Research Professors & Research Associates positions at the BCBL

Research Professors & Research Associates positions at the BCBL

Research Professors & Research Associates positions at the BCBL- Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language (San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) www.bcbl.eu

The Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language (San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) offers Research Professors & Research Associates research fellow positions in seven main broad areas of research:

– Language development across the life span
– Speech perception, productions and disorders
– Reading and dyslexia
– Multilingualism
– Neurodegeneration, brain damage and rehabilitation
– Language and other cognitive systems
– Advanced methods in cognitive neuroscience

The Center promotes a rich research environment without substantial teaching obligations. It provides access to the most advanced behavioral and neuroimaging techniques, including 3 Tesla MRI, a whole-head MEG system, four ERP labs, a NIRS lab, a baby lab including an eyetracker, two eyetracking labs, and several well-equipped behavioral labs. There are excellent technical support staff and research personnel (PhD and postdoctoral students).

We are looking for cognitive neuroscientists or experimental psychologists with a background in psycholinguistics and/or neighboring cognitive neuroscience areas, computational modelers, and physicists and/or engineers with fMRI/MEG expertise.

These permanent positions are for researchers willing to develop a long-term scientific career in the Basque Country. This call is open both to established researchers as Research Associates, with 8 to 12 years of postdoctoral experience; and senior leading researchers as Research Professors, with longer research experience. The applicants must have their PhD completed before January 2013.

Applications from women researchers are specially welcome.
An acceptance letter of the host institution Scientific Director is mandatory.
To submit your application please follow this link
Deadline: September 10, 2021, at 13:00, CET

For further information please contact the Scientific Director of BCBL, Manuel Carreiras ()

CON21 Conference on Language Development in Digital Contexts

CON21 Conference on Language Development in Digital Contexts

The Marie Curie Innovative Training Network e-LADDA -Early Language Development in the Digital Age is thrilled to announce the network’s first (online) conference: e-LADDA CON 2021, hosted by the Universidad de Sevilla, under the title “Understanding Language and Literacy Development in the Digital Age

Conference dates: 28th and 29th September, 2021.
Important Dates:  
Abstract submission open: 21st May, 2021
Abstract submission closes: 30th June, 2021
Papers accepted: 15th July, 2021
Registration closes: 15th September, 2021

e-LADDA CON 2021 aims to bring together researchers interested in the effects of digital tools, such as tablets, mobile phones, or social robots, on language development and language outcomes from a broad perspective, with research on both typical and atypical development, and using behavioural, computational and electrophysiological measures.

The conference will have 4 invited speakers:
Roberta Golinkoff (University of Delaware)
Ladislao Salmerón (Universidad de Valencia)
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek (University of Temple)
Vicky Charisi (Joint Research Center, European Commission).

Find more information in our Call about the topics, program committee, submission guidelines and presentation format
The abstract submissions to the conference will be received via EasyChair platform. You can make your submissions via the link here.

Please make the registrations via Google Forms in the link here.
All questions about submissions should be emailed to .

e-LADDA has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions grant agreement No 857897.

Selección: Maestro alteraciones en el desarrollo del lenguaje

Secretaría de Asuntos Docentes de Lanús informa que se realizará inscripción al Listado de Emergencia para los cargos de la Modalidad Educación Especial que a continuación se detallan:

Maestro alteraciones en el desarrollo del lenguaje – /AL
Para visualizar el detalle de los cargos a cubrir presione aquí.

Inscripción: 24 al 27 de mayo a las 17:00 hs
Exhibición del Listado: 03/06/2021

E-mail: 

En asunto del e-mail consignar APELLIDO Y NOMBRE – EMERGENCIA ESPECIAL
La documentación escaneada en formato PDF

No se tendrá en cuenta la información enviada por partes, si envían más de un e-mail se utilizará como válido el último enviado.

Formulario de inscripción.
Para visualizar las condiciones habilitantes – Disposición 18 – Registro de Emergencia Educación Especial

Postdoctoral position at MPI for Psycholinguistics: Data analysis and statistical modelling

Postdoctoral position at MPI for Psycholinguistics: Data analysis and statistical modelling

The Language Development Dept at the MPI for Psycholinguistics in the Netherlands) is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to act as a design and statistics consultant to the department’s research projects (2 days per week), and as a project leader on one of the department’s new projects: Mechanisms of individual differences in language development (3 days per week).

This is a 5 year post.
Details are in the advert here
You can find out more about us here

2 PhD Positions available in Germany and in the United Kingdom

PhD positions at BCBL- Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language

Funded PhD candidate positions at the BCBL- Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language (San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) www.bcbl.eu
The Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language – BCBL- (San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) is offering a predoctoral position to work on a PhD funded project to investigate the effects of bilingualism on language development in the first years of life. The PhD student will join the Infant Language and Cognition group at the BCBL to work under the supervision of Dr. Marina Kalashnikova.

Application requirements: Applicants should have a Master’s (or equivalent Honours) degree in Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Linguistics, and/or neighboring areas. The applicants must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills in English (knowledge of Spanish and/or Basque is not a requirement). Previous experimental experience in developmental research is an asset (but not required).

