LINGUIST List 32.2479
Mon Jul 26 2021
Jobs: Language Acquisition, Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics, Bilingualism: Post Doc, University of Cologne
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Jacopo Torregrossa <Torregrossa
Language Acquisition, Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics, Bilingualism: Post Doc, University of Cologne E-mail this message to a friend
University or Organization: University of Cologne
Department: CRC 1252 "Prominence in Language"
Job Location: Cologne, Germany
Web Address: https://sfb1252.uni-koeln.de/
Job Title: Researcher
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Bilingualism
The project C03 “Reference management in bilingual narratives” of the Collaborative Research Center “Prominence in Language” at the University of Cologne is seeking a postdoctoral researcher (please visit the following website for more information: https://sfb1252.uni-koeln.de/en/research-projects/c03-reference-management-in-bilingual-narratives
The position is available from the 01.10.2021 on a full-time basis. It is limited to the 31.12.2024. If the applicant meets the relevant wage requirements and personal qualifications, the salary is based on remuneration group 13 TV-L of the pay scale for the German public sector.
The aim of the project is to understand how school-age bilingual children process and understand written discourse in their two languages. In particular, we will focus on their eye-movement behavior while they process anaphora and discourse relations. The research of the two Principal Investigators of the project, Prof. Christiane Bongartz and Prof. Jacopo Torregrossa, mainly focuses on German-Italian and English-German bilinguals. However, the language combinations to be investigated will be decided based on the post-doctoral researcher’s language expertise.
- PhD in psycho-/neurolinguistics, language acquisition or cognitive science
- Experience in designing and conducting eye-tracking experiments
- Excellent programming skills
- Great ability to work in a team and open-mindedness towards new research topics
- Research experience at the international level
- Academic proficiency in English
- Designing, conducting and evaluating eye-tracking experiments and collaborating to the design of off-line tasks (e.g., metalinguistic awareness tasks)
- Contributing to data collection in bilingual schools
- Supporting the principal investigators and the doctoral candidate in the coordination of the project
- Presenting the results of the work in international conferences and publications
- Establishing collaborations with other projects within the Collaborative Research Center.
We offer you:
- A diverse and fair working environment
- Support in reconciling work and family life
- Extensive advanced training opportunities
- Occupational health management offers
- Local transport ticket at a discount for UoC employees.
The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities / special needs or of equal status.
Applications including a CV and a list of publications (in one pdf-file) should be sent to Prof. Dr. Christiane Bongartz (chris.bongartz
uni-koeln.de) with the reference number Wiss2107-08.
Application Deadline: 05-Sep-2021
Email Address for Applications: chris.bongartz
Prof. Dr. Jacopo Torregrossa
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