LINGUIST List 31.3828
Fri Dec 11 2020
Jobs: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Edinburgh
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Jennifer Culbertson <jennifer.culbertson
Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Edinburgh, UK E-mail this message to a friend
University or Organization: University of Edinburgh
Department: Linguistics and English Language
Job Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Web Address: https://www.ed.ac.uk/ppls/linguistics-and-english-language
Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics
This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious researcher to join an ERC-funded project “Syntax shaped by cognition: transforming theories of syntactic systems through laboratory experiments” (Principal Investigator: Dr Jennifer Culbertson). This project aims to explore and formalize the cognitive forces that shape natural language syntax.
The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Cognitive Science, Linguistics, or Psychology or related disciplines with a proven track record in computational modelling of language or related cognitive processes. Additional experience conducting behavioural experiments is desirable but not required. The post will be based in the Centre for Language Evolution at the University of Edinburgh.
This is a 3 year, full-time position (35 hours a week), and is available from February 2020, however start date is negotiable.
For more details, please see the application link provided below.
Application Deadline: 08-Jan-2021
Web Address for Applications: https://elxw.fa.em3.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/229/?utm_medium=jobshare
Dr Jennifer Culbertson
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