The successful PhD student will have access to the BCBL BabyLab, which is fully equipped for conducting behavioural and neurophysiological research with young infants and children and has access to an extensive database of monolingual and bilingual families. The student’s responsibilities will include the design and implementation of a research project under the supervision of Dr. Kalashnikova and contribution to the collaborative research activities of the group by recruiting and testing infant participants, analysing behavioural and neurophysiological data, and preparing research reports for journal publication and presentations at national and international conferences. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, be able to interact well with scientific colleagues, and work well both independently and as part of a team. T

he student will receive a stipend of 17.785€ (gross/year).

The BCBL  promotes a rich research environment and provides access to the most advanced behavioural and neuroimaging techniques, including 3 Tesla Siemens PrismaFit MRI scanner, a whole-head MEG system, four EEG labs, a fNIRS lab, a BabyLab,  two eye-tracking labs, and several behavioural labs. The BCBL hosts excellent support staff and research personnel. More information about the BCBL can be found at: https://www.bcbl.eu/

To submit your application, please follow this link: http://www.bcbl.eu/calls, applying for “PhD Infant Language and Cognition group 2020” and upload before September 1st, 2020:

·         A curriculum vitae
·         A statement outlining research interests and motivation to apply for the position (1 page maximum)
·         Two letters of recommendation

For further information about this position, contact Dr. Marina Kalashnikova ( m.kalashnikova@bcbl.eu).

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview.

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The Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language – BCBL- (San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) is offering a predoctoral position to work on a PhD funded project to investigate metacognitive functions using real-time functional MRI. The PhD student will join the Consciousness group at the BCBL to work under the supervision of David Soto.

Application requirements: Applicants should have an honours and a Masters degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Engineering, Neuroscience, or other relevant area. They must have a strong interest in consciousness and cognition coupled with strong computational skills in Python. Experience with state-of-the art neuroimaging techniques would be an advantage but not required. However, the applicant must demonstrate knowledge and experience in the implementation of machine learning models in Python and a keen interest in mastering neuroimaging methods. The candidate must also demonstrate an excellent knowledge of English both written and oral. The duties of the post-holder will be (i) design and implement psychophysical tasks and neuroimaging protocols, identify improvements and/or propose new analysis pipelines under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (ii) recruiting and testing healthy young adult participants (iii) analysing neuroimaging and behavioural data (iv) writing reports for publication in international reputable journals (v) presenting results at internal lab meetings, national, and international conferences. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, be able to interact well with scientific colleagues, and work well both independently and as part of a team. Excellent coding, analytical and presentation skills are highly desirable.

The student will receive a stipend of 17.785€ (gross/year).

The BCBL  promotes a rich research environment and provides access to the most advanced behavioural and neuroimaging techniques, including 3 Tesla Siemens PrismaFit MRI scanner, a whole-head MEG system, four EEG labs, a fNIRS lab, a BabyLab,  two eye-tracking labs, and several behavioural labs. The BCBL hosts excellent support staff and research personnel. More information about the BCBL can be found at: https://www.bcbl.eu/

To submit your application, please follow this link: http://www.bcbl.eu/calls, applying for “PhD Consciousness group 2020” and upload before September 1st, 2020:

·         A curriculum vitae
·         A statement outlining research interests and motivation to apply for the position (1 page maximum)
·         Two letters of recommendationFor further information about this position, contact Prof. David Soto ( d.soto@bcbl.eu).

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview.

Convocatoria The Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Full Title: The Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Short Title: MICOLLAC
Date: 23-Mar-2021 – 25-Mar-2021
Location: Serdang, Malaysia
Contact Person: Arbaayah Binti Ali Termizi
Meeting Email: micollac_secretariat@upm.edu.my
Web Site

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Call Deadline: 31-Oct-2020

Meeting Description:
MICOLLAC is a biennial event organized by the Department of English, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia since 1999. We are accepting papers focusing on the fields of language, literature, and culture. Our sub-themes include the following:

-Applied Theatre and Practice
-Blended Learning
-Classroom Discourse
-Corpus Linguistics
-Gender Studies
-Interculturalism
-Language Assessment
-Language Shift, Maintenance and Attrition
-Language Development
-Language, Identity, and Power
-Language Learning and Acquisition
-Literacy Development and Social Practice
-Literary Criticism
-Literature and Environmental Studies
-Literature for Children and Young Adults
-Literature and Society
-Literature and Technology
-Media and Semiotics
-Medical, Professional, and Public Discourses
-Speech Perception and Production

Call for Papers:
You are invited to submit your abstract for paper presentation in our conference, the 11th Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures and Cultures (MICOLLAC 2020) which will be held on 23 – 25 March 2021. The conference will be conducted online. The abstract submission deadline is 31 October 2020.

The conference fee is RM 250 (USD 70 for international participants). The last day for registration and payment of the conference fee is 31 December 2020. For more information please visit our website.