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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

RESEARCH FELLOW IN PSYCHOLOGY (COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING) , Nottingham Trent University

www.ntu.ac.uk/vacancies

School of Social Sciences 
RESEARCH FELLOW IN PSYCHOLOGY (COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING) 
Post No. H0935 

19,425 - 26,985 per annum due to funding allocation 

Fixed Term contract for 2 years 
City site 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research fellow to work on the Leverhulme funded project 'Investigating the cognitive deficits that underlie specific language impairment'. One part of this ambitious project aims to extend EPAM-VOC, a computational model of vocabulary learning, to examine how impairments to the model reflect the vocabulary learning of children with specific language impairment. The successful candidate will work under the direction of Dr. Gary Jones. 

The successful candidate will have a PhD (or equivalent) in Cognitive Science, Computer Science, or Psychology and should have good knowledge of at least one object-oriented programming language (e.g. Java, C++, Lisp).  Knowledge in computational modelling and/or language development would be an advantage. 

For an informal discussion regarding this position, please contact Dr. Gary Jones, Senior Lecturer in Psychology on + 44 (0)115 848 5560 or via email gary.jones@ntu.ac.uk  

Closing date: Monday 11 February 2008 

Interview date: Monday 25 February 2008 

Further details and application forms are available at www.ntu.ac.uk/vacancies or by telephoning +44 (0)115 8486522 (24 hour answering service). 

Please quote appropriate Post No. when applying.  

CVs will only be accepted in support of a fully completed application form. 

We are actively implementing equality of opportunity policies and seek people who share our commitment.