Postdoc announcement: CRL/UC San Diego

Jeff Elman elman at
Wed Mar 25 20:50:22 EST 1998



Applications are invited for postdoctoral fellowships in Language,
Communication and Brain at the Center for Research in Language at the
University of California, San Diego.

The fellowships are supported by the National Institutes of Health
(NIDCD), and provide an annual stipend ranging from $20,292 to $26,900
depending upon years of postdoctoral experience.  In addition, funding
is provided for medical insurance and limited travel.

The program provides interdisciplinary training in:

(1)  psycholinguistics, including language processing in adults and
     language development in children;
(2)  communication disorders, including childhood language disorders
     and adult aphasia;
(3)  electrophysiological studies of language, and
(4)  neural network models of language learning and processing.

Candidates are expected to work in at least one of these four areas,
and preference will be given to candidates with background and
interests involving more than one area.

Executive Committee Members:

    Elizabeth Bates, Depts. of Cognitive Science & Psychology, UCSD
    Jeffrey Elman, Dept. of Cognitive Science, UCSD
    Marta Kutas, Dept. of Cognitive Science, UCSD
    David Swinney, Dept. of Psychology, UCSD
    Beverly Wulfeck, Dept. of Communicative Disorders, San Diego State

Grant conditions require that candidates be citizens or permanent
residents of the U.S.  In addition, trainees will incur a payback
obligation during their first year of postdoctoral NRSA support and are
required to complete a Payback Agreement.

Applications must be RECEIVED by May 1, 1998.

Training may begin as early as July 1, 1998 and as late as May 30,
1999. This is a one year appointment.  Questions regarding this
program may be sent to Joanna Mancusi, jmancusi at

Applicants should send a statement of interest, three letters of
recommendation, a curriculum vitae and copies of relevant publications

   Postdoc Fellowship Committee
   Center for Research in Language 0526
   University of California, San Diego
   9500 Gilman Drive
   La Jolla, California 92093-0526   
   (619) 534-2536

Women and minority candidates are specifically invited to apply.

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