LINGUIST List 29.1597

Fri Apr 13 2018

Jobs: Cognitive Science; Neurolinguistics; Syntax; Phonology; General linguistics: Rank Open, Jiangsu Normal University, China

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 13-Apr-2018
From: Daniel Yang <>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Neurolinguistics; Syntax; Phonology; General Linguistics: Rank Open, Jiangsu Normal University, China
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University or Organization: Jiangsu Normal University
Department: School of Linguistic Sciences and Arts
Job Location: Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer, Associate Professor or Professor (tenure track)

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Clinical Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)


The School of Linguistic Sciences and Arts invites researchers to join an interdisciplinary team of researchers in the above-mentioned research areas. Candidates with a doctoral degree in the above-mentioned research areas are preferred, especially ones with quality research publications and teaching experience.

Fluency in Mandarin Chinese is not a prerequisite. For non-native Chinese applicants, strong competence of English is required. Preference is also given to candidates with experience or background in brain image technology (i.e. fMRI, eye-tracking, ERPs).

Renumeration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants' academic qualification, current position and professional experience. Package includes monthly salary, year-end bonus, free housing, medical insurance, pension plan, settling-in allowance (RMP 100,000-200,000), and research project start-up funding (RMP 40,000-200,000). Exact package will vary on a case-to-case basis. Annual income range is RMB 200,000 to 1,000,000. The School of Linguistic Sciences and Arts also offers significant incentives for achievements in publications and granted projects as well as academic exchanges and participation to further encourage and support academic performance.

Description of the School:
The School of Linguistic Sciences and arts at Jiangsu Normal University is the first and only school in China specializing in linguistic research. It is a pioneer of neurolinguistics and one of the best research centers for linguistics study in China, with 43 full-time faculty and staff members.

The school provides and open, dynamic research atmosphere operating an ERP (Neuroscan 256) lab and an fMRI (GE 3.0T) lab, which provide the necessary facilities for experimentations in neurolinguistics, psychology and cognitive science.

- PhD in lingusitics or related majors
- strong academic publication background
- teaching experience preferred
- excellent Chinese and/or English competence
- strong teamwork spirit

Appointments can be made to qualified candidates according to their availability for the job. Interested candidates please first communicate with the contact person below for initial discussion. Applicants are expected to send their C.V., list of publications and awards, and contact information of three references.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Daniel Yang
School of Linguistic Sciences and Arts
Jiangsu Normal University
Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province 221009
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Daniel Yang
Phone: +(86) 516-8340-3496

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