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Sun Nov 21 2010

Jobs: American Sign Language; Lang Acq: Post Doc, U of Connecticut

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        1.     Diane Lillo-Martin , American Sign Language; Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Connecticut, CT, USA

Message 1: American Sign Language; Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Connecticut, CT, USA
Date: 21-Nov-2010
From: Diane Lillo-Martin <lillo.martinuconn.edu>
Subject: American Sign Language; Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Connecticut, CT, USA
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University or Organization: University of Connecticut
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.uconn.edu/
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): American Sign Language (ase)

Description:

Job Posting Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow

Job Summary: The Department of Linguistics, in the College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, is accepting
applications for a post-doctoral researcher, starting date negotiable. This
is a one year appointment subject to annual renewal pending satisfactory
performance.

The post-doctoral researcher would mainly be working on the project,
Development of Bimodal Bilingualism, investigating the acquisition of
American Sign Language and English in young children. The researcher would
be expected to contribute to the overall goals of the project including
developing his/her own independent works under the project umbrella.

The position also includes teaching one course per year as assigned by the
department head.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Linguistics or related field by the start
date of employment; and evidence or promise of a strong
research/publication record in generative approaches to language
acquisition research. Knowledge of American Sign Language or another sign
language (at least conversational fluency) is preferred.

Appointment Terms: This is a full-time position. Salary will be according
to the NIH post-doc scale.

To Apply: Applicants should apply online using Husky Hire to upload their
application materials. Review of applications will begin December 31, 2010,
and continue until the position is filled.

The application package should include: 1) cover letter; 2) statement of
research interests; 3) CV; and 4) one or two samples of scholarly writing.
In addition three letters of recommendation should be sent directly from
the referees to the address below. Inquiries may be sent to Diane
Lillo-Martin c/o linguisticssearchuconn.edu. The University of Connecticut
is an EEO/AA employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Diane Lillo-Martin
Search # 2011269, University of Connecticut
Department of Linguistics
337 Mansfield Road, Unit 1145
Storrs, CT 06269-1145
USA
Email Address for Applications: linguisticssearchuconn.ed
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.uconn.edu/
Contact Information:
Diane Lillo-Martin
Email: lillo.martinuconn.edu

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