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LINGUIST List 23.1294

Wed Mar 14 2012

Jobs: Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, University of Canterbury

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Date: 13-Mar-2012
From: Human Resources <hrarts.canterbury.ac.nz>
Subject: Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
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University or Organization: University of Canterbury
Department: College of Arts
Job Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Web Address: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics


Description:

Psychophysiology of human language and behaviour
New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain & Behaviour (NZILBB)
College of Arts, University of Canterbury
Exciting opportunity in psycholinguistics and neuroscience in New Zealand

Neurophysiological Correlates of Human Behaviour

A 2 year Post-doctoral position is available with the New Zealand Institute of
Language, Brain & Behaviour (http://www.nzilbb.canterbury.ac.nz/) at the
University of Canterbury, New Zealand. We are seeking a full-time
postdoctoral fellow to conduct research with institute members on the
neurophysiological correlates of human behavior using EEG/ERP. NZILBB
research explores human language and information processing across the
lifespan.

The fellow will have expertise in psychophysiology, particularly EEG
methods, including experimental design, data capture, processing and
analysis. We are seeking an innovative person with a background in cognitive
science or neuroscience. Experience working with very young children is
preferred but not essential. Expertise in eye tracking is an advantage.

The fellow will lead the establishment and development of a new ERP lab
based on the BioSemi system, Analyzer2 software (Brain Products) and E-
Prime 2 Professional Edition. The fellow will oversee the establishment of the
lab and work with team members to design and implement experiments,
following through to co-publication. Co-supervision of PhD students is
expected. During the tenure of the post the fellow will be provided with an
opportunity to publish papers from their PhD (if necessary), to learn
grantsmanship and to engage with members across the NZILBB.

Applications for this position should include a covering letter and CV, a
statement of prior ERP or EEG experience, research interests and research
direction, (including a statement regarding possible collaborations with
NZILBB staff) and contact information for 3 professional referees combined
into the one document and submitted online at:
http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

Up to three reprints of publications should be sent via email to accompany
your application to hrarts.canterbury.ac.nz

The closing date for this position is Tuesday 10 April 2012.

Download the full Position Description from here -
https://ucvacancies.canterbury.ac.nz/PositionDescriptions/NZILBB_PostDoc_EEG_March2012.pdf

To view all vacancies at the University of Canterbury, please go to
http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/hr/job_vacancies.shtml

Internal candidates should apply via the Careers option in Employee Self-
Service: http://ucpeople.canterbury.ac.nz

For more information about the benefits of joining the University of Canterbury
please visit us online at http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet
its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

Application Deadline: 10-Apr-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/hr/job_vacancies.shtml
Contact Information:
Human Resources
Email: hrarts.canterbury.ac.nz

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