Research Associate in Language and Cognitive Development

Lancaster University - Psychology

Applications are invited for a 12 month Research Associate position in child language acquisition, to work with Professor Padraic Monaghan and Professor Gert Westermann in the Department of Psychology. The post is to begin on or soon after December 1st 2016.

The post involves conducting experimental studies with infants and adults in studies of language learning and language acquisition, 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 psychology or a related subject; with experience in conducting experimental studies with infants and older children and their caregivers; with excellent communication and organisational skills; and with experience in ethical issues in psychological research with children.

This post offers the opportunity to join a large and thriving developmental psychology and language research group in 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,

The post is available as a full-time or as a half-time job-share post.

Contact: For more information please e-mail Padraic Monaghan

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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