LINGUIST List 29.3781

Tue Oct 02 2018

Jobs: General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Pennsylvania State University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 02-Oct-2018
From: Janet van Hell <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Pennsylvania State University, USA
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University or Organization: Pennsylvania State University
Department: Center for Language Science
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Language Science

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics


The Center for Language Science (CLS) at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position. The CLS is home to a cross-disciplinary research program led by faculty whose interests include bilingual language processing, language acquisition in children and adults, language contact, and aging, among other topics.

We welcome applications from candidates with preparation in any of the disciplines that contribute to our program. The successful candidate will have expertise in a research technique or analysis that would further enrich CLS research (e.g., large-scale data analysis techniques, Bayesian data analysis, computational modeling, neurocognitive techniques and analyses, statistical learning techniques, new methodologies in research with young children, corpus analysis methods, new field work techniques).

The Postdoctoral Scholar will conduct their own line of research with one or two CLS faculty members but will also initiate collaborative research project with other CLS faculty and will share their specific research expertise through targeted workshops for the CLS community.

Questions about this position can be directed to members of the search committee: John Lipski (, Janet van Hell (, Michele Diaz (, Katharina Schuhmann (, and Karen Miller ( Administrative questions can be directed to the Chair of the search committee, Karen Miller, at

More information about the Center for Language Science (CLS) and faculty research programs can be found at the department website provided above.

The appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal. The start date can be as early as December 1, 2018. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Interested candidates must apply online at the application link provided below, and should upload a CV, sample publications, and a statement of research interests and research expertise. This statement should indicate two or more core faculty members as potential primary and secondary mentors and should describe the candidate’s goals for research during a postdoctoral position and how their specific research expertise would enrich the CLS community. Additionally, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent separately to Katy VanAmburg at

Review of applications will begin October 20, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. by the time of appointment.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Karen Miller

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