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LINGUIST List 25.2218

Tue May 20 2014

Jobs: Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Research Assistant, Penn State University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-May-2014
From: Paola Dussias <pdussiaspsu.edu>
Subject: Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Research Assistant, Penn State University, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: Penn State University
Department: Center for Language Science
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address: http://cls.psu.edu/
Job Title: Research Assistant

Job Rank: Research Assistant

Specialty Areas: Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics


Description:

The Center for Language Science at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full-time research assistant position beginning in Fall 2014 with possibility of renewal. The Center for Language Science includes a highly interactive group of faculty and students whose interests include bilingualism, language processing, language acquisition in children and adults, language contact, dialectology and the linguistics of bilingualism.

The job includes preparing materials for experimentation for behavioral studies, eye-tracking and electrophysiological studies; programming experiments and testing research participants using each of these methods; and performing statistical analyses using a range of software applications. The individual will also be responsible for organizing the laboratory schedule, recruiting research participants, developing appropriate databases, and managing the laboratory operation, including oversight of equipment maintenance and website updates.

A master’s degree in Psychology or related field plus one year of related experience are required. Knowledge of Chinese, E-prime, SPSS, and Matlab highly desirable. Applications from individuals with prior experience using eyetracking and/or electrophysiological methods will be given priority. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes benefits.

Please electronically submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae at the application website below (search for Job Number 51356). Please send the names of two references to Sharon Elder at the application email address below.

For more information about the Center for Language Science, please consult the department URL above. Questions about the position can be sent to Giuli Dussias (contact email address below).

We will begin to review applications on May 23, 2014.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: sle9psu.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://psu.jobs/Search/Opportunities.html
Contact Information:
Professor Paola Dussias
Email: pdussiaspsu.edu

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