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Job Announcement: Johns Hopkins University

Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Syntax: Researcher, Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, USA


Employer: Johns Hopkins University

http://mind.cog.jhu.edu/~lpad/
Job Location: Maryland, USA
Title: Post-bac research position in psycholinguistics and language development
Rank: Researcher
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Syntax
Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 24.476
Date Submitted: 24-Jan-2013
Job Description: Post-bac research position in psycholinguistics and language development
Language Processing and Development Lab (Director: Dr. Akira Omaki), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


Language Processing and Development Lab (http://mind.cog.jhu.edu/~lpad/) at Cognitive Science Department at Johns Hopkins University (http://cogsci.jhu.edu/) is looking to fill a full-time post-baccalaureate research assistant position. Starting date for the position is July 1, 2013. This person will be involved in all aspects of the design, material preparation, testing and data analysis in studies of language comprehension and learning in adults and children, using behavioral and eye-tracking measures. The person will also be responsible for general management of the lab. The ability to interact with lab members, participants, parents who visit the lab will be highly valued. An ideal candidate would be an individual with a BA degree who is interested in gaining research experience as preparation for a research career in cognitive science. Applicants should have completed a BA or BS degree by the time of hire. Background in an area related to the position (e.g., linguistics, psychology, cognitive science) is required, and relevant research experience in linguistics, psycholinguistics, or language acquisition research is preferred.

For more information about this exciting opportunity, visit http://jobs.jhu.edu/ to use the Find Your New Job feature to review the complete job description and the Career Cart feature to apply for position # 54899. The application deadline is March 29, 2013. The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: 29-Mar-2013
Application URL: http://jobs.jhu.edu/
Contact Information: Akira  Omaki
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