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LINGUIST List 23.4888

Fri Nov 23 2012

Jobs: Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, University of Alberta, Edmonton

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 23-Nov-2012
From: Benjamin Tucker <bvtuckerualberta.ca>
Subject: Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Alberta
Job Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.ualberta.ca/
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics


Applications are invited for a full-time postdoctoral position in the
Department of Linguistics at the University of Alberta
(http://www.linguistics.ualberta.ca/), tenable for two years. The
postdoctoral scholar will work with Drs. Juhani Järvikivi and Benjamin V.
Tucker on projects relating to the processing of spoken language in the Centre
for Comparative Psycholinguistics (http://ccp.artsrn.ualberta.ca/). Primary
responsibilities include active engagement in the research community,
laboratory management, conducting research projects, preparing findings for
publication and oral presentation, and working with graduate and undergraduate

The applicant should demonstrate experience in experimental design, basic
statistics and acoustic analysis. Experience with eye-tracking, ERP, Praat, R
statistical language, and advanced statistics (or some subset of these) is
desirable. An ideal applicant will have experience in experimental phonetics
and psycholinguistics. Citizenship: Open. English language proficiency is

A PhD in Linguistics or a related field is required. The stipend for this
position will be commensurate with experience of the candidate and will follow
University of Alberta policies. Application review will begin on December 10,
2012 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start
date is flexible, beginning as early as possible, but no later than April 1,

Applications should include a CV, a brief statement of interest, and one
representative publication. Applications should be sent via e-mail to Dr.
Benjamin V. Tucker with the subject “Psycholinguistics Postdoc”. Please also
arrange to have three reference letters sent by e-mail to Dr. Tucker.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the
principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage
applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with
disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

Application Deadline:

Email Address for Applications: bvtuckerualberta.ca
Contact Information:
Dr. Benjamin Tucker
Email: bvtuckerualberta.ca
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