27.5144, Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Pittsburgh

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Subject: 27.5144, Jobs:  English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Pittsburgh

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Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:31:58
From: Alan Juffs [Juffs at pitt.edu]
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

 
University or Organization: University of Pittsburgh 
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA 
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.pitt.edu/
Job Title: Post-doctoral researcher
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Text/Corpus Linguistics 

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to
invite applications from creative, highly-qualified and motivated researchers
for a 2-year Postdoctoral Position. The beginning dates of the appointment
would either be September of 2017 or January of 2018, depending on the
applicant appointed.

Qualifications:

The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in linguistics with an emphasis on
working on corpora and on L2 data using computational tools. We value rigor,
an inter-disciplinary approach that accepts diverse theoretical viewpoints,
and a collaborative perspective. The applicant will be working closely with
Professor Alan Juffs
(http://www.linguistics.pitt.edu/people/faculty/juffs.php).  Experience using
CLAN/CHAT or other data coding tools such as those listed on the Weblichtwiki
(http://weblicht.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/weblichtwiki/index.php/Tools_in_Detail#I
ntroduction), Python and text processing capabilities, and up-to-date
knowledge of statistics is important.

Apply at the application URL below. Applications should include a cover letter
describing your database analysis experience and qualifications for the
position, a CV, a two-page research proposal, and contact information for 3
references. Research statements must specify how the applicant’s research will
integrate with and benefit from working with Dr. Juffs' other colleagues in
the SLA group at Pitt. Specifically, there is an opportunity to work on a
longitudinal corpus of L2 spoken and written learner language. Other
collaborators include Dr. Na-Rae Han and graduate students. The position may
involve some teaching, but this part of the post-doc is negotiable.

Compensation includes a competitive salary and benefits plan. Please direct
questions to Alan Juffs (see contact information below).

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.
EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Application deadline: open until filled, but with a final deadline of February
15, 2017 for AY2018.



Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2017 (Open until filled)
	  
Web Address for Applications: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTc1 
Contact Information:
	Professor Alan Juffs 
	Email: Juffs at pitt.edu 
	Phone: (412) 624-53750 


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