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Doctoral student sought for work in Experimental Pragmatics

Position and Project

This position is funded by a Chaire d’Excellence initiative awarded to Ira Noveck at the Université de Paris. It will be based at the Laboratoire de linguistique formelle. The project experimentally investigates the inferential profiles of discourse connectives (e.g. and, but, if, so, and because) through adults’ reaction times and EEG as well as through development.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate will bring experimental skills to the lab. Background showing experience with (or indications that prior experience is readily transferrable to) EEG and language processing would be especially appreciated. Preferably, the PhD candidate will have a prior degree in Experimental Psychology or a closely allied discipline.

Expected start date: 1 September 2020

Duration: 36 months (with six months renewable)

Salary: take home salary per month 1700 EUR

Hosting laboratory: Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle

PI and Supervisor:  Ira Noveck

Applicants are expected to:

  • enjoy conducting (and organizing) experiments
  • bring added value to a team
  • work well with others
  • have an interest in language, including some knowledge of issues in experimental pragmatics
  • have the capacity to communicate and to write in English
  • have pro-active organizational skills

Deadline for applications:  Open

Candidates should submit the following documents in electronic format:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • A copy of a representative publication (if applicable)
  • Two names (and their email addresses) who could be contacted for reference

All materials and inquiries should be sent to Ira Noveck.