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Postdoctoral Position in Bilingualism and Psycholinguistics
The Northwestern University Bilingualism and Psycholinguistics Research Group is accepting applications for a post-doctoral position to assist in implementing studies on bilingualism and its consequences for linguistic and cognitive processing.
We welcome individuals with psycholinguistic training from broad backgrounds including communication sciences and disorders, psychology, linguistics, neuroscience, and other related fields, with expertise in areas such as bilingualism, language learning, linguistic and cognitive processing, and computational modeling. The ideal candidate will have solid quantitative skills (e.g., multivariate statistics, MATLAB), eye-tracking experience, strong writing skills, ability to think critically and broadly, and ability to work well both independently and with others. Access to ERP and fMRI facilities is available for candidates interested in using those methodologies.
The Chicago area offers world-class metropolitan, suburban, and rural living possibilities within a 30-mile radius for individuals of diverse backgrounds and interests. Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience.
To apply, candidates should email a Curriculum Vitae, a brief research statement, two sample publications, and three letters of recommendation to the Lab Manager at email@example.com, or mail them to Dr. Viorica Marian, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208-3570.
Prospective students interested in applying for a PhD degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders should consult the following links:
For inquiries specific to the Bilingualism and Psycholinguistics Research Group, email the director, Dr. Viorica Marian (v-marian at northwestern dot edu). Please include your resume/CV, GRE scores, unofficial transcripts, and specific research interests.
Northwestern University undergraduate students can join our research group by engaging in research as part of an Independent Study registration, by conducting honors thesis projects, or for work-study hours. Students should plan to work a minimum of 10 hours per week. Tasks will include stimuli preparation, data collection, and data coding. Required skills include previous research or statistics-based coursework (e.g., Research methods, statistics, or other comparable courses). Preferred skills include previous research experience, familiarity with SPSS and/or MATLAB, and knowledge of a second language (preference for Spanish or Mandarin). Interested students should email their resume/CV, unofficial transcripts, and test scores (e.g., SAT) to the lab manager at firstname.lastname@example.org, phone number 847-491-2656.
If you are interested in being part of ongoing studies see the participate page.