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Post-doctoral position in Cognitive Control and Language Learning

Post-doctoral position in Cognitive Control and Language Learning

20.03.2017
Applications are invited for a full-time post-doctoral research position in the Speech Acquisition and Perception Group (SAP), led by Nuria Sebastian Galles, at Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). The position is covered by a European Research Council Advanced Grant on Mechanisms of Cognitive Control and Language Learning (project number 323961) https://www.upf.edu/web/undercontrol.
 
Post-doctoral position in Cognitive Control and Language Learning: Applications are invited for a full-time post-doctoral research position in the Speech Acquisition and Perception Group (SAP), led by Nuria Sebastian Galles, at Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). The position is covered by a European Research Council Advanced Grant on Mechanisms of Cognitive Control and Language Learning (project number 323961) https://www.upf.edu/web/undercontrol.
 
Project
 
The project explores the interaction between the establishment of the phonological system and the learning of the first words in the first two years of life. The project focuses in the consequences (commonalities and differences) of exposure to a bilingual environment to such interaction.
 
Candidate requirements
 
We are looking for a person with solid experience leading research on Infant Cognitive or Language Research. Involvement in some organizational and management aspects is expected. The candidate must (1) have solid demonstrable experience (i.e., publications) in the field of Developmental Science, (2) strong background in either cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, infancy behavioural procedures and/or electrophysiological techniques (EEG/ERPs), or in computational methods and (3) scientific motivation about early mechanisms of cognitive and language development.
 
Conditions
 
We offer onsite laboratory facilities (http://cbclab.upf.edu) and a highly interdisciplinary and active research environment at the Center for Brain and Cognition (with four ongoing ERC grants). The position will be funded for one year and may be renewable for two years. Starting date: September 2017
Gross Salary: up to 33,000 Eur/Year
 
How to apply
 
Applications should include: - a C.V. including a list of publications - the names of two referees who would willing to write letters of recommendation - a short cover letter describing research interests Information about the research group: www.sap.upf.edu and about the research center: http://cbc.upf.edu/ For informal enquiries about the position and applications, please contact u.control@upf.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is
filled. Please, mention that you are applying to the POSTDOCTORAL position in the email subject.
 

For further information and details, please go to: https://www.upf.edu/es/web/etic/post-doctoral-position-in-cognitive-control-and-language-learning

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