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LINGUIST List 20.200

Thu Jan 22 2009

Jobs: Cognitive Science, Psycholing: Post Doc, Bielefeld University

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        1.    Pia Knoeferle, Cognitive Science, Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Bielefeld University, Germany


Message 1: Cognitive Science, Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Bielefeld University, Germany
Date: 22-Jan-2009
From: Pia Knoeferle <knoeferlcit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de>
Subject: Cognitive Science, Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Bielefeld University, Germany
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University or Organization: Bielefeld University
Department: CITEC
Job Location: North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Web Address: http://cit-ec.de/
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Psycholinguistics


Description:

The Center of Excellence 'Cognitive Interaction Technology' (CITEC) at
Bielefeld University, Germany conducts interdisciplinary research into
understanding the functional processes of cognitive interaction with the
goal of replicating them in technical systems, including developing
relevant evaluation methodologies and toolkits. For more details, see our
website.

Within CITEC, the newly established research group 'Language and Cognition'
conducts research on online language processing, also in interaction with
other cognitive sub-systems, and is leading a project that explores how
humans interact linguistically with one another and with virtual characters.

In this context, we are inviting applications for the following position,
available immediately:

Postdoc position (TV-L E13) with an initial duration of 2 years with the
possibility of extension (ref. 2568). Candidates should have a degree in
Cognitive Science, Psychology, (Psycho-) linguistics or a related
discipline. Additional programming knowledge would be an asset. Candidates
will design and conduct experiments. They will also be responsible for
analyzing the results and writing them up for publication.

All candidates should have excellent command of English. Candidates will be
affiliated with the CITEC graduate school, with a structured training
program that offers support for scientific career advancement and
professional orientation.

We welcome applications from severely handicapped people. We particularly
welcome applications from women. Given equal suitability, qualifications
and professional achievement women will be given preference, unless
particular circumstances pertaining to a male applicant predominate.

Applicants should submit relevant documents (a cover letter indicating
research interests, curriculum vitae including list of publications, and
pdfs of two sample publications). In addition, they should arrange for two
letters of recommendation to be emailed directly to Pia Knoeferle. Please
be sure to specify the reference number of the position.

For more information, please contact: Dr. Pia Knoeferle (see contact
information below). Applications will be considered until all positions
have been filled. For full consideration please submit applications by the
deadline.

Please send applications in PDF Format via email to Dr. Pia Knoeferle,
Research Group "Language and Cognition".

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2009

Email Address for Applications: knoeferlcit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de
Contact Information:
Pia Knoeferle
Email: knoeferlcit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de

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