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LINGUIST List 25.1776

Thu Apr 17 2014

Jobs: Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics: Researcher, University of Chicago

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 16-Apr-2014
From: Chris Kennedy <ckuchicago.edu>
Subject: Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics: Researcher, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
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University or Organization: University of Chicago
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://linguistics.uchicago.edu
Job Title: Post-baccalureate researcher

Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics


The Linguistics department at the University of Chicago offers a full time post-baccalurate research position in the area of experimental pragmatics and semantics. The researcher will assist in a project investigating the dynamics of context-dependent meaning, playing a role in the design, construction, execution and interpretation of experimental studies examining the context-dependent interpretation of gradable predicates.

We welcome applicants with training and interest in pragmatics, semantics and psycholinguistics. Previous experience with statistical analysis, programming, or the visual world eyetracking paradigm is a plus. The start date of the position is negotiable; it will run at least through August 31, 2015, with a possibility for extension contingent on available funding. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Applications will be processed until the position is filled.

To apply, please send a CV, cover letter and the names and contact information of three references to Chris Kennedy at the application email address below. Please indicate that you are applying for the position by specifying "Meaning in Context post-bac" in the subject heading of your email.

The University of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants from minority and women candidates are especially welcome.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: ckuchicago.edu
Contact Information:
Professor Chris Kennedy
Email: ckuchicago.edu

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