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LINGUIST List 23.2736

Thu Jun 14 2012

Jobs: Cognitive Sci; Pragmatics: PhD position, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <svetlanalinguistlist.org>

Date: 14-Jun-2012
From: Mikhail Kissine <mkissineulb.ac.be>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Pragmatics: PhD position, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
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University or Organization: Université Libre de Bruxelles
Job Location: Brussels, Belgium
Job Rank: PhD position

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Pragmatics


Description:

One PhD position is available within a joint project on pragmatics and social
cognition, coordinated by Olivier Klein and Mikhail Kissine (pending final
approval). The project will start on October 1st 2012 and end in September
2016. The successful candidate is expected to develop and conduct
experimental studies on the mechanisms of gullibility and epistemic vigilance
in verbal communication. Net monthly salary starts around 1600 €.

Requisites:
- Master degree in psychology or linguistics (or related areas), awarded at the
latest by the onset of the contract.
- Previous experience in designing, conducting and analyzing experimental
studies.

Additional points:
- excellent mastery of French and English;
- training in social cognition, psycholinguistics and/or experimental
pragmatics;
- good mastery of experimental software (E-Prime, Medialab…) and mastery
of data analysis techniques;
- interest in philosophy of language and mind.

How to apply:
Applications (.pdf format) should be sent exclusively by email to project co-
ordinators (mkissineulb.ac.be and okleinulb.ac.be) by July 10, 2012.
Please include:

- A Curriculum Vitae preferably with a detailed transcript of the courses
followed and of the results obtained;
- The name and email address of two referees;
- A sample of academic writing (e.g., master thesis, essay, scientific
paper…);
- A cover letter.

Application Deadline: 10-Jul-2012

Email Address for Applications: mkissineulb.ac.be
Contact Information:
Mikhail Kissine
Email: mkissineulb.ac.be

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