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LINGUIST List 19.3116

Wed Oct 15 2008

Jobs: Language Acquisition: Post Doc, Rice University

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        1.    Nancy Niedzielski, Language Acquisition: Post Doc, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA


Message 1: Language Acquisition: Post Doc, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
Date: 14-Oct-2008
From: Nancy Niedzielski <niedzrice.edu>
Subject: Language Acquisition: Post Doc, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
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University or Organization: Rice University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Texas, USA
Web Address: http://ling.rice.edu
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at Rice University is now accepting
applications for a postdoctoral scholar in the field of child language
acquisition. This is a one-year position, renewable by mutual agreement for
a second year. Responsibilities of the position include teaching one course
per semester and pursuing research.

A Ph.D. in Linguistics, Psychology, or other pertinent allied field, with
primary specialization in child language acquisition, is required at time
of appointment. Position start date is July 1, 2009. We especially welcome
applications from researchers who share the department's interest in
approaching language from a usage-based perspective with solid empirical
grounding in primary data, especially
approaches of a cognitive, social-interactional, and/or functional nature.
For more information, see also our departmental web site.

Application materials include: cover letter, research statement, sample of
written work, past teaching evaluations (if available), and three letters
of reference. Deadline for the receipt of materials is March 1, 2009.
Although we will not be conducting interviews at the LSA meeting in San
Francisco, representatives of the department will be in attendance and
would be pleased to answer questions about the position or the department.

Rice University is committed to affirmative action and equal opportunity in
education and employment. Rice does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age,
disability or veteran status. Rice University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Application Deadline: 01-Mar-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Nancy Niedzielski
Child Language Acquisition Search, Department of Linguistics MS-23
Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005
USA
Contact Information:
Nancy Niedzielski
Email: niedzrice.edu

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