18.1552, Jobs: Neuroling & Psycholing: PhD Research Assistantships, U of Potsdam

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Subject: 18.1552, Jobs: Neuroling & Psycholing: PhD Research Assistantships, U of Potsdam

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Date: 21-May-2007
From: Frank Burchert < burchert at ling.uni-potsdam.de >
Subject: Neurolinguistics & Psycholinguistics: PhD Research Assistantships, University of Potsdam, Germany

 

	
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Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 10:14:19
From: Frank Burchert < burchert at ling.uni-potsdam.de >
Subject: Neurolinguistics & Psycholinguistics: PhD Research Assistantships, University of Potsdam, Germany 
 

University or Organization: University of Potsdam, Germany 
Department: Patholinguistics Division
Web Address: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/patho/

Specialty Areas: Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Language Processing,
Functional Neuroimaging

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Patholinguistics Division at the Institute of Linguistics at Potsdam
University, Germany, announces the launching of a PhD Program in Clinical
Linguistics starting in July, 2007.

This is a three-year program offering course work aimed at broadening the
scope of the candidates to the four areas covered by the school: neuro- and
psycholinguistics, language processing and functional neuroimaging,
specialisation seminars and individual tutoring of dissertation research.
The language of instruction is English.

Faculty connected with the Graduate School include:
-  Prof. Dr. med. H.C. Stefan Bamborschke, UP and Brandenburger Klinik
Wandlitz, Neurology and Neurological Rehabilitation
-  PD Dr. Frank Burchert, Acquired Impairments of Morphosyntax
-  Prof. Dr. Ria De Bleser, Patholinguistics/Cognitive Neurolinguistics
-  Prof. Dr. Barbara Hoehle, Psycholinguistics/Language Development
-  Prof. Dr. Reinhold Kliegl, Cognitive Psychology
-  JP Dr. Jörg Mayer, Experimental Phonology
-  Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schwarz, Faculty Professur Research Methods in Human
Sciences
-  JP Dr. Shravan Vasishth, Empirical Methods in Syntax Research
-  JP Dr. Isabell Wartenburger,  Neurocognition of Language
-  Professor for Psycho- and Neurolinguistics/Language Processing NN
-  JP Developmental Language Impairments NN

Applicants should have completed their undergraduate training and be able
to present evidence of adequate knowledge in at least one of the four main
research areas of the school. Applications should contain a statement of
purpose, a curriculum vitae, samples of any previous work, course and grade
lists (transcripts), references and, where applicable, evidence of adequate
command of the English language. 

Financial Aid:
Candidates that are admitted may expect to have the university fees waived.
In addition, we expect to be able to offer a minimum of 4 research
assistantships for three years. These assistantships provide sufficient
financial support (EUR 1000/month) to cover the basic living expenses.

Location:
Potsdam is located to the south and east of Berlin, the capital of Germany.
The distance between the two cities is about 40 km. They are linked by
train connection. 

Institutional Links:
The patholinguistics division at the University of Potsdam cooperates with
the Berlin Neuroimageing Center at the Humboldt University and with the Max
Planck Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience in Leipzig. The Division has
its own therapy centers in Potsdam and Berlin.

Technological Facilities:
A wide range of technological facilities is available: PCs, eye-tracking
machines, ERP-lab and other facilities for experimental language behaviour
research.


Application Deadline: 15-Jun-2007 

Mailing Address for Applications:
	PD Dr. Frank Burchert 
	Institute of Linguistics 
	Division of Patholinguistics 
	Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24/25 
	Golm D-14476 
	Germany  
 
Contact Information:
	PD Dr. Frank Burchert, PhD Prog Coordinator 
	Email: burchert at ling.uni-potsdam.de 
	Phone: +49-331-9772347 
	Fax: +49-331-9772095






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