LINGUIST List 21.2106

Wed May 05 2010

Jobs: Bilingualism; Cog Neuroscience: Post Doc, Pennsylvania State U

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        1.    Judith Kroll, Bilingualism; Cognitive Neuroscience; Cognitive Psychology: Post Doc, Pennsylvania State University, USA

Message 1: Bilingualism; Cognitive Neuroscience; Cognitive Psychology: Post Doc, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Date: 04-May-2010
From: Judith Kroll <jfk7psu.edu>
Subject: Bilingualism; Cognitive Neuroscience; Cognitive Psychology: Post Doc, Pennsylvania State University, USA
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University or Organization: Pennsylvania State University Department: Center for Language Science Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA Web Address: http://www.cls.psu.edu
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Psycholinguistics; Research on Bilingualism


Description:

Postdoctoral PositionCenter for Language Science
Penn State University

The Center for Language Science at Pennsylvania State University invitesapplications for an anticipated postdoctoral position associated with a newNSF training program, Partnerships for International Research and Education(PIRE): Bilingualism, mind, and brain: An interdisciplinary program incognitive psychology, linguistics, and cognitive neuroscience. The programseeks to provide training in research on bilingualism that will include aninternational perspective and that will take advantage of opportunities forcollaborative research conducted with one of our international partnersites in the UK (Bangor, Wales), Germany (Leipzig), Spain (Granada andBarcelona), The Netherlands (Nijmegen), and China (Hong Kong and Beijing)and in conjunction with our two domestic partner sites at Haskins Labs andthe VL2 Science of Learning Center at Gallaudet University. The successfulcandidate will benefit from a highly interactive group of faculty whoseinterests include bilingual language processing, second languageacquisition in children and adults, and language contact. Applicants withexperience and interests in these topics and with an interest in extendingtheir expertise within experimental psycholinguistics, cognitiveneuroscience, or linguistic field research are particularly welcome toapply. The time that a candidate will spend abroad will be determined bythe nature of their research project and by ongoing collaborativearrangements between Penn State and the partner sites.

Questions about faculty research interests may be directed to relevant coretraining faculty: Psychology: Judith Kroll, Ping Li, Janet van Hell, andDan Weiss; Spanish: Giuli Dussias, Chip Gerfen, and John Lipski; German:Richard Page and Carrie Jackson. Administrative questions can be directedto Director of the Center for Language Science, Judith Kroll: jfk7gmail.com. For fullest consideration, all materials should bereceived by June 15, 2010, however we will consider applications until theposition is filled. The appointment date is August 15, 2010. We encourageapplications from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Penn State iscommitted to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of itsworkforce.

Application Deadline: 15-Jun-2010 Email Address for Applications: pirepostdocgmail.com Contact Information:
Professor Judith Kroll Email: jfk7psu.edu Phone: 814-863-0126 Fax: 814-863-7002

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