LINGUIST List 11.1275

Wed Jun 7 2000

Jobs: Psycho/Neuroling Post-Doc, U of Illinois

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  1. Kathryn Bock, Psycho/Neuroling (Lang Processing): Post-Doc at U of Illinois, USA

Message 1: Psycho/Neuroling (Lang Processing): Post-Doc at U of Illinois, USA

Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2000 16:00:06 -0500
From: Kathryn Bock <>
Subject: Psycho/Neuroling (Lang Processing): Post-Doc at U of Illinois, USA

Post-Doctoral Position in Language Processing

The NIMH Training Program in Language Processing at the Psychology
Department of the University of Illinois will have an opening for a
post doctoral trainee beginning August, 2000. (Exact start date is
negotiable.) The appointment will be for 12 months and can be extended
to a second year on mutual agreement. Only US citizens or permanent
residents are eligible. Although we expect applicants to have some
knowledge of psycholinguistics, we encourage those with doctoral
degrees in linguistics, computer science, neuroscience, or related
fields to apply.

Applicants may work in areas such as language production and
comprehension, word meaning, reading, neurolinguistics, and
acquisition. Faculty involved in the training grant include Kathryn
Bock, Gary Dell, Cynthia Fisher, Susan Garnsey, Kevin Miller, George
McConkie, Gregory Murphy, and Edward Shoben. Related faculty work in
the Linguistics, Education, and East Asian Languages Departments. The
UI Psychology Department and Beckman Institute provide advanced
technical facilities for carrying out research, including standard
reaction-time equipment, ERP equipment (up to 128 channels), eye
tracking devices (both fixed and head-mounted), and speech processing
facilities. Please send a letter of interest and a CV to Gregory
Murphy, Director, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, 405 No.
Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801. Please also arrange to have three
letters of reference to be sent directly to this address.
Applications will be considered immediately and will be reviewed until
the position is filled.

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Kathryn Bock
Department of Psychology
603 East Daniel
University of Illinois
Champaign, IL 61820
Telephone: (217) 244-6086

Beckman Institute
University of Illinois
405 N. Mathews
Urbana, IL 61801
Telephone (217) 244-1983
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