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LINGUIST List 18.1364

Mon May 07 2007

Jobs: Dutch & Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Groningen

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        1.    Wyke van der Meer, Dutch & Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Groningen, The Netherlands


Message 1: Dutch & Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Date: 07-May-2007
From: Wyke van der Meer <w.a.van.der.meerrug.nl>
Subject: Dutch & Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Groningen, The Netherlands


University or Organization: University of Groningen
Department: Center for Language and Cognition, Faculty of Arts
Web Address: http://www.rug.nl/let/onderzoek/onderzoekinstituten/clcg/index

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)

Description:
This Post Doc position is part of the VICI project "Asymmetries in
Grammar," funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research
(NWO). The VICI project investigates asymmetries in language acquisition
between correct production and correct comprehension. The project is
multidisciplinary in nature, combining theoretical analysis with empirical
research in language acquisition, sentence processing and language
pathology. This Post Doc project investigates the production and
comprehension of anaphoric subjects in normally developing children. The
Post Doc will study the relation between the form of the referring
expression and the topic structure of the discourse context.

Requirements:
- A PhD in Linguistics, Psychology, or a related field.
- Research experience including relevant publications in the area of
language acquisition.
- Ability to work together with other researchers.
- Strong supervision skills.
- Knowledge of Dutch.

Conditions of Employment:
Employment basis: Temporary for specified period.
Duration of the contract: Three years, starting as soon as possible.
Maximum hours per week: 38
The University of Groningen offers a salary dependent on qualifications and
work experience up to a maximum of EUR 3597,- gross per month for a
full-time position.

The Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG) is a research
institute within the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen. It
embraces all the linguistic research in the faculty. A considerable number
of the researchers participate in the Graduate School for Behavioral and
Cognitive Neurosciences (BCN), and in the Landelijke Onderzoekschool
Taalwetenschap (LOT). Within the CLCG there are six research groups:
Syntax/Semantics, Discourse and Communication, Language Variation and
Change, Computational Linguistics, Neurolinguistics, and Language and
Literacy Development over the Life Span.

Please include with your application sent by mail to the address listed below:
- A letter of application
- Your curriculum vitae
- A list of publications (if applicable)
- The names and e-mail addresses of two referees
- A short statement (no more than 1,000 words) about your motivation to
apply for this project
- Please identify the vacancy number 207095 on the envelope and in your letter


Additional information can be obtained through the following link:
Website VICI project: http://www.let.rug.nl/~hendriks/vici.htm

Application Deadline: 01-Jun-2007

University of Groningen
Personnel and Organisation Department
P.O Box 72
Groningen 9700 AB
Netherlands

Email Address for Applications: vmprug.nl

Contact Information:
Dr. Petra Hendriks, Project Supervisor
Email: p.hendriksrug.nl
Phone: +31 50 3635863

Mrs. Wyke van der Meer, CLCG secretariat
Tel: +31 50 3635806
E-mail: w.a.van.der.meerrug.nl


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