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Level: PhD
Duty: Research,Project Work
Linguistic Field: Phonetics
Language Acquisition Second Language Acquisition (SLA), Automatic Language Processing
Application Deadline: 19-Jun-2014
Supporting Institution: Universiy Sorbonne Paris Cité
Institute of Psychology, Paris Descartes University; Laboratory of Phonetics and Phonology, Sorbonne Nouvelle University
LL Issue: 25.2552
Posted: 13-Jun-2014
Support Description: Institute of Psychology, Paris Descartes University & Laboratory of Phonetics and Phonology, Sorbonne Nouvelle University, France (, seeks an applicant for a doctoral Fellowship (3-year PhD position in Neuropsycholinguistics at Sorbonne Paris Cité University).
The position would be available from October 1, 2014, but later start dates are possible.

Candidates should be interested in studying Second Language Acquisition (SLA), Automatic Language Processing, and EEG. The interdisciplinary approach will be conducted in two research groups of the Sorbonne Paris Cité , involving psychologists, phoneticians, and neuroscientists, and will take an interdisciplinary approach.

Successful candidates
- must hold a graduate or postgraduate (Master's) degree, preferably in Psychology, Instrumental Phonetics, Neuropsycholinguistics, and/or Computer Sciences.;
- should be interested in using behavioral, computational, and/or neuroscience methods to study the neurocognitive basis of SLA.

How to apply:
Applications should be sent as a single PDF file, with your name as the file name, and they should consist of the following documents:
- a cover letter describing your research interests;
- a curriculum vitae (CV);
- the name and address of one referee.
All applications should be send to
Frédéric Isel at frederic.isel Linguist List
Paris Descartes University, Institute of Psychology
Martine Adda-Decker at martine.adda-decker Linguist List

The Sorbonne Paris Cité University provides an international research environment, and offers an excellent infrastructure, including support staff and equipment for conducting experiments (e.g. behavioral laboratory, EEG, EGG, ultrasound, speech signal analysis). English is possible as a working language.
Application Mailing Address: Dr. frédric isel Université Paris Descartes - Centre Henri Piéron UFR Institut de Psychologie 71, avenue Edouard Vaillant 92774 Boulogne-Billancourt Cedex Boulogne ( Paris) 92774 France
Contact Information: Dr. frederic isel