ORGANISATION/COMPANYRIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
RESEARCH FIELDLanguage sciences › LinguisticsNeurosciences › Neuropsychology
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE17/06/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Saitama
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
Laboratory for Language Development, Center for Brain Science (Laboratory head:Reiko Mazuka)
We investigate the mechanisms of language development with particular emphasis on phonology—how infants and children acquire the characteristic segments and prosody in a language. We combine research methods, such as behavioral experiments (visual habituation paradigm, head-turn preference paradigm), eye movement tracking, human brain activity measurements using EEG or NIRS, analysis of speech sound of mothers and infants/children, and computational linguistics. For further details, please refer to our website: https://lang-dev-lab.brain.riken.jp/theme-english.html
[Job title and Job description]
Job title, available positions:
Research Scientist, 1 position
The successful candidate will investigate human behavioral and brain responses to speech and non-speech sounds. As a member of the laboratory, she/he will contribute to experimental design, execution of experiments, analyzing data, and writing papers for peer reviewed journals, especially by using EEG and NIRS measurements.
Branch and address:
RIKEN Wako (2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198)
[Start of Employment]
After September 1st, 2019 (Negotiable)
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