We are looking for a bioinformatician to join the Neurogenetics of Vocal Communication Group run by Dr. Sonja Vernes. We are a growing, dynamic lab investigating the genetic and molecular underpinnings of speech, language and vocal communication at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics. More information about us can be found on our website: http://www.mpi.nl/departments/neurogen
We seek an exceptional student, with a talent and inclination for first class research, to study human neurogenetics in the research group led by Dr Clyde Francks.
The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (Nijmegen, the Netherlands) is inviting applications for a PhD position on the topic of 'The effect of literacy acquisition on the neural networks for language and vision'
The Psychology of Language department has three places for interns from September 1 to June 30.
The Language & Cognition department is looking for interns to carry out experimental work on the project “The role of multi-modal signals in turn-taking”.
Open part-time position The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (Nijmegen, the Netherlands) is offering a part-time position in the innovative field of Language & Genetics. A part-time student assistant is sought to join the group of Sonja Vernes within the new, state of the art Neurogenetics of Vocal Communication Group (http://www.mpi.nl/departments/neurogen), investigating the genetic underpinnings of language and communication. The position will be a support role mainly involving histological lab techniques.
Stagiere gezocht met Nederlands als moedertaal voor de afdeling 'Language & Cognition'.
Candidates should have, or shortly expect to obtain, a high quality scientific degree in psychology, cognitive neurosciences, or related areas. Masters degrees involving several months of experience and training on a scientific project will be considered advantageous. We seek exceptional students with a talent and inclination for first class research. Candidates should have excellent written and spoken command of English. Good knowledge of Dutch or German would be advantageous.
Communciative development in infants and toddlers
The project involves coding and analyzing facial communicative signals in existing conversational corpora. The majority of the data for this project comes from a Papuan language community on Rossel island speaking Yélî Dnye.