24.203, Jobs: English; German; Phonetics; Psycholing; Prosody; Processing: Post Doc, University of Calgary

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Subject: 24.203, Jobs: English; German; Phonetics; Psycholing; Prosody; Processing: Post Doc, University of Calgary

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Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:12:03
From: Mary O'Brien [mgobrien at ucalgary.ca]
Subject: English; German; Phonetics; Psycholinguistics; Prosody; Processing: Post Doc, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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University or Organization: University of Calgary 
Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada 
Web Address: http://arts.ucalgary.ca/lrc/
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Psycholinguistics; Prosody; Processing

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                      German (deu) 


Applications are invited for one two-year (2013–2015) postdoctoral research
fellowship at the Language Research Centre (http://arts.ucalgary.ca/lrc/) at
the University of Calgary. The scholar will have the opportunity to
collaborate on ongoing and planned studies investigating the processing of
prosodic cues in first and second language German and English. The
postdoctoral scholar will make use of the NeuroScan electroencephalography
(EEG) system housed in the Psycholinguistics Laboratory in the Language
Research Centre to determine the extent to which various prosodic cues are
processed. Applicants should have obtained a Ph.D. in psychology, linguistics
or a related field no more than three years prior to the proposed start date
(a mutually agreed upon date between July and December 2013), and can be
either Canadian or foreign citizens. The applicant is expected to have
expertise in the use of EEG systems and nativelike competence in English and

The postdoctoral scholar will participate fully in and contribute to the
intellectual life of the Centre and the Department of Germanic, Slavic and
East Asian Studies, collaborate with colleagues and graduate students in
languages, linguistics and psychology, and provide leadership in the use of
EEG technology. S/he may have the opportunity to teach one or more course in
one of these fields.

The chosen applicant will be one of 60 new postdoctoral scholars hired by the
University of Calgary in 2013
(http://www.ucalgary.ca/risingstars/researchers). With a population of over
one million, Calgary is one of Canada’s largest head office cities and enjoys
a vibrant economic climate based on energy, high-tech, financial services, and
tourism. This business environment provides a variety of opportunities for
scholars. Situated in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the city
offers excellent year-round recreational opportunities.

Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter with statement of research
experience and interests to Dr. Mary O’Brien at the application email address
below by March 18, 2013. Arrangements should also be made to have two academic
reference letters sent to the same address. This position carries an annual
salary of $50,000 Canadian. For more information please contact Dr. Mary
O’Brien at the contact email address below.

Application Deadline: 18-Mar-2013 
Email Address for Applications: lrc at ucalgary.ca 
Contact Information:
	Dr. Mary O'Brien 
	Email: mgobrien at ucalgary.ca 
	Phone: 1-403-210-8542 

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