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Job Announcement: University of Rochester

Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, University of Rochester, New York, USA

Employer: University of Rochester
Job Location: New York, USA
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Rank: Post Doc
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Language Sciences
LL Issue: 24.391
Date Submitted: 21-Jan-2013
Job Description: The Center for the Language Sciences at the University of Rochester seeks one outstanding postdoctoral fellow for a NIH-funded training grant. The Center brings together faculty and students with interests in spoken languages from the Departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, Linguistics, and Philosophy, as well as the interdepartmental program in Neuroscience. We encourage applicants from any of these or related disciplines who have expertise in any area of natural language. The training faculty has combined expertise in formal, behavioral, computational and imaging approaches to understanding the structure, processing, production and acquisition of natural language, and we encourage applicants who work in any of these areas. We are particularly interested in postdoctoral fellows who want to contribute to an interdisciplinary community.

NIH fellowships are open only to US citizens or permanent residents. Applicants should send a letter describing their graduate training and research interests, a curriculum vitae, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: Professor Jeffrey T. Runner, c/o Kathy Corser (

Review of applications will begin on February 20, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Appointees must have successfully defended their dissertation prior to the start date, which is June 15, 2013. We strongly encourage applications from women and members of under-represented minorities.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Email: click here to access email
Contact Information: Professor Jeffrey  Runner
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