Postdoc position: Psycholinguistics

Job summary:

The Centro de Estudos Humanísticos da Universidade do Minho (CEHUM) wishes to admit, for a period of three years, a researcher with a PhD in the field of Psycholinguistics, with a solid background in theoretical linguistics (Syntax/Semantics) and with relevant research in one of the following domains: first or second language acquisition, child language impairment, language pathologies or related areas.

Job description:

The candidate will join an existing Research Unit at CEHUM. CEHUM is an interdisciplinary research unit that broadly covers the fields of Literature, Linguistics, Philosophy and Culture. The Linguistics group develops and promotes research in different areas of Linguistics. The researcher to be admitted is expected to enhance investigation and particular projects mainly in the domain of language acquisition, in collaboration with the existing groups. There are no teaching obligations. The researcher will have the opportunity to apply for funding in order to develop new projects, but will also collaborate with ongoing projects. Even though previous work on Portuguese is not required, the candidate should be willing to carry out and supervise research on Portuguese.

To apply, please send CV, research project (2 pages maximum), at least one recommendation letter and a motivation letter.

The deadline to receive the applications is _20/05/11. Questions and applications should be addressed to, with the subject “Postdoc Linguistics” – Job Reference: Substituição/2006/CEHUM.

Utrecht Summer School 2009

Fechas 15-31 agosto 2009
Lugar: Utrecht, Netherlands

During the last two weeks of August 2009, UiL OTS (Utrecht University) organizes six courses, directed at students interested in languages, linguistics and related fields.

The courses are organizationally embedded in the Utrecht Summer School 2009.

– Introduction to Generative Syntax
– Statistics for Experimental Linguists
– Micro & Macro Variation in Language
– Psycholinguistics
– Bilingualism
– Evolution of Language

For a program overview and information on registration, lodging and social program, please check the Summer School website at:

Deadline for registration is 31 May 2009.

(fuente: Linguist List)