Postdoctoral Fellowship at Ecole Normal Superieure

The Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship to work with Sharon Peperkamp in the field of phonological processing and/or acquisition.

We are looking for a young researcher with a background in psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, experimental linguistics, and/or cognitive psychology. The successful candidate is expected to carry out his or her own research project on a topic within the above-mentioned domain(s). He or she should be able to work independently in a dynamic, interactive environment. Preference will be given to projects involving research with infants and/or toddlers; candidates with an original project on phonological processing in adults are encouraged to apply too.


A completed PhD is a prerequisite. Excellent programming and academic writing skills are essential. For projects involving infant and/or toddler studies,knowledge of conversational French is required; for other projects, knowledge of French is a plus.

The appointment is for one year, potentially renewable for another year. Salary will be set according to the French pay scale for postdoctoral researchers.

Applications should include: 
(i) a CV; 
(ii) a cover letter describing research interests; 
(iii) examples of published journal articles; 
(iv) the names and contact details of two referees; 

Application materials should be sent electronically (pdf-format only) to For fullest consideration, all materials should be received by February 23rd, 2015; however, we will consider applications until the position is filled. The successful candidate is expected to start between May 1st and October 1st 2015.


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