Job Location: Texas, USA
Rank or Title: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Neurolinguistics
LL Issue: 22.3787
Date Posted: 27-Sep-2011
Job Description: The Department of Linguistics seeks applications for a tenure-track
position, with a specialization in the study of language and the brain. We
have a preference for individuals with several years of experience beyond
the Ph.D. The successful candidate will have a strong track record of
research in how language is processed, represented, learned, and/or
understood. We particularly seek candidates who have investigated
linguistic processing using neuoroimaging methods and who will provide
leadership in the use of such techniques within the department. For
information on the imaging facilities available at The University of Texas
at Austin, see the web site of the Imaging Research Center:
http://www.irc.utexas.edu/index.html. In 2013, the Department of
Linguistics will be moving into a newly-constructed building that will
allow excellent laboratory space within the department.
Duties include: (a) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; (b)
directing thesis and dissertation research; (c) conducting original
research and publication; (d) obtaining external funding to support a
strong research program; (e) advising undergraduate and graduate students;
and (f) performing department, college and institutional service.
The successful candidate should have the Ph.D. in hand by August 20, 2012.
He or she should have documented excellence or potential for excellence as
a teacher, researcher, advisor, and leader, and a strong commitment to
working collaboratively with other faculty members within the department.
To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three
letters of recommendation, evidence of your past teaching performance or
teaching potential, a list of courses you are prepared to teach, and
samples of published or other written work to the application address
below. Electronic applications may be submitted to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of all application materials will
begin November 15, 2011, although applications will be accepted until the
position is filled. For inquires regarding this position, please email
Richard P. Meier, Chair, at email@example.com.
This position is pending budgetary approval. A background check will be
conducted on the successful applicant. The University of Texas at Austin is
an AA/EEO employer.
Open until filled
Department of Linguistics
University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station/B5100
Austin, TX 78712-0198
Professor Richard P. Meier
Phone: 512 471 1701
Fax: 512 471 4340