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LINGUIST List 20.209

Fri Jan 23 2009

Support: Psycholing, Cognitive Science: PhD Student, Bielefeld University

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        1.    Pia Knoeferle, Psycholinguistics, Cognitive Science: PhD Student, Bielefeld University, Germany

Message 1: Psycholinguistics, Cognitive Science: PhD Student, Bielefeld University, Germany
Date: 23-Jan-2009
From: Pia Knoeferle <knoeferlcit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de>
Subject: Psycholinguistics, Cognitive Science: PhD Student, Bielefeld University, Germany
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Institution/Organization: Bielefeld University, Germany
Department: CITEC
Web Address: http://www.cit-ec.de

Level: PhD

Job Rank: PhD

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Psycholinguistics


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, visit 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 positions, all
available immediately:

2 Ph.D. scholarships (scholarship amount: 1.468 Euro) for the duration of 3
years. One applicant should have a degree in Cognitive Science, Psychology,
(Psycho-)linguistics, or a related discipline (ref: 2789). The second candidate
should have knowledge in Computer Science / Cognitive Science, have programming
skills, and be interested in engaging in cognitively motivated research (ref.

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".

Applications Deadline: 28-Feb-2009

Web Address for Applications: knoeferlcit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de

Contact Information:
        Dr. Pia Knoeferle

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