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LINGUIST List 22.3711

Thu Sep 22 2011

Jobs: Cognitive Science: Asst/Assoc Prof, U of Texas Arlington

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        1.     Cecilia Garcia-Blizzard , Cognitive Science: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Texas Arlington, USA

Message 1: Cognitive Science: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Texas Arlington, USA
Date: 21-Sep-2011
From: Cecilia Garcia-Blizzard <mbeuta.edu>
Subject: Cognitive Science: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Texas Arlington, USA
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University or Organization: University of Texas Arlington
Department: Curriculum and Instruction
Job Location: Texas, USA
Web Address: http://www.uta.edu/coehp/curricandinstruct/
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics


Description:

Assistant or Associate Professor of Education Mind, Brain and Education

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education and
Health Professions at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applications
for the tenure-track faculty position of Assistant or Associate Professor in
Mind Brain and Education to begin in August, 2012.

Requirements include an earned Doctorate in Education or related field. We
seek candidates who have a strong interest and ability to relate research to
practice, a practical and theoretical understanding of current models and tools
in the cognitive and/or neurosciences, and can contribute to the emerging
field of Mind, Brain and Education (MBE). Successful candidates must have
an established record of scholarly research, grant proposal writing, and
successful college teaching.

Responsibilities include conducting and disseminating research in the field of
MBE, obtaining grants to support research and scholarly activities,
developing and teaching courses in the new Masters in MBE, advising
graduate students, and providing service to the profession.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on Nov 1, 2011, and
will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send (1) their
curriculum vitae, (2) a cover letter describing their research and teaching
interests, (3) two examples of their work, and (4) a list of four individuals who
can write letters of recommendation upon request. We prefer all materials be
sent as PDF files to cgblizzuta.edu. Alternatively, requested materials may
be sent to the application address below.

UT Arlington, one of the largest of the 15 institutions in The University of
Texas System, is a Research University/High Activity institution with more
than 30,000 students including 6,000 graduate students in 34 doctoral
programs and 75 master's programs. UT Arlington, located in the heart of the
Dallas/Forth Worth Metroplex, is a world-class institution attracting students
from around the globe. The College of Education and Health Professions is
NCATE-accredited, and is known for program excellence in PK-12 Teaching
and Learning, Science and Mathematics Education, Bilingual Education,
Educational Leadership, and Kinesiology. UT Arlington is also home to the
Southwest Center for Mind, Brain, and Education.

This is a security sensitive position, and a criminal background check will be
conducted on finalists. The University of Texas at Arlington is an Equal
Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age,
disability, veteran status or sexual orientation in employment or in the
provision of services. Effective August 1, 2011, the use of tobacco products
by students, faculty, staff, and visitors are prohibited on all UT Arlington
properties.

Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2011 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Marc Schwartz
c/o Ms. Cecilia Garcia-Blizzard
701 Planetarium Place
The University of Texas
Arlington, TX 76019
USA
Email Address for Applications: cgblizzuta.edu
Contact Information:
Cecilia Garcia-Blizzard
Email: mbeuta.edu


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