LINGUIST List 13.2329

Tue Sep 17 2002

Jobs: Cognitive Ling: Post Doc, Australia

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  1. cgoddard, Cognitive Ling: Post Doc Fellow, U of New England, NSW, Australia

Message 1: Cognitive Ling: Post Doc Fellow, U of New England, NSW, Australia

Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 00:53:44 +0000
From: cgoddard <>
Subject: Cognitive Ling: Post Doc Fellow, U of New England, NSW, Australia

University or Organization: University of New England
Rank of Job: Post Doc
Specialty Areas Required: Cognitive Science, Bilingualism, cognitive
Required Language(s):


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Linguistics
University of New England, Australia

The Fellow will join the Language and Cognition Research Group in the
Faculty of Arts, which takes in research in linguistics, psychology,
archaeology, and philosophy.

Applicants must present a specific, clearly-defined research plan for
a three-year project in either of the following areas:

(a) semantics and syntax of mental state predicates in a language
other than English, or
(b) cognitive aspects of bilingualism and/or second language

Applicants will have a relevant PhD in linguistics, applied
linguistics, or psycholinguistics, relevant research experience, and
be able to demonstrate outstanding research potential. Demonstrated
interdisciplinary research expertise would be an advantage. In order
to carry out the proposed project, it is expected that applicants will
have expertise in one or more languages other than English. Guidelines
for applications are available on request.

It is a 3 year fixed-term position.

Salary is $46,429-$49,857 (+ 17% employer-funded superannuation and
salary packaging), i.e. Level A (Base+5 to Base+7). The Fellowship is
supported by a $5,000 research fund.

The Position No. is 202/143. Applications close 30 Sept, 2002.

Contact: A/Prof. Cliff Goddard <>, +61 2-6773

Preliminary guidelines for applicants:

 Please provide the following by 30 September:

 i. Your name and full contact details.
 ii. A CV with relevant information about your research experience,
 publications, etc.
 iii.A brief outline (not more than 1,000 words) of the kind of
 project you propose to undertake, including some description of its
 goals, its significance, and your methodology.
 iv. Names and contact details of three referees.

This information will be used to select a preliminary short-list. If
you are included in the short-list, you will be asked to provide a
more developed research proposal, and referee reports, by
mid-November. An interview will then be arranged, probably in the
first half of December.

Address for Applications:
	Attn: A/Prof Cliff Goddard
	School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
	University of New England
	Armidale, NSW 2351

 Applications are due by 30-Sep-2002

Contact Information:
	A/Prof Cliff Goddard.
	Tel: +61-2-6773-3309
	Fax: +61-2-6773-3735

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