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: February 1, 2012 or soon thereafter.博士职位是神经语言项目的一部分，调查语法，语义和信息结构的界面上的语言理解（http://www.linguistik.uni-mainz.de/schumacher/research-group/）。博士研究人员将在我们的小组上工作，该项目调查德语的参照。该项目将以未受损地理解或调查厌食症患者的参照处理来扩展以前的研究。所采用的主要实验方法将是与事件相关的大脑潜力。
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 at least two referees, and a brief statement of research interests.
Applications received by January 06, 2012 will receive full consideration, but the search continues until the position is filled.
For more information contact Petra B. Schumacher by email at [email protected]