21.4687, Jobs: American Sign Language; Lang Acq: Post Doc, U of Connecticut

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Subject: 21.4687, Jobs: American Sign Language; Lang Acq: Post Doc, U of Connecticut

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Date: 21-Nov-2010
From: Diane Lillo-Martin [lillo.martin at uconn.edu]
Subject: American Sign Language; Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Connecticut, CT, USA

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Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 22:18:15
From: Diane Lillo-Martin [lillo.martin at uconn.edu]
Subject: American Sign Language; Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Connecticut, CT, USA

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University or Organization: University of Connecticut 
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Connecticut, USA 
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.uconn.edu/
Job Rank: Post Doc  

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition 

Required Language(s): American Sign Language (ase)


Job Posting Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow 

Job Summary: The Department of Linguistics, in the College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, is accepting
applications for a post-doctoral researcher, starting date negotiable. This
is a one year appointment subject to annual renewal pending satisfactory

The post-doctoral researcher would mainly be working on the project,
Development of Bimodal Bilingualism, investigating the acquisition of
American Sign Language and English in young children. The researcher would
be expected to contribute to the overall goals of the project including
developing his/her own independent works under the project umbrella.

The position also includes teaching one course per year as assigned by the
department head.  


Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Linguistics or related field by the start
date of employment; and evidence or promise of a strong
research/publication record in generative approaches to language
acquisition research. Knowledge of American Sign Language or another sign
language (at least conversational fluency) is preferred. 

Appointment Terms: This is a full-time position. Salary will be according
to the NIH post-doc scale.

To Apply: Applicants should apply online using Husky Hire to upload their
application materials. Review of applications will begin December 31, 2010,
and continue until the position is filled.

The application package should include: 1) cover letter; 2) statement of
research interests; 3) CV; and 4) one or two samples of scholarly writing.
In addition three letters of recommendation should be sent directly from
the referees to the address below. Inquiries may be sent to Diane
Lillo-Martin c/o linguisticssearch at uconn.edu. The University of Connecticut
is an EEO/AA employer.

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2010 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Professor Diane Lillo-Martin 
	Search # 2011269, University of Connecticut 
	Department of Linguistics 
	337 Mansfield Road, Unit 1145 
	Storrs, CT 06269-1145 
Email Address for Applications: linguisticssearch at uconn.ed 
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.uconn.edu/ 
Contact Information:
	Diane Lillo-Martin 
	Email: lillo.martin at uconn.edu 

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