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Sun Jun 04 2006

Support: Dutch & First Language Acquisition: PhD Student, U of Leiden

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        1.    Martine Coene, Dutch & First Language Acquisition: PhD Student, University of Leiden, Netherlands


Message 1: Dutch & First Language Acquisition: PhD Student, University of Leiden, Netherlands
Date: 01-Jun-2006
From: Martine Coene <m.m.r.coenelet.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: Dutch & First Language Acquisition: PhD Student, University of Leiden, Netherlands


Institution/Organization: University of Leiden
Department: Linguistics
Level: PhD
Duties: Research
Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics
First Language Acquisition
Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)

Description:

The Leiden University Centre of Linguistics is looking for
1 PhD student in the field op developmental
psycholinguistics.

The research position is part of the NWO VIDI-project on
"Morphosyntactic development of children with a cochlear
implant" (principal investigator Dr. M. Coene), a study of
the language development of very early implanted children,
compared to children wearing hearing aids, children with
SLI and a normal hearing control group.

Duration of the research position: 3 years. An additional
4th year is not excluded.

The PhD student will be embedded in a joint research
project between the Leiden Centre for Linguistics
(Netherlands) and the Center for Dutch Studies at the
Antwerp University (Belgium) and is co-financed by the
Dutch NWO and the FWO-Flanders. These centers work closely
together with the Eargroup (Deurne, Belgium, http://www.deoorgroep.net).

Candidates have:
- a masters degree in one of the following: linguistics,
speech- and language pathology, (cognitive) psychology;
- a firm background in linguistics, especially syntax;

Candidates will:
- prepare a PhD within the NWO VIDI-project;
- work together with other researchers embedded in the
Antwerp and Leiden research groups on language development
in cochlear implanted children

Preference will be given to candidates who:
- have experience with cognitive neuro-imaging techniques
(esp. fMRI);
- have experience with software packages used in child
corpus research (CLAN, AWK, PERL, ?)
- are familiar with normal and/or disordered first language
acquisition;
- are familiar with Flemish (child) language

For more information, please contact Dr.M.Coene at
m.m.r.coenelet.leidenuniv.nl

Applications with CV, mentioning position number 6-130,
should be sent to:
Faculteit der Letteren, Hoofd Personeelszaken, mevrouw
M.J.P. Okker-de Jager, Postbus 9515, 2300 RA Leiden

See also http://www.lucl.leidenuniv.nl/index.php3?m=1&c=
276 (in Dutch)


Mailing Address for Applications:

Attn: Mrs M.J.P. Okker-de Jager
Postbus 9515
Leiden 2300 RA
Netherlands

Applications are due by: 15-Jun-2006

Contact Information:

Dr Martine Coene
m.m.r.coenelet.leidenuniv.nl
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