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2 Student Assistant Position for Annotation of Linguistic Data (German, Russian) – Netherlands 2022

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, The Netherlands

Neurobiology of Language Department offers 2 Student assistants to support an interdisciplinary award-winning project on word order and information structure by annotation of spontaneous conversational data in German and Russian (adult-directed and child-directed speech) – Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Psycholinguistics, Netherlands 2022

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General Info

Position: Student assistant
No. of Positions: 2
Research Field:
Joining Date: Feb 01, 2022
Contract Period: -
Salary: 10.91 and 12,68 Euros gross per hour

Neurobiology of Language Department
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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Qualification Details

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Linguistics or a related discipline;
  • No prior experience is needed;
  • Very high proficiency in German or Russian;
  • Good English language skills, both written and spoken;
  • Attention for detail.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Looking for relevant linguistic examples in corpora of spontaneous conversations in German and/or Russian;
  • Annotation of these examples for different linguistic variables;
  • Data analysis;
  • Participation in virtual meetings with the project coordinators.

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

Applications should include:

·         A short cover letter outlining your motivation and detailing how you fit the requirements above;

·         A current CV.


About the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Psycholinguistics

The Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen is a research institute entirely devoted to the study of language. Our goal is to understand how our minds and brains process language, how language interacts with other aspects of mind, and how we can learn languages of quite different types. We are situated on the campus of the Radboud University, and have close collaborative links with the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour and the Centre for Language Studies at Radboud University. We also work closely with other child development researchers as part of the Baby and Child Research Centre. Staff and students at the MPI have access to state-of-the art research and training facilities (including audio-visual equipment, EEG, fMRI, eye tracking, virtual reality labs, molecular biology labs and a child-friendly child development lab).

We are part of the Max Planck Society, an independent non-governmental association of German-funded research institutes dedicated to fundamental research in the natural sciences, life sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. The Max Planck Society is an equal opportunities employer. We recognise the positive value of diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We therefore welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, irrespective of gender, disability, marital or parental status, racial, ethnic or social origin, colour, religion, belief, or sexual orientation (

About the Employer: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

Note or Other details

  • The positions are available from February 1, 2022;
  • Student-assistant contract at the MPI;
  • Duration of three months, with a possibility of extension for another three months;
  • Salary between 10.91 and 12,68 Euros gross per hour (depending on education);
  • Working from home;
  • Flexible hours, about 10 hours a week (to be agreed upon).

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