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Fri Mar 18 2011

Jobs: Differences in Language Processing: Researcher, Max Planck

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        1.     Evelyn Giering , Individual Differences in Language Processing: Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Message 1: Individual Differences in Language Processing: Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Date: 18-Mar-2011
From: Evelyn Giering <Evelyn.Gieringmpi.nl>
Subject: Individual Differences in Language Processing: Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands
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University or Organization: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Job Location: Nijmegen, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.mpi.nl
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Individual Differences in Language Processing


Description:

The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
is inviting applications for a

(Senior) Researcher position

in the Department Individual Differences in Language Processing (A. Meyer).

The MPI in Nijmegen is a leading research institute, with a stimulating
environment and excellent facilities and resources. It is the only
institute devoted to the question of how we acquire, produce and understand
language, and its investigations are highly multidisciplinary, uniting
anthropology, linguistics, psychology, neuroscience, computer science, and
now genetics. For further details of our research, please see our website:
http://www.mpi.nl/research/.

The position is available to new PhDs as well as senior researchers.
Candidates should have, or shortly expect to obtain, a PhD in psychology,
cognitive neurosciences, linguistics, computer sciences or a related area.
Further requirements are
1) a strong background in experimental psychology or experimental
psycholinguistics,
2) excellent statistical skills,
3) excellent knowledge of English.
Knowledge of Dutch or German are an advantage. Senior researchers must have
a strong publication record and experience in supervising junior scientists.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the research program
of the department, which is to describe and understand the origins of
individual variation in the processing and use of spoken language. The
position is available from July 2011 for one or two years and is renewable
for up to five years.

The institute provides state-of-the art research and training facilities
(including EEG, eye tracking, virtual reality labs), as well as a
conference and travel budget. The Max Planck Society is an equal
opportunity employer.

For more information about the position and to apply please contact Evelyn
Giering, email address below.

Applications should include the candidate's CV, a list of publications, a
short statement of research goals and interests, and contact details of two
referees. Applications received before April 30 will be given preferred
consideration.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: Evelyn.Gieringmpi.nl
Web Address for Applications: http://www.mpi.nl/people/jobs
Contact Information:
Evelyn Giering
Email: Evelyn.Gieringmpi.nl

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