LINGUIST List 32.3412

Fri Oct 29 2021

Jobs: Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor of Neurolinguistics and/or Psycholinguistics, University of Delaware

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Date: 28-Oct-2021
From: Satoshi Tomioka <>
Subject: Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor of Neurolinguistics and/or Psycholinguistics, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
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University or Organization: University of Delaware
Department: Linguistics and Cognitive Science
Job Location: Delaware, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Neurolinguistics and/or Psycholinguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics


The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for an Assistant Professor position, tenure track, in Neurolinguistics and/or Psycholinguistics. The position is expected to begin on August 16, 2022. Applicants for this position should have a Ph.D. in linguistics, cognitive science, psychology or a related field. The Ph.D. must be in hand prior to the start of the appointment. We seek individuals who demonstrate the drive and vision to develop an innovative, cutting edge and internationally recognized research program in neurolinguistics or psycholinguistics with focus on areas including but not limited to:
- sentence processing,
- speech perception/production,
- language development and language disorders.

The successful candidate is expected to teach a subset of the following courses:
- Introduction to Cognitive Science,
- Psycholinguistics,
- Language Development,
- Topics in Cognitive Science, and
- Experimental Linguistics.

They will also be expected to offer graduate seminars in areas of their specialization. Other duties include supervision of graduate students, undergraduate advising, involvement in curricular development and performance of University and Department service. The department has state-of-the-art laboratories in phonetics, phonology, syntax and psycholinguistics and will provide an additional facility to support the new faculty’s research. Research can also be conducted at the Center for Biomedical and Brain Imaging ( This 11,600 square foot research facility houses a Siemens 3T Magnetom Prisma scanner, and the suite is equipped with state-of-the-art MR-compatible visual and auditory stimulation equipment, eye-tracking, response devices, and physiological measurement hardware.

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in linguistics, cognitive science, psychology or a related field, have a strong research program in neurolinguistics or psycholinguistics, and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in cognitive science, neurolinguistics and psycholinguistics.

The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science is within the College Arts and Sciences. The department runs a Ph.D. program in Linguistics, a Master’s degree in Linguistics and Cognitive Science, a Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Science, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics.

The University of Delaware recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the experience of its employees and in supporting its academic mission. We are committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds, and we strongly encourage applications from educators from under-represented groups. UD provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Review of applications will begin on November 22, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should upload:
- a letter of application,
- curriculum vitae,
- a statement describing their research program,
- a statement of teaching experience and philosophy (including evidence of teaching ability if available),
- three sample publications, and
- contact information for at least three references
to the application link below. The reference number (Job ID) for the position is 497062.

Application Deadline: 22-Nov-2021 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Satoshi Tomioka
Phone: 3029814298

Page Updated: 29-Oct-2021