LINGUIST List 22.4841

Mon Dec 05 2011

Jobs: Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, Michigan State University

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        1.     Alan Munn , Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, Michigan State University, MI, USA

Message 1: Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, Michigan State University, MI, USA
Date: 05-Dec-2011
From: Alan Munn <>
Subject: Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, Michigan State University, MI, USA
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University or Organization: Michigan State University Department: Linguistics and Languages Job Location: Michigan, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics


The Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and AfricanLanguages at Michigan State University seeks to fill a tenure-systemappointment in Psycholinguistics at the Assistant Professor level to beginAugust 16, 2012. A Ph.D. in Linguistics, Psychology, or a closely relatedfield is required by time of appointment. Candidates should be able todemonstrate the relevance of their research interests to other areas oflinguistics, such as phonology, syntax, formal semantics, languageacquisition, sociolinguistics or neurolinguistics. We especially welcomecandidates whose research is crosslinguistic in nature.

This position will complement strengths in formal and experimentallinguistics in the Linguistics Program. The successful candidate shouldhave a record of publication and/or presentations, expertise in adultlanguage processing (comprehension or production), and outstandingpotential to obtain external funding. We seek applicants who can contributeto collaborative research and teaching across subdisciplines withinlinguistics and to interdisciplinary research in Cognitive Science. Theposition holder will benefit from the interdisciplinary MSU Cognitive ScienceProgram, which fosters scholarship and research that transcends traditionaldisciplinary boundaries in the pursuit of the nature of mind, and provides astructure for graduate training designed to produce new scholars andscientists in the field. Contributions to the linguistics curriculum at both thegraduate and undergraduate level are expected, as well as the ability toteach an introductory course in Cognitive Science.

Review of applications will begin December 31, 2011 and will continue untilthe position is filled. For more information contact Alan Munn, Chair of theSearch Committee (email address below). Applications must be submittedelectronically to the Michigan State Human Resources web site (applicationURL below; posting #5543). Applicants should submit a CV and a letterdescribing research and teaching interests as well as the names and emailaddresses of 3 potential referees.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU iscommitted to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The Universityactively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons ofcolor, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2011 (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Alan Munn Email:

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