LINGUIST List 29.4253

Thu Nov 01 2018

Jobs: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Lecturer, University College London

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Date: 30-Oct-2018
From: DCAL (Deafness, Cognition and Language) Research Centre <dcalucl.ac.uk>
Subject: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Lecturer, University College London, UK
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University or Organization: University College London
Department: Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/dcal
Job Title: Lecturer in Deafness, Cognition and Language

Job Rank: Associate Professor; Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics


Description:

Applications are invited for a Lecturer in the field of deafness, cognition and language.

Applicants from a broad range of relevant disciplines are encouraged to apply, including (but not limited to) psychology, linguistics, cognitive neuroscience, clinical psychology, psycholinguistics, education, interpreting, speech and language therapy, language development and language sciences.

The successful applicant will contribute to the goal of strengthening DCAL’s position as a centre of research and teaching excellence in the field. The appointee will be expected to carry out an independent research programme resulting in the publication of original and rigorous research, which contributes to the overall scientific mission of DCAL. The postholder will be expected to obtain external funding to support this programme. The successful applicant will be expected to establish wide-ranging collaborations within UCL and beyond. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to research-led teaching via the development of specialised content for undergraduate and postgraduate level degrees. They will also be expected to undertake a range of administration duties that are key to the successful running of DCAL and to the achievement of UCL's wider goals and aims.

The appointee will have a strong track record, commensurate with experience, of academic publications in the field and of obtaining research grant funding. They will have knowledge of, or demonstrate a clear commitment to learn, British Sign Language.

DCAL (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/dcal), the leading research centre in the field of Deafness, Cognition and Language in Europe, is a bilingual centre which brings together leading deaf and hearing researchers in the fields of linguistics, psychology and neuroscience. DCAL is part of the UCL Division of Psychology and Language Sciences (www.ucl.ac.uk/pals) (PALS), the top-rated centre for research in psychology in the UK (see www.ref.ac.uk).

Informal enquiries can be made to the Director of DCAL, Professor Mairéad MacSweeney at the contact information provided below.

To apply, please see the application link below.

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2018

Web Address for Applications: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/dcal/vacancies/dcal-lecturer-2018
Contact Information:
Professor Mairead MacSweeney
Email: m.macsweeneyucl.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7679 1157


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