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Research Associate

Linguistics & English Language
Salary:   £26,829 to £31,076
Closing Date:   Wednesday 07 June 2017
Interview Date:   Thursday 29 June 2017
Reference:  A1839

Applications are invited for an 18-month Research Associate position in child language acquisition, to work with Dr. Silke Brandt (Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University) and Professor Anna Theakston (Division of Human Communication, Development & Hearing, School of Health Sciences, University of Manchester).

The role involves conducting experimental studies of language acquisition and cognitive development with young children, and arranging outreach events for parents and practitioners in the wider community. We are looking for a highly-motivated person with an undergraduate degree, and preferably also a postgraduate degree, in linguistics, psychology, cognitive science or a related subject; with experience in conducting experimental studies with young children and their caregivers; with excellent communication and organisational skills; and with experience in ethical issues in psychological research with children.

You will have the opportunity to join a large and thriving developmental psychology and language research group in the Department of Linguistics and English Language and the Department of Psychology at Lancaster University, and become a member of the ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development, a multi-million pound collaboration between the Universities of Lancaster, Liverpool, and Manchester, along with several international partners, http://www.lucid.ac.uk

This is a full time fixed term post to begin on or soon after 1 September 2017.

For more information about the role, please e-mail Silke Brandt: s.brandt@lancaster.ac.uk  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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