The Neuroscience of Language Lab at Duke University invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar. Our lab is affiliated with the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (BIAC) and the Linguistics Program, which includes a vibrant, interdisciplinary community of language researchers with expertise in cognitive linguistics, neurolinguistics, multilingualism, language acquisition, language and aging, sociolinguistics, inter/intraspecies communication, and cognitive neuroscience. State-of-the-art scanning and data analysis facilities are available and located at BIAC in the Duke Medical Center. Research focuses on cognitive neurolinguistics, fMRI studies of language(s), the role of multilingualism and musicianship in building cognitive reserve, approaches to delaying the onset of symptoms of dementia. Methodology includes sociolinguistic research methods and ethnographic methods.
The ideal candidate would have a background in linguistics and cognitive neuroscience. Experience with fMRI data analysis (including FSL) and/or programming would be beneficial. For additional information about the position, please contact the lab director, Edna Andrews, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org. The appointment will be for two years, with a start date as early as July 30, 2019. Applicants should upload a CV, article reprints or preprints, and a statement of research interests. Additionally, applicants should arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent separately to Edna Andrews at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. by the time of appointment.
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