Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Post-Doc Position in Language Processing and Cognitive Neuroscience, Univ Pennsylvania

Professors Sharon Thompson-Schill and John Trueswell from the
University of Pennsylvania are seeking to hire a post-doctoral
researcher to work on an NIH funded research project entitled
Linguistic and Nonlinguistic Functions of Frontal Cortex. This
individual is expected to take a lead role in designing and conducting
experimental work on language processing using cognitive neuroscience
methods such as fMRI. A PhD in Psychology, Linguistics, Cognitive
Science, Neuroscience, or a related field is required. Research
experience within this area is expected.

The post-doctoral researcher is expected to participate fully in the
intellectual life of the lab. The researcher is also expected to
contribute to the interdisciplinary group of cognitive scientists
cognitive neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania, which
includes faculty, post-docs and students in Psychology, Linguistics,
Computer Science, Neurology, Neuroscience and related disciplines.

The position is available as early as September 2011 and is for an
initial period of one year with potential extension for an additional
year. Candidates should send a CV, samples of written work and three
letters of recommendation to: John Trueswell at Department of
Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Solomon
Lab Bldg., Philadelphia, PA, 19104-6241 U.S.A. Materials and letters
can instead be sent electronically to .
Sending material by email is greatly preferred. Review of materials
will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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