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LINGUIST List 25.583

Tue Feb 04 2014

Jobs: Morphology; Psycholing; Semantics; Socioling; Syntax: Post Doc, Tufts University

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

Date: 03-Feb-2014
From: Ray Jackendoff <ray.jackendofftufts.edu>
Subject: Morphology; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax: Post Doc, Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA
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University or Organization: Tufts University
Department: Center for Cognitive Studies
Job Location: Massachusetts, USA
Web Address: http://ase.tufts.edu/cogstud
Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow or Visiting Graduate Student

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Morphology; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax


Description:

The Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University has a position for a postdoctoral fellow or visiting graduate student in linguistics or psycholinguistics, to work under the direction of Co-Director Ray Jackendoff for the period Sept. 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015. Individuals are encouraged to apply who have an interest in applying Conceptual Semantics, the Parallel Architecture, or the Simpler Syntax Hypothesis to new areas of empirical investigation such as morphology, phonology, sociolinguistics, or the syntax of languages typologically distant from English, or who wish to build connections between these theories and other frameworks such as formal semantics, HPSG, Construction Grammar, and Optimality Theory. In addition to pursuing research, the fellow may also participate in teaching linguistics courses in the Tufts Cognitive and Brain Sciences program and will also participate in interdisciplinary seminars and working groups sponsored by the Center for Cognitive Studies. The fellow will receive a competitive stipend.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae; a short research proposal of no more than 3 single-spaced pages; a paper representative of their research; a one-page description of approach to teaching/mentoring and teaching experience; and three letters of recommendation. Deadline for applications is April 8th, 2014.

Tufts is an EO/AAE employer.

Please send application materials to Prof. Ray Jackendoff at the application address/email below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Ray Jackendoff
Center for Cognitive Studies
115 Miner Hall
Tufts University
Medford, MA 2155
USA
Email Address for Applications: ray.jackendofftufts.edu
Contact Information:
Prof. Ray Jackendoff
Email: ray.jackendofftufts.edu

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