LINGUIST List 7.1325

Tue Sep 24 1996

Jobs: Assist prof at Brown, Developmental psycholing at USC

Editor for this issue: Ann Dizdar <>


  1. Jim Morgan, Assistant Professor, Brown University
  2. Maryellen MacDonald, Developmental psycholinguist position

Message 1: Assistant Professor, Brown University

Date: Mon, 23 Sep 1996 15:14:30 EDT
From: Jim Morgan <>
Subject: Assistant Professor, Brown University

The Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences invites
applications for a three year renewable tenure-track position at the
Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 1997. Areas of interest
include but are not limited to phonology or phonological processing,
syntax or sentence processing, and lexical access or lexical
semantics, using experimental, formal, developmental, neurological, or
computational methods. Expertise in two or more areas and/or
application of multiple paradigms is preferred. Applicants should
have a strong research program and a broad teaching ability in
cognitive science and/or linguistics at both the undergraduate and
graduate levels. Interest in contributing curricular innovations in
keeping with Brown's university-college tradition is desirable.
Applicants should have completed all Ph.D. requirements no later than
July 1, 1997. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to
apply. Send curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, reprints
and preprints of publications, and a one page statement of research
interests to Dr. Sheila E. Blumstein, Chair, Search Committee,
Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown University, Box
1978, Providence, RI 02912 by January 1, 1997.

Brown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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Message 2: Developmental psycholinguist position

Date: Mon, 23 Sep 1996 10:52:24 PDT
From: Maryellen MacDonald <>
Subject: Developmental psycholinguist position

The Departments of Psychology and Linguistics at the University of
Southern California are jointly seeking to fill an opening for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor in developmental psycholinguistics.
Candidates with interests in one or more of the following areas are
particularly encouraged: speech perception in infancy and early
childhood, and acquisition of lexical or grammatical knowledge.
Candidates with interests in developmental language impairments will
also be considered. A strong background in and commitment to the use
of experimental methodologies is essential. The successful candidate
will have appointments and teaching duties in both departments and
will join a cognitive science community committed to interdisciplinary
research. Applicants should submit a CV and copies of recent papers
and should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to
the Psycholinguistics Search Committee, Department of Psychology,
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1061.
Materials received by December 15 will receive fullest consideration.
The University of Southern California is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

For additional information about psycholinguistics and cognitive
science at USC, applicants may find the following websites useful: 	This site provides
information about psycholinguistics at USC and has links to the
faculty (Elaine Andersen, Daniel Kempler, Maryellen MacDonald, and
Mark Seidenberg), postdocs and graduate students involved with this
research. The website for the USC Department
of Psychology The website for the
USC Department of Linguistics	The website for USC
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