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From: Melissa Koenig <mkoenig@umn.edu>
Date: Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 1:09 PM
Subject: [COGDEVSOC] Assistant Professor in Linguistics and Human
To: cogdevsoc@lists.cogdevsoc.org

Please see below on behalf of Gris Arellano at UCSD.

The Department of Linguistics (http://ling.ucsd.edu) and the Human
Development Program (http://hdp.ucsd.edu) within the Division of Social
Sciences at the University of California, San Diego invite applications for
a tenure-track faculty position in Language Evolution and/or Development at
the level of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2015. The successful
candidate will contribute to teaching in Linguistics and the Human
Development Program. Both units are committed to academic excellence and
diversity within the faculty, staff and student body.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have research and teaching
strengths in language emergence and evolution and/or language development.
Additional expertise preferred in some combination of the following areas:
computational modeling, experimental methods, linguistic typology, language
variation, models of human learning and cultural transmission. Candidates
should have a Ph.D. in Linguistics or a related field by the start of the
appointment on July 1, 2015. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of
research productivity, undergraduate and graduate teaching ability, and
extramural funding potential. Candidates are encouraged to highlight how
their research complements existing research on language and human
development at UC San Diego. The preferred candidate will have experience
or a willingness to participate in teaching, mentoring, research or service
towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. In
compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, individuals
offered employment by the University of California will be required to
verify identity and authorization to work in the United States.
Please submit full application, including letters of recommendation by December
1, 2014.
Applications should be submitted to the UC San Diego on-line application
collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at:
Applications must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae,
research and teaching statements and two representative publications. A
separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote
diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions
is also required. For further information about contributions to diversity
statements, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp
 and http://diversity.ucsd.edu. Candidates should also arrange for three
letters of recommendation to be submitted via the on-line application
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of
California pay scales.

AA-EOE: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability, age or protected veteran status.

More information about this recruitment: http://ling.ucsd.edu

Gris Arellano

Management Services Officer | Department of Linguistics and Human
Development Program | UC San Diego | MC 0108

T *(**:* 858.534.3602 | F *7**:*  858.534.7223 | E:: garellano@ucsd.edu

Melissa Koenig
Associate Professor
Institute of Child Development
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455

(o) 612-625-6251
Lab: http://www.cehd.umn.edu/icd/research/elel/default.html

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Development and Evolution are both ... "processes of construction and re-
construction in which heterogeneous resources are contingently but more or
less reliably reassembled for each life cycle." [Oyama, Griffiths, and
Gray, 2001]