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[xmca] Fwd: Language Acquisition Position- Umass Amherst

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From: Erik Cheries <echeries@psych.umass.edu>
Date: Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 1:30 PM
Subject: [COGDEVSOC] Language Acquisition Position- Umass Amherst
To: cogdevsoc@virginia.edu

The Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Amherst invites
applications for an Assistant Professor level, tenure-track position in
psycholinguistics and related areas beginning Fall 2010. This hire will be
made in conjunction with two additional positions in the Departments of
Linguistics and Computer Science to strengthen an interdepartmental center
of excellence in experimental, theoretical, and computational approaches to

Candidates with a research focus in any area of language processing are
encouraged to apply, but we have special interests in language acquisition,
auditory language processing, and the relationship between general cognitive
and language abilities. Use of cognitive neuroscience and/or computational
modeling techniques is particularly desirable. Successful candidates will
have a Ph.D., a strong record of research, clear potential to obtain support
for and maintain an active research program, and strong teaching skills.
Candidates will be expected to collaborate with other faculty members with
similar interests across multiple departments.

Applicants should send a vita, a statement of research and teaching
interests, reprints of recent publications, and at least three letters of
recommendation to: Psycholinguistics Search Committee, Department of
Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-7710. The search
committee will begin reviewing applications on February 1st, 2010, and will
continue until the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the
availability of funds.

*The University provides an intellectual environment committed to providing
academic excellence and diversity including mentoring programs for faculty.
The College and the Department are committed to increasing the diversity of
the faculty, student body and the curriculum.  The University of
Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women
and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.***

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