[CogSci] Postdoc position at the University of Zurich

Sabine Stoll sabine.stoll at uzh.ch
Fri Oct 6 07:51:31 PDT 2017

1 POSTDOCTORAL POSITION (for up to 2 years) in the Psycholinguistics Laboratory at the Department of Comparative Linguistics at the University of Zurich

The Psycholinguistics Laboratory (Department of Comparative Linguistics) is looking for a candidate to occupy a postdoctoral position for up to two years in the field of language acquisition. The appointed individual will be joining the ACQDIV team (http://www.acqdiv.uzh.ch/en.html) which studies language acquisition across maximally diverse languages in naturalistic longitudinal data. The international team is composed of experts on language acquisition, linguistic typology, computational linguistics, language documentation and data science, and the group has strong links with other departments ranging from biology to neuroscience. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a strong background in the cognitive sciences and experience with computational and statistical tools (and a PhD in one of the relevant areas). Previous experience in language acquisition and comparative linguistics is a plus. Salary and working conditions are comparable with the most competitive institutions worldwide.

Deadline for applications December 1 2017.

The position will start February 1st 2018 for 1 year with a prospect of extension of another year. Applications should include:

(i)  a cover letter that relates the applicants’ experience and interests to the ACQDIV project

(ii)  a comprehensive CV

(iii)  the names and contact information of at least two references.

In case of further questions please contact sabine.stoll at uzh.ch.
Please send the documents combined into one PDF file to Sabine Stoll. 

Department of Comparative Linguistics

Psycholinguistics Laboratory Prof. Dr. Sabine Stoll

Plattenstrasse 54
8032 Zürich
Phone: +41 44 63 402 31 email: sabine.stoll at uzh.ch




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