LINGUIST List 29.798

Mon Feb 19 2018

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

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Date: 19-Feb-2018
From: Daniel Holloway <>
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


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.


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:

- 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

- Experience with eye-tracking

Application Deadline: 30-Mar-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof Aditi Lahiri

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