LINGUIST List 29.798

Mon Feb 19 2018

Jobs: Psycholinguistics; Morphology; Neurolinguistics: Post Doc, University of Oxford

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>


Date: 19-Feb-2018
From: Daniel Holloway <administratorling-phil.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: Psycholinguistics; Morphology; Neurolinguistics: Post Doc, University of Oxford, UK
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University or Organization: University of Oxford
Department: Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics
Job Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Psycholinguistics

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics; Morphology, Neurolinguistics


Description:

The overall role of the post is to be responsible for the experimental approaches to morpho-phonological representation and processing, focusing on neurolinguistic and psycholinguistic experimental research on the comprehension of words and phrases.

Responsibilities/duties:

To work alongside with the PI and the other postdoctoral fellows within the FUL framework on:
- Experimental approach to investigating morpho-phonological representations in the mental lexicon;
- Writing of research papers for internationally refereed journals and presenting results at national and international conferences;
- Contributing to the intellectual life of the research group and the collaboration, including participating in video and teleconference meetings as required, and travelling for national and international collaboration when required;
- Contribute to the writing of reports required for extant grants and contracts, including milestone reports, and final reports before the end of the contract;
- Involvement in key decisions on research directions, methodologies and research responsibilities;
- Instruction and day-to-day supervision of graduate students and others working on the project, as required; assisting with other reasonable practical and administrative duties as required.

Selection criteria:

Essential:
- The applicant should have background in Linguistics and must be willing to work in a linguistically oriented environment;
- A good first degree in either Linguistics or Psychology or a related subject (with a focus on language);
- A doctoral degree in either Linguistics or Psychology (with a focus on language);
- Should be fluent in English, spoken and written;
- Should demonstrate an excellent background in neurolinguistics research, particularly in EEG;
- Should be able to carry out EEG acquisition and analysis of EEG data independently;
- Should have a very strong statistical background;
- At least one recent publication in an internationally reputable journal;
- Experience in presenting research findings at international conferences
- Be able to demonstrate both self-motivation and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team

Desirable:
- Experience with eye-tracking

Application Deadline: 30-Mar-2018

Web Address for Applications: http://bit.ly/2sHn8uV
Contact Information:
Prof Aditi Lahiri
Email: aditi.lahiriling-phil.ox.ac.uk

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