Postdoctoral Scientist

Institute of German and Dutch Languages and Literatures
Neuroscience of Language and Pragmatics group
Head: Prof. F. Pulvermüller

Postdoctoral Scientist
Position for 3 years
Salary Group 13 TV-L FU

Tasks: Research on the biological basis of language and communication applying neuro- and psycholinguistic methods, using Neuroimaging techniques (fMRI, MEG, EEG), TMS, tDCS and behavioural experiments with healthy subjects and neurological patients; Undergraduate teaching in German Linguistics and graduate teaching in the context of the MA course "European languages: structure and usage".

Required Qualifications: MA and PhD in linguistics with special focus on the neurobiology of language; Research experience in the neurobiology of language and communication.

Desired Qualifications: Research experience with different methods in cognitive neuroscience, with computer simulations of language processes in the brain, in the field of the language reorganisation and restitution and in the neurorehabilitation of patients with aphasia following stroke; good English skills.

Please send CV, list of publications and a statement of research interests, quoting reference number WM 3/11, to the address below. Deadline: 29.09.2011

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Philosophie und Geisteswissenschaften
Institut für Deutsche und Niederländische Philologie
Frau Jule Winner
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
14195 Berlin (Dahlem), Germany