LINGUIST List 23.3241

Tue Jul 31 2012

Jobs: Semantics; Pragmatics: Asst Prof, Brown University

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <>

Date: 30-Jul-2012
From: Patricia Squadrito <>
Subject: Semantics; Pragmatics: Assistant Professor, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA
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University or Organization: Brown University Department: Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences Job Location: Rhode Island, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Pragmatics; Semantics


The Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences is seekingto fill a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the areas of semantics,pragmatics, and/or discourse.

The successful candidate will have a research program grounded in linguistictheory, which also makes contact with broader issues in Cognitive Science andPsychology. A cross-linguistic component is highly desirable. Preference will begiven to candidates who enhance our existing strengths while broadening ourcurrent program, and who can contribute to our Linguistics and CognitiveScience of Language programs.

Successful candidates are expected to have a record of excellence in researchand a readiness to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching andmentoring. We anticipate conducting one additional search in future years in theareas of Linguistics and Cognitive Science of Language.

Brown has a highly interdisciplinary research environment in the study of themind, brain, behavior, and language; the Department has recently moved into arenovated state-of-the-art building in the heart of campus.

Curriculum vitae, reprints and preprints of publications, statement of researchinterests, a teaching statement (one page each), and three letters of referenceshould be submitted. To apply please visit

Applications received by December 10, 2012 are assured of full review. AllPh.D. requirements must be completed before July 1, 2013. Brown is anEEO/AA Employer. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 10-Dec-2012 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Administrative Manager Patricia Squadrito Email: Phone: 401-863-2105 Fax: 401-863-2255

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