18/06/2019

Research Scientist Position(W19053)(Laboratory for Language Development)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Language sciencesLinguistics
    NeurosciencesNeuropsychology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    17/06/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
  • LOCATION
    Japan › Saitama
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    See description

[Laboratory]
Laboratory for Language Development, Center for Brain Science (Laboratory head:Reiko Mazuka)

[Research Field]
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

Job description:
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.

[Work location]
Branch and address:
RIKEN Wako (2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198)

[Start of Employment]
After September 1st, 2019 (Negotiable)

Benefits

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Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
Japan
Saitama

EURAXESS offer ID: 419406
Posting organisation offer ID: D119060993

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