Postdoctoral position available

Elena Lieven lieven at EVA.MPG.DE
Fri Jan 21 15:24:53 UTC 2000


The Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology of the Max
Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology has a postdoctoral
position available for 2 years from Summer-Fall, 2000.  The position
will be at the Institute's Child Study Laboratory for the acquisition of
English, located at the Department of Psychology, Manchester University,
Manchester, England.

The succesful candidate will be expected to contribute to a working
group investigating various aspects of first language acquisition from a
cross-linguistic and psycholinguistic perspective.  The group is headed
by Michael Tomasello and Elena Lieven.  Ongoing research is conducted
both through experiments and the analysis of rich databases and focuses
on the cognitive and pragmatic bases of language; the development of
syntactic constructions; and the roles of frequency and entrenchment in
that development.

Requirements for the position: (a) PhD by the starting date; and (b)
research experience in first language acquisition and/or
cognitive/functional linguistics.   Salary competitive.

Interested candidates should send a CV, reprints, and the names of 3
references to Dr. Elena Lieven; Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary
Anthropology; Inselstrasse 22-26; D-04103 Leipzig, Germany.  E-mail
applications (and requests for information) may be sent to
lieven at  Applications will be reviewed beginning February
21st, 2000, with a decision soon after that.
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