LINGUIST List 21.588

Fri Feb 05 2010

Jobs: Individual Differences in Lang Processing: Researcher, Max Planck

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        1.    Angela Heuts, Individual Differences in Language Processing: Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Message 1: Individual Differences in Language Processing: Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Date: 05-Feb-2010
From: Angela Heuts <heutsvw.mpi.nl>
Subject: Individual Differences in Language Processing: Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands
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University or Organization: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics Job Location: Nijmegen, Netherlands Web Address: http://www.mpi.nl
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Psycholinguistics; Individual Differences in Language Processing


Description:

3 PHD POSITIONS

The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics offers three 3-yearpositions for research leading towards a PhD in the field of psycholinguistics.

The successful candidates will join the newly formed research groupIndividual Differences in Language Processing.(http://www.mpi.nl/institute/research-groups/indiv-diff-group).

One of the projects should concern individual differences in messagegeneration and sentence planning. The other projects might concern novelword learning and attention allocation in dialogue. The group uses avariety of approaches, including questionnaires, experimentation (eyetracking, EEG, use of a virtual reality lab) and computational modeling.The participants in the studies are teenagers and young adults.

Candidates must have a solid background in cognitive psychology (preferablypsycholinguistics, memory or attention) and statistics. For one of theprojects, candidates with a strong computational background may be givenpreference. All candidates should have native or near-native competence inDutch or German.

Applications should be sent to the application address below and shouldinclude a full CV, a statement of research interests, and the names of twoacademic referees.

Interviews will probably be held on March 17 and 18.

Application Deadline: 10-Mar-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Evelyn Giering (P.A. of Prof. Antje Meyer) Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics PO Box 310 NL-6500 AH, Nijmegen Netherlands Email Address for Applications: Evelyn.Gieringmpi.nl Contact Information:
Evelyn Giering Email: Evelyn.Gieringmpi.nl

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