LINGUIST List 32.1713

Mon May 17 2021

Jobs: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Rank Open, University of Malta

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 17-May-2021
From: Stavros Assimakopoulos <>
Subject: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Rank Open, University of Malta, Malta
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University or Organization: University of Malta
Department: Institute of Linguistics
Job Location: Msida, Malta
Web Address:
Job Title: Resident Academic Full Time Post in Experimental Linguistics

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics


Applications are invited for a Full-Time Resident Academic Post in Experimental Linguistics at the Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology of the University of Malta. The appointment will be offered on a definite contract basis of one year, which may be renewed depending on available funds, subject to a probationary period of six months.

Candidates must be in possession of (or expect to have completed) a Ph.D. or equivalent research-based doctorate in Linguistics/Language Sciences, or a related discipline, with demonstrable expertise in empirical linguistics and commitment to research that involves linguistic data processing and statistics from an experimental perspective. Candidates with additional expertise in corpus linguistics will be given preference. Teaching experience at tertiary level will be considered an asset.

The appointee will be required to contribute to the teaching and supervision of students, research and administrative duties, as well as outreach activities as may be required by the Institute and/or the University. More specifically, s/he will be required to teach courses in areas which apply quantitative approaches to the study of language and speech; these will include courses on empirical linguistics, linguistic data processing and statistics, as well as experimental techniques or corpus development and management, depending on the appointee’s expertise. Moreover, s/he will be required to contribute to the development of the research programmes of the Institute and is additionally expected to be available to offer support to staff and students on matters such as experimental design, practical aspects in the implementation of an experiment and data processing and use of appropriate statistical tests, should the need arise. Good communicative skills, the ability to work in a team, and a strong willingness to engage in the Institute’s administrative and outreach activities are also essential.

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Applicants should submit their letter of application together with their curriculum vitae, certificates and names and e-mails of three referees by e-mail to the application email below.

Late applications will not be considered.

Application Deadline: 04-Jun-2021

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr Stavros Assimakopoulos

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