Rice -- Child Language Acquisition Postdoc Announcement

Katherine Crosswhite crosswhi at rice.edu
Thu Nov 9 21:06:59 UTC 2006

The Department of Linguistics at Rice University is now accepting
applications for a postdoctoral scholar in the field of child language
acquisition. This is a one-year position, renewable by mutual agreement
for a second year.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching one course per semester
and pursuing research. A Ph.D. in Linguistics, Psychology, or other
pertinent allied field, with primary specialization in child language
acquisition, is required at time of application. Position start date is
August 1, 2007.

We especially welcome applications from researchers who share the
department's interest in approaching language from a usage-based
perspective with solid empirical grounding in primary data, especially
approaches of a cognitive, social-interactional, and/or functional nature.
See also our departmental web site at http://ling.rice.edu.

Although we will not be conducting formal interviews for this position at
the LSA meeting in Anaheim, representatives of the department will be in
attendance at the meeting and would be pleased to answer questions about
the position or our department.

Application materials include: cover letter, research statement, sample of
written work, past teaching evaluations (if available), and three letters
of reference.

Rice University is committed to affirmative action and equal opportunity in
education and employment. Rice does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age,
disability or veteran status. Rice University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

**Application address:

Child Lang. Acquisition Search
Department of Linguistics, MS-23
Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston   TX  77005

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