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LINGUIST List 19.2625

Wed Aug 27 2008

Jobs: Psycholing, Lang Acq, Semantics: Post Doc, CLCG, U of Groningen

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        1.    Wyke Van der Meer, Psycholinguistics, Language Acquisition, Semantics: Post Doc, CLCG, University of Groningen


Message 1: Psycholinguistics, Language Acquisition, Semantics: Post Doc, CLCG, University of Groningen
Date: 27-Aug-2008
From: Wyke Van der Meer <w.a.van.der.meerrug.nl>
Subject: Psycholinguistics, Language Acquisition, Semantics: Post Doc, CLCG, University of Groningen
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University or Organization: CLCG, University of Groningen
Job Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.rug.nl/let/onderzoek/onderzoekinstituten/clcg/index
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Semantics


Description:

The Center for Language and Cognition Groningen, Faculty of Arts,
University of Groningen, announces the following position:

Postdoc Position (100%) in Sentence Processing (vacancy 208196)
This postdoc project investigates the processing of contrastive stress in
children between 4 and 8 years old and adults. Production of contrastive
stress is studied using elicited production tasks. Online comprehension of
contrastive stress is studied in eye-tracking experiments. For the
eye-tracking experiments, the postdoc will use our recently opened
eye-tracking lab, which is equipped with a state of the art Tobii T120
eye-tracker.

The 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.

Requirements
- A PhD in Linguistics or Psychology.
- Research experience including relevant publications in the area of
sentence processing and/or language acquisition.
- Ability to work together with other researchers.
- Attested 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 € 3678,- gross per month for a full-time
position.

Additional information about the vacancies can be obtained from

Prof. dr. Petra Hendriks, project supervisor & principal investigator of
the VICI project
Tel: +31 50 3635863
E-mail: p.hendriksrug.nl

and Mrs. Wyke van der Meer, CLCG secretariat (see contact information below).

Additional information can also be obtained through the following links:

Website VICI project: http://www.let.rug.nl/~hendriks/vici.htm
CLCG: http://www.rug.nl/let/onderzoek/onderzoekinstituten/clcg/index

Application deadline
You can apply for these vacancies before September 30, 2008 by sending your
application by regular mail or by e-mail.

Please include
- A letter of application
- Your curriculum vitae
- A list of publications
- 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 208196 on the envelope and in your letter.

Application Deadline: 30-Sep-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
University of Groningen
Personnel and Organisation Department
P.O. Box 72
Groningen 9700 AB
Netherlands
Email Address for Applications: vmprug.nl
Contact Information:
Mrs. Wyke Van der Meer
Email: w.a.van.der.meerrug.nl
Phone: +31 50 3635806

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