24.4747, Jobs: Cog Sci; Comp Ling; Phonetics: Post Doc, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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Subject: 24.4747, Jobs: Cog Sci; Comp Ling; Phonetics: Post Doc, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:40:15
From: Bart de Boer [bart at ai.vub.ac.be]
Subject: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics: Post Doc, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

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University or Organization: Vrije Universiteit Brussel 
Department: AI-lab
Job Location: Brussels, Belgium 
Web Address: https://ai.vub.ac.be/research/projects/abacus
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Evolution of Language


Description:

Postdoc positions on the evolution of speech and language are available for the ERC-project "Advancing Behavioral and Cognitive Understanding of Speech" at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium. We are looking for postdocs who have recently obtained or who will soon obtain their PhD, and who have experience in experimental investigation or computer modeling of the evolution of speech.

The work will consist of either:
- Experimental investigation of (cultural) evolution of speech using experimental iterated learning, social coordination or other experimental semiotics paradigms; or 
- Building computational models of the acquisition and evolution of combinatorial speech. 

The aim of the projects is to advance our understanding of how modern humans' ability to deal with complex speech has evolved and whether there are any language-specific cognitive adaptations involved.

The positions are for two years, while an extension to three years is possible (also depending on the starting date). Pay and social benefits will be in accordance with Belgian academic standards. The envisaged starting date is before June 2014.

More information on the projects, their context and on how to apply can be found at the department URL above.


Application Deadline: 19-Jan-2014 
	  
Email Address for Applications: bart at ai.vub.ac.be 
Contact Information:
	Bart de Boer 
	Email: bart at ai.vub.ac.be 





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