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LINGUIST List 24.2551

Mon Jun 24 2013

Jobs: Lang Acq; Cog Sci; Neuroling: Post Doc, Nanyang Technological University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 23-Jun-2013
From: School of Humanities and Social Sciences <VD-HSS-RESntu.edu.sg>
Subject: Language Acquisition; Cognitive Science; Neurolinguistics: Post Doc, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
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University or Organization: Nanyang Technological University
Department: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Web Address: http://www.ntu.edu.sg
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics


Description:

Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Applications are now open! Closing Date: 31st July 2013. 

As a young and dynamic institution, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological University is pleased to announce that seven Postdoctoral Fellowships are to be awarded in July/August 2013. One of these fellowships are to be hosted by the school level research clusters including:

New Frontiers in Neuroscience

Cognitive Neuroscience:
The candidate should preferably have expertise in cognitive neuroscience, with the specifications on one or more of the following areas:
- Language and culture (e.g., multilingualism development in infancy)
- Vision and memory
- Aging
- Spatial (or navigation) perception and learning
- Learning
- Speech and language disorders

For more information about HSS research clusters and CCLC, please visit http://www.hss.ntu.edu.sg/Research/Clusters/Pages/ResearchClusters.aspx

Eligibility:
- Outstanding and promising candidates who have received his/her PhD in the humanities and social sciences from a reputable University
- Candidates’ research interests should lie within the broad themes of the chosen clusters

The successful candidates are expected to undertake cutting edge research in one of the chosen fields either jointly with the NTU counterparts or independently, as well as to assist research clusters’ research activities such as organizing workshops. Subject to mutual agreement, postdoctoral fellows may undertake some light teaching, no more than one course per academic year, in a relevant disciplinary department at HSS.

Duration: One year (renewable for up to another year, subject to funding availability and performance appraisal).

Salary: Competitive remuneration plus research expense support.

Application Procedure:
Interested candidates are invited to send a complete Curriculum Vita including a cover letter and the attached official application form found at the application URL below.

At least three reference letters, on official letterhead and signed by the referees, are to be sent directly by the referees to VD-HSS-RESntu.edu.sg .Please maill your application documents electronically to the application email. The application closing date is July 31, 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application Deadline: 31-Jul-2013

Email Address for Applications: VD-HSS-RESntu.edu.sg
Web Address for Applications: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/CurrentOpenings/ResearchOpenings/HSS/Documents/HSS%20PDF%202013%20-%20Application%20Form.pdf
Contact Information:
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Email: VD-HSS-RESntu.edu.sg

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