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Sun Oct 14 2001

Jobs: Psycholing: Research Asst in Oxford, UK

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  1. Asma Siddiki, Psycholing/Language Acquisition: Research assistant, Oxford UK

Message 1: Psycholing/Language Acquisition: Research assistant, Oxford UK

Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 17:26:17 +0100 (BST)
From: Asma Siddiki <>
Subject: Psycholing/Language Acquisition: Research assistant, Oxford UK

University of Oxford
Department of Experimental Psychology

Research Assistant Academic-Related Research Staff Grade 1A/1B:
Salary: BP 15,451 - 22,299

An immediate vacancy exists for a research assistant to work on a
project concerning first language acquisition. The research assistant
will be working with the Oxford BabyLab team and will be testing
children between 6 and 36 months using the Intermodal Preferential
Looking Paradigm. The post involves contacting parents, scheduling,
preparation of visual and auditory stimulus materials, testing of
children and adults, and data analysis. Competence with Excel, SPSS
and Word would be an advantage. Experience in working with young
children, preferably of the above age group is essential.

The post is funded in the first instance for 11 months by a grant from
the Economic and Social Research Council. The appointee should be
able to take up the post as soon as possible, and certainly not later
than 1st February 2002.

Informal enquiries about the research can be made to Professor
Plunkett ( Before submitting an
application candidates should obtain further particulars from the
Administrator, Department of Experimental Psychology, South Parks
Road, Oxford OX1 3UD. (Email: or telephone
01865 271399 quoting reference: CQ/kpl/027. The closing date for
applications is Friday 26 October 2001. Interviews are planned for
Thursday 8th November. Further information on the department can be
found on the web-site
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