Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Asst. Prof. job in Neuroling: University of Texas at Austin, Department of Linguistics
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: 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 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 

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. 

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2011 Open until filled Application Address: Search Committee Department of Linguistics University of Texas at Austin 1 University Station/B5100 Austin, TX 78712-0198 USA

 Application Email:

 Contact Information: Professor Richard P. Meier Phone: 512 471 1701 Fax: 512 471 4340

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