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LINGUIST List 21.224

Thu Jan 14 2010

Jobs: Psycholinguistics; Phonetics: Post Doc, Max Planck Institute

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        1.    Rian Zondervan, Psycholinguistics; Phonetics: Post Doc, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Netherlands

Message 1: Psycholinguistics; Phonetics: Post Doc, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Netherlands
Date: 14-Jan-2010
From: Rian Zondervan <rian.zondervanmpi.nl>
Subject: Psycholinguistics; Phonetics: Post Doc, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Netherlands
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University or Organization: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Job Location: Nijmegen, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.mpi.nl/people/jobs
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Psycholinguistics


Description:

Postdoctoral staff position in the field of spoken-language comprehension

The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics is offering a postdoctoral
staff position in the field of spoken-language comprehension. The position
is a research position and involves no teaching responsibilities.

The successful candidate will join the Adaptive Listening Group at the Max
Planck Institute. The Adaptive Listening Group is an independent research
group under the direction of Dr. Andrea Weber and investigates the
processing of foreign-accented speech. A research topic concerning the
processing of variation in speech or experiential influences on perception
is currently of most interest to the group, but other topics that fall in
the scope of the group are possible as well. The successful candidate is
expected to develop, in collaboration with other members of the group, a
line of research that complements our current research program. More
information about our research can be found at
http://www.mpi.nl/research/research-projects/adaptive-listening

We are looking for an experimental scientist with a background in
psycholinguistics or phonetics who is interested in undertaking research in
any of the above areas. An ability to work collaboratively in an
interdisciplinary team is a plus, and an important criterion is a
demonstrated ability to publish research findings. Young scientists with a
completed PhD in the field of experimental psychology and/or
psycholinguistics are encouraged to apply.

The position is available from May 2010 and has a term of appointment of 3
years. We would prefer the successful candidate to begin this spring,
rather than later in the year. Applications should include a c.v., the
names of two referees who would be willing to write letters of
recommendation, and a cover letter describing research interests and
research plans; examples of published work would also be helpful.
Applications should arrive at the secretariat by 20 February 2010.

Application Deadline: 20-Feb-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms. Rian Zondervan
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
PO Box 310
Nijmegen 6500 AH
Netherlands
Email Address for Applications: rian.zondervanmpi.nl
Contact Information:
Ms. Rian Zondervan
Email: rian.zondervanmpi.nl
Phone: 31243521911
Fax: 31243521213
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