Research Associate (65%) in the Psycho-/Neurolinguistics Research Group

The Psycho-/Neurolinguistics Research Group (Jun.-Prof. Dr. Jutta Mueller) of the Institute of Cognitive Science invites applications for

1 Research Associate
(Salary level E 13 TV-L, 65 %)

to be filled by October 1, 2017 for a period of 3 years.

Description of Responsibilities:
The position involves participation in the research activities within the DFG funded research project Neurocognitive basis of auditory-linguistic rule learning in infancy and adulthood: From rule extraction to memory storage. This project aims at the investigation of infant's ability to detect complex rule in speech and of the question whether and how this relates to other linguistic and non-linguistic abilities.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work towards a PhD outside working hours.

Required Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have an excellent academic degree (Master/Diploma) in a field related to Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychology or Linguistics, programming experience (e.g. Matlab, Presentation), experience in working with pediatric populations as well as a very good command of German and English.

Osnabrück University has been certified as a family-friendly university committed to helping working/studying parents and carers balance their family and work life.

The university aspires to ensure equal opportunities for men and women and strives to work towards a gender balance in schools or departments where new appointments are made.

If equally qualified candidates apply, preference will be given to those with special needs.

Applications with the usual documentation (incl. motivation letter, CV, 5-page scientific writing example) should be submitted by e-mail in a single PDF-file to Jun.-Prof. Dr. Jutta Mueller ) with a cc to no later than August 31, 2017. Further information can be obtained from Jun.-Prof. Dr. Jutta Mueller ).

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