LINGUIST List 21.5102

Thu Dec 16 2010

Support: Cog Sci, Comp Ling, Psycholing: PhD Student, U. of Memphis, USA

Editor for this issue: Matthew Lahrman <mattlinguistlist.org>


        1.     Max Louwerse , Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Text/ Corpus Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Memphis, USA

Message 1: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Text/ Corpus Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Memphis, USA
Date: 13-Dec-2010
From: Max Louwerse <mlouwersmemphis.edu>
Subject: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Text/ Corpus Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Memphis, USA
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Institution/Organization: University of Memphis Department: Psychology Web Address: http://www.memphis.edu/psychology/graduate/Experimental/cognitive/index.php

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
Description:

The Department of Psychology at the University of Memphis invites applicationsfrom prospective graduate students with an interest in cognitive psychology andthe cognitive sciences. The cognitive faculty at Memphis specializes in fourprimary areas:

1) Basic research on cognitive processes used in the encoding, storage, andretrieval of linguistic and non-linguistic information.

2) Psycholinguistics and discourse, specifically the processes and knowledgestructures used in understanding and producing written and spoken language.

3) Learning technologies, including how developments in computer science andcomputational modeling can be applied to learning with the goal of applyingprinciples of cognitive science to educational practice via technology to createautomated learning environments.

4) Computational and statistical modeling, including advances in computationallinguistics, natural language processing, multinomial processing tree models, andmore.

PhD training in the cognitive specialization includes activities within one or more ofthese themes through opportunities for exciting interdisciplinary collaborations.Training also draws upon the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS), an activecognitive science research community, which includes faculty from theDepartments of Psychology, Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology,Computer Science, Education, Educational Technology, Engineering, English,Mathematical Sciences, Philosophy, and Physics.

Primary Affiliates-Rick Dale, Ph.D.-Barry Gholson, Ph.D.-Arthur C. Graesser, Ph.D.-Xiangen Hu, Ph.D.-Roger Kreuz, Ph.D.-Max Louwerse, Ph.D. (Psychology / IIS)-Danielle McNamara, Ph.D.-Andrew Olney, Ph.D. (IIS)

What we offer:-A tuition fellowship for full-time students in Psychology-An attractive graduate student salary-Opportunities to present at international conferences (expenses paid)-An emphasis on research and publication

For more information:-The University of Memphis, see http://www.memphis.edu/ -Department ofPsychology, see http://www.memphis.edu/psychology

Applications graduate programshttp://www.memphis.edu/admissions/graduate.php

For further information, please contact Dr. Max Louwerse (see further contactinformation below).

Applications Deadline: 15-Jan-2011

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Dr. Max Louwerse        Dept. of Psychology / University of Memphis        202 Psychology Building        Memphis TN 38152        USA

Web Address for Applications: http://www.memphis.edu/psychology/graduate/Apply/index.php

Contact Information:         Dr. Max Louwerse        Director of Cognitive        Psychology Concentration        mlouwersmemphis.edu        Fax:(901) 678-2579


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