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Faculty Search - Fall 2018

The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University seeks to fill a tenure-line assistant professor position with a start date of September 1, 2018. We are looking for candidates with research and teaching interests in meaning, broadly construed. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research program includes cognitive, computational, and/or social approaches.

Congratulations to Linguistics Department alum Kristen Syrett for winning the Linguistics Society of America Early Career Award!

Instituted in 2010, this award recognizes scholars early in their career who have made outstanding contributions to the field of linguistics.

Grad student Adam Goodkind and Prof. Bicknell have received the Best Paper Award at the Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics (CMCL) 2018 workshop

CMCL provides a venue for work in computational psycholinguistics: computational and mathematical modeling of linguistic representation, development, and processing. It is co-located with the new sister Society for Computation in Linguistics at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America.