Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Research staff positions at the MPI for Psycholinguistics

Research staff positions at the MPI for Psycholinguistics
Department Neurobiology of Language

The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (Nijmegen, the Netherlands) is offering three research staff positions in the field of Neurobiology of Language.

Research at our institute is done in a very inspiring research environment, without teaching obligations; furthermore, considerable technical support is available, as well as access to state of the art research and neuroimaging facilities (see, including MRI at 1.5, 3 and 7 Tesla, a whole-head MEG system, three ERP labs, a TMS lab, a Virtual Reality Lab, and multiple behavioural labs. The positions will become available between now and next summer. Dependent on the level of experience of the candidate, the term of appointment is 3 or 5 years.

We are looking for experimental scientists with a background in psycholinguistics, experimental psychology and/or neuroscience, who are interested in undertaking research in our department. A solid experimental background and experience with state of the art imaging methods is recommended. Candidates should have a strong publication track record. A track record in supervising PhD students would be welcomed. The focus of your research should fit into the overall research portfolio of the department, as described on our website ( under the projects Unification and Language in Action.

Applications should include:
(i) a CV;
(ii) a list of publications;
(iii) the names of two referees who would be willing to write letters of recommendation;
(iv) examples of published work;
(v) a cover letter describing research interests;

For information about the position, please contact Peter Hagoort (

Send applications to:
Ina Grevel (Secretary to Prof. dr. Peter Hagoort)
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Postbus 310
6500 AH Nijmegen
The Netherlands

fax: 31-24-3521213

Deadline for receipt of applications: October 15, 2010.

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