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LINGUIST List 23.4279

Fri Oct 12 2012

Jobs: Psycholing: Asst Prof, U of Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 12-Oct-2012
From: Art Graesser <graessermemphis.edu>
Subject: Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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University or Organization: University of Memphis
Department: Psychology
Job Location: Tennessee, USA
Web Address: http://memphis.edu/psychology/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Psycholinguistics


Description:

The Department of Psychology at the University of Memphis invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level
in the area of cognitive science and related areas in psychology. While the
specific area of specialization within cognitive psychology is open, we are
particularly interested in candidates whose research investigates
computational models of cognition, intelligent tutoring systems, learning,
language, text and discourse, and cognitive neuroscience. The Department
has 30 full-time faculty and houses Ph.D. programs in experimental,
clinical psychology (APA-accredited and member of the Academy of
Psychological Clinical Science), and school psychology as well as a
master's program in general psychology. As a State of Tennessee Center of
Excellence, the Department is able to provide competitive salaries and
strong support for faculty research and professional development.
Candidates are required to have a doctoral degree in psychology or a
related area. The department is especially interested in candidates who
have a strong record of published research, show a strong record of, or
potential for, obtaining external research support, and can teach
undergraduate and graduate courses in research design and statistics.

Application review will begin November 1, 2012 and may continue until the
position is filled. The position will begin in the Fall of 2013. Interested
candidates must upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, email
addresses for at least 3 professional reference providers, and select
reprints/preprints to the application URL below.

Inquiries about this position can be directed to Dr. Art Graesser at the
application mailing address below.

The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer and particularly encourages applications from women, ethnic
minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Art Graesser
Chair of Cognitive Assistant Professor Search Committee
202 Psychology Building
University of Memphis
Memphis 38152-3230
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Web Address for Applications: http://workforum.memphis.edu
Contact Information:
Art Graesser
Email: graessermemphis.edu

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