RESEARCH POSITION IN PSYCHOLINGUISTICS – EXPERIMENTAL PRAGMATICS
Project: EXPRESS – Experimenting on Presuppositions
Place: Genoa (Italy)
Department: DISFOR – Department of Educational Sciences, Psychology Unit
Principal Investigator: Dr. Filippo Domaneschi
Phone: +39 010 20953710
N. 1 – 2-years contract (1 year contract renewable 1 year).
Title: Psycholinguistic analysis of the cognitive processes involved in processing presuppositions
Short Title: Presuppositions and Cognitive Processes
Description: Applications are now being accepted for a 2-years (1+1) full-time research position in psycholinguistics with specialization in experimental semantics/pragmatics.
The successful candidate will become member of the DISFOR – Department of Educational Sciences – Psychology Unit, University of Genoa (Italy) and will join Dr. Filippo Domaneschi’s SIR project “EXPRESS – Experimenting on Presuppositions” financed by the Italian Ministry of University and Research. The project investigates by psycholinguistic experimental methods the cognitive processes involved in processing presuppositions with a particular focus on the cognitive load required to process the information communicated as taken for granted.
This position is 100% research and involves no teaching obligations. Responsibilities of the researcher will include: lab activities, contributing original research avenues, and presenting and publishing results.
The planned start date is the beginning of February, and the project will run for 2 years (1 year renewable 1 year).
(i)Solid training in linguistic semantics and pragmatics.(ii)Experience in psycholinguistic experimental work.(iii)Programming skills with Lab software (e.g. E-Prime, Presentation, Psychopy).(iv)Statistical skills (e.g. SPSS, R).
For Italian candidates – further details about the submission can be found at:
For foreign candidates – info about the submission procedure will be provided directly by Dr. Filippo Domaneschi at: firstname.lastname@example.org