LINGUIST List 27.3069

Tue Jul 26 2016

Jobs: Multilingualism; Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Multilingual Aphasia, University of Oslo

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Date: 17-Jul-2016
From: Elizabeth Lanza <elizabeth.lanzailn.uio.no>
Subject: Multilingualism; Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Multilingual Aphasia, University of Oslo, Norway
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University or Organization: University of Oslo
Department: MultiLing Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan
Job Location: Oslo, Norway
Web Address: http://www.hf.uio.no/multiling/english/
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Multilingual Aphasia

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Multilingualism


Description:

One Postdoctoral Research Fellowship and one Doctoral Research Fellowship are available at the Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo, starting November 2016, for three years. The fellowships are funded by the University of Oslo’s investment in developing world-leading research communities and are part of one of MultiLing’s new research projects, “Language and Communication in Multilingual Speakers with Aphasia in Norway” (MultiLing Aphasia).

MultiLing is a Center of Excellence funded by the Research Council of Norway and opened on June 1, 2013. It aims to generate scientific knowledge on multilingualism across the lifespan, related to three themes: Individual multilingual competence, multilingual language practices, and management of multilingualism in society (for more information, see http://www.hf.uio.no/multiling/). The above-mentioned research project is part of MultiLing’s research theme “Multilingual Competence”.

MultiLing seeks strongly motivated, competent and internationally oriented candidates, with high-ranking academic qualifications in the relevant area of research to work on the new project. The project aims to study how converging and contrastive linguistic structures contribute to (1) the observed impairments in multilingual speakers with aphasia, and (2) cross-language effects following aphasia treatment. The project further aims to explore (3) the advantages and disadvantages of administering therapy in one language versus implementing the use of multiple languages when treating multilingual individuals with aphasia, and (4) what assessment measures can be used across languages to determine degree of impairment and recovery of language and communication in multilingual individuals with aphasia.

For postdoctoral fellowships, the doctoral dissertation must have been submitted for evaluation within the application deadline in order for the application to be considered for the fellowship.

More information about the position can be found on this website:
http://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1646265/99933?iso=no

Application Deadline: 01-Sep-2016

Web Address for Applications: https://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1646265/99933?iso=no
Contact Information:
Professor Elizabeth Lanza
Email: elizabeth.lanzailn.uio.no

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