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LINGUIST List 20.4326

Tue Dec 15 2009

Jobs: Phonology; Psycholing: Asst Prof, U of Massachusetts Amherst

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        1.    Sarah Vega-Liros, Phonology; Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA

Message 1: Phonology; Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA
Date: 15-Dec-2009
From: Sarah Vega-Liros <sarahvlinguist.umass.edu>
Subject: Phonology; Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA
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University or Organization: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Massachusetts, USA
Web Address: http://www.umass.edu/linguist/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonology; Psycholinguistics


Description:

The Linguistics Department of the University of Massachusetts Amherst
invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor
level beginning in Fall, 2010. This hire will be made in conjunction with
two other positions in the Departments of Psychology and Computer Science
to strengthen interdepartmental collaboration in experimental, theoretical,
and computational approaches to language. Qualified applicants should have
a Ph.D. in linguistics or a related field. Salary commensurate with
qualifications and experience.

The position in Linguistics has been designated for one of the following
areas:

1. A psycholinguist with a program of research and teaching, pertinent to
the goals of linguistic theory, on processing above the level of the word,
with robust experimental skills and capable of running an active laboratory.

2. A phonologist with a program of research and teaching that applies
computational and/or experimental methods to questions of phonological theory.

Candidates in either area must have a strong record of research, clear
potential to obtain support for and maintain an active research program,
and strong teaching skills.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and
teaching interests, copies of research papers, and evidence of teaching
ability, and they should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent.
Materials should be sent (hard copy only) to the address below.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on January 22, 2010,
and will continue until the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon
the availability of funds. The department is committed to developing a more
diverse faculty, student body and curriculum. The University of
Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. Women
and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 22-Jan-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Psycholinguistics/Phonology Search
Linguistics Department South College 226
University of Massachusetts
150 Hicks Way
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003-9274

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