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Junior Professorship for Psycho-/Neurolinguistics, GERMANY
University of Osnabrueck
The interdisciplinary Institute of Cognitive Science of the University of Osnabruck offers a junior professorship for Psycho-/Neurolinguistics (salary level W1) to be filled as soon as possible. The contract will be initially for three years with the possibility of an extension for a further period of three years, provided the intermediate evaluation has been passed successfully. The successful applicant will represent the discipline of Neurolinguistics or Psycholinguistics within Cognitive Science with regard to both teaching and research in his or her own responsibility and will act independently also with regard to the acquisition of external research funds. The position involves research in the areas of Neuro-/Psycholinguistics. Candidates are expected to interdisciplinarily collaborate with several of the other research groups at the Institute of Cognitive Science (Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Psychology, Computational Linguistics, Neurobiopsychology, Neurocybernetics, Neuroinformatics, and Philosophy of Cognition). Furthermore, the position involves teaching with a focus on neuro- /psycholinguistic approaches in the international BSc, MSc, and PhD programs of Cognitive Science. Requirements are a doctorate in Neuro-/Psycholinguistics or closely related subject area; excellent research qualifications documented by an outstanding dissertation and publications in international reviewed journals; interest and documented experience in interdisciplinary work; thorough familiarity with linguistic theory, brain research, and experimental methods. Very good knowledge of English as well as very good teaching qualifications are required. Applicants should have completed their doctorate within the past five years. Classes taught by the successful applicant are offered to foreign and German students of the international BSc., MSc., and PhD programs ?Cognitive Science?. All classes are taught in English. Further information on the Cognitive Science programs and the Institute of Cognitive Science can be found at http://www.cogsci.uni-osnabrueck.de) Osnabruck University is an equal opportunity employer. Women are therefore particularly encouraged to apply. Disabled applicants with equivalent qualification will be treated preferentially. Candidates are invited to send their applications with the usual documentation (including CV, lists of publications and taught courses, names and addresses of three referees, and a sketch of a research program) no later than 8th September 2011 to the Director of the Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabruck, Albrechtstrasse 28, 49076 Osnabruck, Germany.