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Assistant Professor in Neurolinguistics and Cognitive Science

The University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez is currently looking for candidates for a teaching and research tenured-track position in the Linguistics and Cognitive Science Program at the Department of Hispanic Studies.

The selected candidate will (1) teach graduate- and undergraduate-level courses in neurolinguistics, cognitive science, neuroscience and other program core courses, as well as some service courses should it be necessary; (2) be available to preside or participate in graduate student committees; (3) develop and coordinate research projects in the aforementioned areas, as well as mentoring activities for graduate and undergraduate students; (4) periodically publish and present their research in peer-reviewed journals and conferences; (5) procure and obtain external funding to promote the growth of research activities; (6) collaborate in the development of the academic offering through revision or design of courses or curricular sequences; (7) participate in faculty committees and activities related to assessment and continuous improvement, outreach and promotion, and other services supporting the program and the institution. The selected candidate must also work within a multidisciplinary approach that includes science, technology, humanities, linguistics, and cognitive science.

Interested applicants must send their dossier via email (cpeshi.rum@upr.edu), which shall at least include: (i) an updated Curriculum Vitae; (ii) official transcripts for all graduate and undergraduate studies; (iii) an intention letter that lays out their intended teaching and research plans; (iv) two (2) recent and relevant publications; (v) copies of recent evaluations; (vi) three (3) professional references within the field; and (vii) three (3) professional recommendation letters (mainly from recent immediate supervisors). Incomplete dossiers will not be considered. For more information please contact:

Personnel Committee
email: cpeshi.rum@upr.edu
Telephone: 1 (787) 832-4040, ext. 3843

Department of Hispanic Studies
University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez
Call Box 9000, Mayagüez P.R. 00681-9000

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2024
Mailing Address for Applications:

Email Address for Applications: cpeshi.rum@upr.edu
Web Address for Applications: https://www.uprm.edu/estudioshispanicos/
Contact Information:
Dr Hilton Alers-Valentin
Email: hilton.alers@upr.edu
Phone: 1 (787) 265-3843

Position: Assistant Professor in Neurolinguistics and Cognitive Science
Organization: University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
Location: Mayaguez,  Linguistics and CogSci Program (Hispanic Studies) 
Puerto Rico
Posting Start Date: 3/31/2024
Date Posted: 3/31/2024

Applicants must (1) have obtained a Ph.D. or equivalent in Linguistics or Cognitive Science; (2) be able to show experience or high potential for excellence in teaching, research and publishing in neurolinguistics, cognitive neuroscience, computational linguistics, theoretical linguistics, or any combination thereof; (3) show potential and availability for teaching core and service courses, such as research methods, Spanish grammar or academic literacy; and (4) possess excellent communication skills and native or near-native competence in Spanish and English. Knowledge and experience in a high level programming language (Python), probability and statistics are also desirable.

Status: This listing expires on: 7/7/2024
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University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

Mayaguez,  Linguistics and CogSci Program (Hispanic Studies) 00681-9000
Puerto Rico
(787) 265-3843
Personnel Committee