LINGUIST List 21.43

Tue Jan 05 2010

Jobs: Cog Science, General Ling, Psycholing: PhD, Max Planck Institute

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        1.    Rachel Sheer, Cognitive Science, General Linguistics, Psycholinguistics: PhD, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Gelderland, Netherlands: PhD, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Gelderland, Netherlands

Message 1: Cognitive Science, General Linguistics, Psycholinguistics: PhD, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Gelderland, Netherlands: PhD, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Gelderland, Netherlands
Date: 05-Jan-2010
From: Rachel Sheer <rachel.sheermpi.nl>
Subject: Cognitive Science, General Linguistics, Psycholinguistics: PhD, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Gelderland, Netherlands: PhD, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Gelderland, Netherlands
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University or Organization: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics Department: IMPRS for Language Sciences Job Location: Nijmegen, Netherlands Web Address: http://www.mpi.nl/education/imprs-for-language-sciences
Job Rank: PhD

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Psycholinguistics


Description:

Call for Applications: 2010 International Max Planck Research School forLanguage Sciences PhD Fellowships

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Language Sciencesis a joint initiative of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics andtwo research institutes based at the Radboud University Nijmegen, theDonders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour and the Centre forLanguage Studies.

The research school offers an unrivalled training and research environmentin the language sciences, allowing interdisciplinary work of the higheststandard.

The IMPRS for Language Sciences is now advertising three doctoral studentfellowships in any field contributing to the science of language, forexample, cognitive neuroscience of language, psycholinguistics orlinguistics. The fellowships are, in the normal case, 3 years in length.Students will receive a monthly salary sufficient to cover living costs inNijmegen, The Netherlands.

Applicants must have a Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant field,for example, linguistics, psychology, computer science or artificialintelligence. The working language of the school is English.

Applications must consist of:

- Curriculum vitae.

- A statement of interest (no more than 250 words) briefly detailingbackground, research aspirations, proposed area of research and reasons forspecial interest in the IMPRS for Language Sciences. Candidates should alsoindicate which of the partner institutes and associated groups/projectsthey believe is the best fit for their research interests.

- Names and email contact details of two referees.

- Proof of English-language proficiency if not a native English speaker(see http://www.ru.nl/students/masters_student/admission/language forguidelines).

Please do not submit more than the requested information. Short-listedapplicants will take part in an interview process, to be held in March 2010.

Applications must be received by 5 February 2010.

For more information about the IMPRS for Language Sciences and its partnerinstitutes, visit the research school's website athttp://www.mpi.nl/education/imprs-for-language-sciences.

Application Deadline: 05-Feb-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Rachel Sheer International Max Planck Research School for Language Sciences PO Box 310 Nijmegen, Gelderland 6500AH Netherlands Email Address for Applications: imprsmpi.nl Contact Information:
Rachel Sheer Email: imprsmpi.nl

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