Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Neurolinguistics / Psycholinguistics

at University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, United States

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Job No: 497062
Work Type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Linguistics & Cognitive Science, Full Time

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Neurolinguistics and/or Psycholinguistics, College of Arts and Sciences

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.

QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: We are seeking an exceptional candidate in Neurolinguistics and/or Psycholinguistics. 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.

Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at UD: The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at the University of Delaware (URL) is within the College Arts and Sciences. The department runs an internationally renowned 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 department also offers, via a university-wide Cognitive Science Committee, an interdisciplinary certificate in cognitive Science as part of graduate degrees across schools and departments. The department is part of a university-wide cognitive science community and participates in a new interdisciplinary PhD program in neuroscience (https://www.udel.

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Job Posting: 862036

Posted On: Oct 24, 2021

Updated On: Nov 23, 2021