LINGUIST List 31.949

Mon Mar 09 2020

Jobs: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc Researcher, The Arctic University of Norway

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 03-Mar-2020
From: Marit Westergaard <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc Researcher, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
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University or Organization: UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Department: Department of Language and Culture
Job Location: Tromsø, Norway
Web Address:
Job Title: 4 postdoc positions in Multilingualism

Job Rank: Post Doc; Postdoc / Researcher

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Bi- and multilingualism


Four Postdoctoral/Researcher positions in Multilingualism are available in the Department of Language and Culture at UiT - The Arctic University of Norway. The positions are affiliated with the AcqVA Aurora Centre (Language Acquisition, Variation & Attrition): The Dynamic Nature of Languages in the Mind.

The appointments are fixed term positions for a period of three and a half years.

Each of the four advertised positions will be linked to one of the four themes of AcqVA Aurora.

Theme 1: Multilingual Minds and Factors Affecting Multilingual Outcomes (PIs: Yulia Rodina, Fatih Bayram, Cécile de Cat)
Theme 2: Multilingual Minds and Cross-linguistic Influence (PIs: Merete Anderssen, Natalia Mitrofanova, Ludovica Serratrice)
Theme 3: Multilingual Minds and Closely Related Varieties (PIs: Terje Lohndal, Øystein Vangsnes, Elma Blom)
Theme 4: Multilingual Minds and Neuroanatomical Adaptations (PIs: Jason Rothman, Jubin Abutalebi)

Applicants may apply for more than one of the postdoc/researcher positions. For further information about the positions and the AcqVA Aurora Centre, please consult the website and/or contact one of the PIs of each theme via E-mail:

Theme 1: Associate Professor Yulia Rodina,
Theme 2: Professor Merete Anderssen,
Theme 3: Professor Øystein A. Vangsnes,
Theme 4: Professor Jason Rothman,

The application must include:

- Letter of application
- Contextualizing statement/proposal (max 2 pages), detailing how the candidate will fit into the research done in AcqVA Aurora.
- Contextualizing statement/proposal, detailing how the candidate plans to contribute to the research in the particular theme (1-2 pages) – one for each position applied for.
- CV (containing a complete overview of education, supervised professional training and professional work).
- Diplomas and references (scanned copies of degree and a list of three to four references who can be contacted, inclusive of contact information).
- Three samples of published work or other professional writings.

Candidates applying for more than one postdoc/researcher position must indicate this clearly in the application and include one contextualizing statement/proposal for each job.

Documentation has to be in English. Applications should be submitted electronically through Jobbnorge.

Application Deadline: 08-Apr-2020

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Marit Westergaard

Page Updated: 09-Mar-2020