The Emmy Noether Research Group ''Neurolinguistic Foundations of Information Structure'' (funded by the German Research Foundation, DFG) headed by Petra Schumacher is seeking to fill the position of a doctoral researcher. Starting date: 二月 1, 2012 or soon thereafter.博士职位是神经语言项目的一部分，该项目旨在研究语法，语义和信息结构界面上的语言理解（http://www.linguistik.uni-mainz.de/schumacher/research-group/）。博士研究员将在我们的小组内从事一个研究德语参考处理的项目。该项目将扩大对无障碍理解者的先前研究，或研究失语症患者的参考处理。所采用的主要实验方法将是与事件相关的脑电势。
The ideal candidate should have a degree in linguistics or a related discipline. S/he should have a keen interest in experimental work, as well as in syntactic and pragmatic theory. Experience with event-related brain potentials and/or language impairment research will be a plus. Knowledge of German would be beneficial. The successful candidate will work towards a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Mainz on a topic related to the research group.
The position has an initial term for two years, with the possibility of extension contingent on future funding. The salary and social benefits are determined by the German pay scale for state employees (EG 13 TV-L 50%).
Interested candidates are invited to send their application materials electronically to [email protected]. Pdf files are preferred. Applications can be written in German or English and should include CV, contact information of 在 least two referees, and a brief statement of research interests.
Applications received by 一月 06, 2012 will receive full consideration, but the search continues until the position is filled.
For more information contact Petra B. Schumacher by email 在 [email protected]