Postdoc Position in Psycholinguistics

The Department of Linguistics and the Department of English & ELT Methodology at Charles University invite applications for 1 Postdoc (research associate) position in psycholinguistics.

The recruitment is part of a 3 year project focussing on Bilingualism carried out in collaboration with the University of Cambridge. The researcher will work remotely, but they are expected to travel to Cambridge and to Prague for short research visits, to discuss their project with colleagues and present their work.

Postdoc position

The project focuses on the study of the acquisition of basic syntactic operations in bilingual children. The postdoc will be in charge of the data collection of the control group (English monolingual children, age 8-11), and they will contribute to the design of the tests.

The ideal candidate holds a PhD degree in Linguistics from a high profile institution and has experience in experimental design. Knowledge of Czech is not required. Knowledge of English is expected at level C1 or above.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application to Dr Luca Cilibrasi (luca.cilibrasi@ff.cuni.cz). The deadline for submission is the 10th of December 2018.

The email should contain:

  • a short proposal for a test to be developed (max 1000 words)
  • the CV
  • a paper or essay previously written by the candidate
  • the name and contacts of two referees
  • English language certificates (if available)

This position is part-time (.3 FTE), and is payed 12.000CZK (gross) per month, for 3 years. Some additional funding to cover travel expenses will be available. The starting date can be negotiated.

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