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LINGUIST List 17.2667

Tue Sep 19 2006

Jobs: Turkish/Eng Lang Acquis/Process, Biling: Researcher, U of Reading

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        1.    Theodoros Marinis, Turkish & English & Language Acquisition, Processing, Bilingualism, Language Impairment: Researcher, University of Reading, UK


Message 1: Turkish & English & Language Acquisition, Processing, Bilingualism, Language Impairment: Researcher, University of Reading, UK
Date: 19-Sep-2006
From: Theodoros Marinis <t.marinisreading.ac.uk>
Subject: Turkish & English & Language Acquisition, Processing, Bilingualism, Language Impairment: Researcher, University of Reading, UK


University or Organization: University of Reading
Department: School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences
Web Address: http://www.reading.ac.uk/cls
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition, Processing, Bilingualism, Language Impairment
Required Language(s): English (eng)
Turkish (tur)

Description:

Research Assistant: Grade RA1B, 1 full-time or 2 parttime, 3 years fixed term

Reference Number: R0682

Payscale: £20,044 - £22,289 p.a., pro rata

We are seeking one full-time or two part-time research assistants to work
on the ESRC-funded project "Real-time processing of syntactic information
in children with English as a Second Language & children with Specific
Language Impairment" under the supervision of the Principal Investigator Dr
Theo Marinis.

You will be an enthusiastic graduate with an undergraduate or masters
degree in Linguistics, Psychology, Speech & Language Therapy or related
discipline and a strong interest in research. You will have good time
management and organisational skills, good English language and IT skills,
excellent communication skills and knowledge of language development and
bilingualism. You will be a good team player, able to contribute to the
team working on the project.

A background in language impairment, sentence processing, English or
Turkish linguistics is desirable. Full-time post-holders must be native
speakers of Turkish. In the event of employing two part-time RAs, one of
the two must be native speaker of Turkish.

Part-time post-holders can pursue a PhD at the University of Reading on a
topic related to the grant. Candidates interested in pursuing a PhD in
language development or language processing of Turkish in Turkish-English
bilingual children with/without language impairment or adults using
off-line and/or on-line methodology are especially encouraged to apply.

Contact Details: Application forms and further particulars are available
from Human Resources, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217,
Reading, RG6 6AH. Telephone (0118) 378 6771 (voicemail). Application forms
and further particulars are also available in Word/RTF format from:

http://www.info.rdg.ac.uk/newjobs/details.asp?RefernceNumber=R0682

Interview date 1 November 2006

Starting date 1 December or January

Application Deadline: 13-Oct-2006

Contact Information:
Dr Theodoros Marinis
Email: t.marinisreading.ac.uk
Phone: +44-118-378 7465

Apply on-line at: http://www.info.rdg.ac.uk/newjobs/details.asp?RefernceNumber=R0682
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