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LINGUIST List 24.3697

Thu Sep 19 2013

Jobs: Cog Sci; Lang Acq: Researcher, The Johns Hopkins University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-Sep-2013
From: Barbara Fisher <fishercogsci.jhu.edu>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition: Researcher, The Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, USA
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University or Organization: The Johns Hopkins University
Department: Cognitive Science and the School of Education
Job Location: MD, USA
Web Address: http://scienceoflearning.jhu.edu/
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition


Description:

The Department of Cognitive Science and the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University seek a faculty candidate at any level with a research program within the sciences of learning. This joint appointment is a tenure-track position with responsibilities in both units; tenure will be determined within the Cognitive Science Department.

Research areas of particular interest include plasticity/learning/acquisition/development in the domains of language, vision or spatial representation. The ideal candidate should conduct interdisciplinary research that makes substantive contact with theory and uses experimental, developmental, linguistic, neuroscience and/or computational approaches, and has implications for application to learning settings, broadly construed.

Candidates should be prepared to carry out teaching and student supervision at the graduate and undergraduate level in a formally-oriented, highly interdisciplinary Cognitive Science department. Responsibilities in the School of Education will include teaching and research supervision at the doctoral level. The successful candidate will be interested in collaborations with other faculty in the School of Education and their connections to diverse student populations in area public and private schools. This position is part of a new university-wide initiative in the Science of Learning http://scienceoflearning.jhu.edu/; further faculty growth in this area is anticipated.

The Cognitive Science Department and the School of Education have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty, students and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position. Applications are due by November 1, 2013.

Please send cover letter, CV, research statement, a separate statement of implications of research for learning settings, and three letters of recommendation. Apply via the application URL below.

The Johns Hopkins University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer, Minorities, women, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/22821
Contact Information:
Administrative Assistant Barbara Fisher
Email: fishercogsci.jhu.edu
Phone: 410-516-5250
Fax: 410-516-8020
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