LINGUIST List 6.30

Sat 14 Jan 1995

Jobs: Postdoctoral fellowship, Teaching Term Position

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  1. Peter Lasersohn, postdoctoral fellowship
  2. , Job Announcement
  3. , Teaching Term Position, Memorial University
  4. "Mark Johnson", Job announcement
  5. Jodi Kerper, Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cognitive Science
  6. Peter Sells, Please Post

Message 1: postdoctoral fellowship

Date: Mon, 9 Jan 1995 13:17:28 -0500 (EST)
From: Peter Lasersohn <>
Subject: postdoctoral fellowship
The Center for Language Sciences at the University of Rochester
anticipates having one NIH post-doc available beginning July 1,
1995. The center brings together faculty and students with
interests in spoken and signed languages from the departments of
Linguistics, Computer Science, Psychology, and Philosophy; and
the interdisciplinary programs in Cognitive Science and
Neuroscience. We encourage applicants from any of these
disciplines who have expertise in any area of natural language. We
are particularly interested in post-doctoral fellows who want to
contribute to an interdisciplinary community. Special preference
this year will be given to applicants with interests in the study of
signed languages; but applicants with other areas of interest are
also encouraged to apply. Applications should be sent to Elissa L.
Newport, University of Rochester, Department of Psychology,
Meliora Hall, Rochester, NY 14627. Include a vita, sample
reprints and/or pre-prints, a statement of research and training
interests, and arrange for letters of reference from at least three
referees. Applications will be considered as soon as they are
complete. The University of Rochester is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer. We encourage
applications from women and from minorities.
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Message 2: Job Announcement

Date: Tue, 10 Jan 1995 16:30:52 +0800 (CST)
From: <>
Subject: Job Announcement
 Job Announcement
 Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
 National Chiao Tung University
 Hsinchu, Taiwan, ROC
 The Department plans to fill a number of teaching
 positions in the following fields:
 1. Anglo-American literature, literature and film,
 identity politics or postcolonialism.
 2. Computational linguistics, cognitive science,
 phonology or phonetics.
 Appointees will be required to conduct individual
 and collaborative research, teach specialized as
 well as language proficiency courses (including
 translation), participate in curriculum development,
 and perform some administrative duties.
 Candidates must have Ph.D. degrees by the time of
 appointment, which is scheduled for August, 1995.
 Appointments will be made at the ranks of Assistant
 Professorship (pending government approval), Associate
 Professorship, or Professorship. Salaries will be based
 on the government pay scale, and commensurate with
 qualifications and experience.
 Letters of application, brief statements of current
 research, C.V. (including names, addresses, telephone or
 fax numbers of 3 referees) should be sent to:
 Professor Ying-hsiung Chou
 Chair, Dept. of Foreign Lang. & Lit.
 1001 Ta Hsueh Road, Hsinchu
 Taiwan 30050, ROC
 For inquiry, please contact the Department:
 Telephone: 886-35-712121 ext. 58100
 Fax: 886-35-726037
 Deadline of application: Feb. 28, 1995.
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Message 3: Teaching Term Position, Memorial University

Date: Wed, 11 Jan 1995 11:27:00 -0230
From: <>
Subject: Teaching Term Position, Memorial University
 Department of Linguistics
 Memorial University of Newfoundland
 Position Announcement
 Teaching Term Appointment (4 months)
The Linguistics Department, Memorial University of Newfoundland, is seeking
to make a 4 month teaching term appointment at the rank of Lecturer
effective 1 May 1995, subject to budgetary approval. Qualifications: Ph.D.
in Linguistics (specialization open) and a demonstrated record of effective
teaching and research publications. Duties to include teaching three
introductory linguistics courses (Language & Communication, Phonetics &
Phonology, Morphology & Syntax). Deadline for receipt of applications: 31
March 1995. In accordance with Canadian immigration regulations, this
advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of
Canada. Memorial University is committed to employment equity. Please
arrange to send a curriculum vitae, a letter of application & any
supporting documents, and letters from three referees, to Dr. J. Black,
Head, Department of Linguistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, ST.
JOHN'S, NF, A1B 3X9, Canada.
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Message 4: Job announcement

Date: Fri, 13 Jan 1995 14:09:07 -48465656 (EST)
From: "Mark Johnson" <>
Subject: Job announcement
 Department of Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences
 Temporary Faculty Position
The Brown University Department of Cognitive and Linguistic
Sciences invites applications for a temporary faculty position
for the academic year September, 1995 to June, 1996. The position
would be suited to either a senior sabbatical visitor, who, in
exchange for half-time salary support, would teach two courses
at Brown or to a more junior applicant who would receive full
salary support and teach three courses. All applicants must have
received the Ph.D. or its equivalent by the time of their
The candidate should have strong teaching and research interests
in a core area of linguistic theory, and expertise in some area
of computational linguistics, language acquisition or other area
that complements the department's strengths. A research interest
in non-Indo-European languages, especially African languages,
would be a plus.
Send vitae, recent publications, three references (for senior
applicants, the names of three references) and a cover letter
describing teaching and research interests and qualifications to:
 Linguistics Search Committee
 Department of Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences
 Box 1978
 Brown University
 Providence, R.I. 02912
The initial deadline for applications is March 1, 1995, but
applications will be accepted after that time until the temporary
position is filled. Brown is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged
to apply.
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Message 5: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cognitive Science

Date: Wed, 04 Jan 1995 09:26:48 EST
From: Jodi Kerper <>
Subject: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cognitive Science
The Institute for Research in Cognitive Science (IRCS) at the University of
Pennsylvania provides opportunities for several postdoctoral positions in
Cognitive Science. The deadline for applications is February 1, 1995.
To apply, please send a cover letter indicating your proposed research,
including a statement about how you would benefit from working in our
interdisciplinary environment, your resume, and have two or three referees send
letters of reference directly to:
 Postdoctoral Fellow Selection Committee
 Institute for Research in Cognitive Science
 University of Pennsylvania
 400C 3401 Walnut Street
 Philadelphia, PA 19104-6228
The University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
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Message 6: Please Post

Date: Sun, 8 Jan 95 15:34:24 -0800
From: Peter Sells <sellsMc5.Stanford.EDU>
Subject: Please Post
One-year Assistant Professor appointment in Phonetics and
Phonology to teach courses in both areas and to advise
advanced graduate students. Please send CV and letters
of reference by February 15, 1995, to:
 Phonetics/Phonology Search Committee
 Department of Linguistics
 Stanford University
 Stanford, CA 94305-2150, USA
Stanford University is an affirmative action employer.
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