Science of Language: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Maryland, USA

Message 1: Two Positions in Cognitive Science of Language: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Maryland, USA
Date: 18-Oct-2009
From: Colin Phillips <colinumd.edu>
Subject: Two Positions in Cognitive Science of Language: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Maryland, USA
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University or Organization: University of Maryland
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Maryland, USA
Web Address: http://www.ling.umd.edu
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Psycholinguistics


Description:

University of Maryland: TWO Tenure-track Positions in Cognitive Science of
Language

1. Assistant or Associate Professor in Computational Psycholinguistics
2. Assistant Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

The Linguistics Department at the University of Maryland seeks outstanding
applicants for two tenure-track positions in the cognitive science of
language. The first position is an Assistant or Associate Professor
position in computational psycholinguistics, with a focus on models of
human language processing and/or language learning. The second position is
a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the cognitive neuroscience
of language. Candidates for both positions should contribute to a vibrant
interdisciplinary language and cognitive science community that spans
Linguistics and many other departments, programs, and institutes (e.g.,
Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer
Science, Psychology, Hearing and Speech, Second Language Acquisition, Human
Development, Center for Advanced Study of Language), and should contribute
to the university's NSF-IGERT graduate training program in Biological and
Computational Foundations of Language Diversity. The cognitive
neuroscientist should ideally be able to take advantage of the university's
multi-modal neuroimaging resources, which include ERP and MEG facilities
and a new NSF-sponsored 3T fMRI facility (opening in 2010). Candidates for
both positions should demonstrate the ability to lead an innovative and
collaborative program of research and teaching that integrates
computational and experimental approaches with linguistics and should have
a Ph.D. in Linguistics or another Cognitive Science-related field.

For best consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application,
including a research statement, a CV, and representative samples of
scholarship by December 1, 2009 (electronic submission strongly preferred).
Three letters of recommendation should be submitted separately (also by
email if possible). Please indicate whether you plan to attend the LSA
meeting in Baltimore. The position is open until filled.

Applications should be submitted electronically to the email address below,
or via post to the address below.

The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
employer. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially
encouraged.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Search Committee
Linguistics Department
1401 Marie Mount Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
USA
Email Address for Applications: linguistics_searchumd.edu
Contact Information:
Dr William Idsardi
Email: idsardiumd.edu
Phone: 3014058376
Fax: 3014057104
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