University of California, Los Angeles — Assistant / Early Associate Professor, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics

Assistant/Early Associate Professor, Psycholinguistics/Neurolinguistics

The Department of Psychology at UCLA seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant or early associate professor in the field of Psycholinguistics/Neurolinguistics. We are interested in applicants who are pursuing innovative research in the cognitive and neural mechanisms of language. We particularly seek work that uses experimental strategies to integrate careful linguistic modeling with biological and/or computational approaches.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field of study (e.g., Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science). The ideal candidate should demonstrate a strong track record of productive research and strong potential for securing extramural support. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate a history of, or the potential for, contributing to the teaching, mentoring, and service missions of the Department and University. Individuals with a history of mentoring students under-represented in the sciences are encouraged to apply and to describe their experience in a cover letter.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, three relevant publications, three letters of references, and a short statement of contributions to diversity via Requests for information should be sent to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Martin Monti ( Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received; candidates are urged to apply before the 5th of October to ensure full consideration.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.