LINGUIST List 29.1613

Mon Apr 16 2018

Jobs: Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, USA

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 13-Apr-2018
From: Rebecca Riley <>
Subject: Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, USA
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University or Organization: University of Illinois
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor position in psycho/neurolinguistics

Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in psycho/neurolinguistics. The appointment will be a full-time, nine-month position. Renewal of position is possible and contingent on availability of funding, strong enrollments, and strong performance reviews. The target start date of appointment is August 16, 2018. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Linguistics (or a closely related field) with specialization in psycholinguistics and/or neurolinguistics, is required before the starting date of appointment; an active research agenda including publications in psycho/neurolinguistics; teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence. Additional expertise in other areas, such as second language acquisition, phonetics/ phonology, syntax or semantics is a plus.

Teaching duties include graduate and undergraduate courses in psycho/neurolinguistics, survey courses in linguistics, and additional courses according to the qualifications and interests of the successful candidate.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at and upload your application materials: application letter, CV, up to three sample publications, teaching evaluations or other evidence of excellence in teaching, and names and contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references. Referees (or Interfolio) will be contacted by the department after submission of the application. Only electronic applications submitted through will be accepted.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

To ensure full consideration, all required applicant materials must be received no later than May 11, 2018. For further information, contact

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit

Application Deadline: 11-May-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Rebecca Riley
Phone: 217-244-0410

Page Updated: 16-Apr-2018