LINGUIST List 26.3253

Fri Jul 10 2015

Support: General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics / Netherlands

Editor for this issue: Erin Arnold <>

Date: 10-Jul-2015
From: Carolin Lorenz <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics, PhD, Radboud University, Netherlands
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Department: Language in Interaction Consortium
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Radboud University

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics


Job posting: 5 PhD Positions in the Dutch Research Consortium 'Language in Interaction'

We are looking for highly motivated PhD candidates to enrich a unique consortium of researchers that aims to unravel the neurocognitive mechanisms of language at multiple levels. The goal is to understand both the universality and the variability of the human language faculty from genes to behaviour.

The Netherlands has an outstanding track record in the language sciences. This research consortium sponsored by a large grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific research (NWO) brings together many of the excellent research groups in the Netherlands with a research programme on the foundations of language. The research team consists of 43 Principal Investigators. In addition to the excellence in the domain of language and related relevant fields of cognition, our consortium provides state-of-the-art research facilities and a research team with ample experience in the complex research methods that will be invoked to address the scientific questions at the highest level of methodological sophistication. These include methods from genetics, neuroimaging, computational modelling, and patient-related research. This consortium realizes both quality and critical mass for studying human language at a scale not easily found anywhere else.

Currently, the consortium advertises five PhD positions for a period of 4 years. These positions provide the opportunity for conducting world-class research as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

Maximum salary: €2,717 gross/month

Applications Deadline: 04-Oct-2015

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Carolin Lorenz

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