29.2754, Jobs: Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Macquarie University

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Subject: 29.2754, Jobs: Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Macquarie University

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Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:24:21
From: Isabel O'Keeffe [isabel.okeeffe at mq.edu.au]
Subject: Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, Macquarie University, Australia

 
University or Organization: Macquarie University 
Department: Child Language Lab
Job Location: Sydney, Australia 
Web Address: http://ling.mq.edu.au/cll
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics 


Description:

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Child Language
Lab at Macquarie University (Sydney). The Lab is located in the Australian
Hearing Hub with state-of the art EEG, MEG, infant speech perception,
eye-tracking, and language production research facilities. The group has
extensive collaborative links with Audiology, Speech Pathology, Centre of
Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD), and the National Acoustic
Laboratories (NAL), providing a dynamic, collaborative research environment.

Project:
This position is funded as part of a 5-year Australian Research Council (ARC)
Laureate Fellowship award to Professor Katherine Demuth for examining 'Neural
and behavioural evidence for children's learning of grammatical morphology'.
The project brings together researchers from a wide range of disciplines with
the common purpose of addressing issues related to speech and language
perception, production and processing in typically developing monolingual and
bilingual children, and children with hearing loss.

The successful applicant will lead research in the language processing
abilities of children with hearing loss, including designing and running
experiments, writing up and presenting results, supervising graduate students,
helping to recruit participants, and organizational aspects of the lab as
needed.

Previous experience with designing and conducting language processing
experiments using the visual world eye-tracking paradigm and pupillometry, is
highly desirable.

Selection Criteria
To be considered for this position, please address the selection criteria
below, and attach your CV (including list of 3 referees), general statement of
research interests, and availability.

Essential:
- PhD in linguistics, psychology, cognitive science or related discipline
- Excellent knowledge of acoustic phonetics, phonology, prosody and
psycholinguistics
- Excellent knowledge of experimental design and statistical analysis
- Interest in and/or experience with developmental research
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- First-authored journal publications

Desirable:
- Programming skills
- Experience writing grant proposals
- Experience supervising graduate students
- Research experience with young children

Employment in this position is conditional upon holding a Working with
Children Check Clearance.

Salary Package: 
Level A - base salary from $83,344 to $89,320 AUD p.a., plus 9.5% employer’s
superannuation and leave loading. 

Appointment Type:  
Full-time, 1 year fixed term position

Specific Role Enquiries:  
Professor Katherine Demuth at katherine.demuth at mq.edu.au Please send CV with
enquiries.

General Recruitment Enquiries: 
Rohana Nagarajah at rohana.nagarajah at mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 8352

Applications close: 
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 AEST 11:55pm AEST

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online
recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location
prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person
listed in this advertisement for assistance.



Application Deadline: 31-Jul-2018 
	  
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.mq.edu.au/cw/en/job/504194/postdoctoral-research-fellow 
Contact Information:
	Dr Isabel O'Keeffe 
	Email: isabel.okeeffe at mq.edu.au 


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