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Two post-doc positions available in our lab

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We are searching for two outstanding post-doctoral researchers to join our lab. Both positions offer competitive NIH-level post-doctoral salaries for up to 3 years, an annual travel budget, and moving expenses. The lab has a good record at job placement, with three of the four most recent post-docs now holding tenure-track positions in linguistics or psychology.
  • Project 1: Inference and learning during speech perception and adaptation
  • Project 2: Web-based self-administered speech therapy

Although we mention preferred specializations below, applicants from any fields in the cognitive and language sciences are welcome. While candidates will join an active project, candidates are welcome/encouraged to also develop their own independent research program.  In case of doubt, please contact Florian Jaeger at, rather than to self-select not to apply.

Interested candidates should contact HLP lab manager Olga Nikolayeva ( along with:

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Come join LIN/BCS/CS/CLS at Rochester: jobs in ‘Big Data’

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The University of Rochester has recently announced a Big Data initiative. As part of this initiative, there will be a large number of faculty openings over the next few years, including potential hires in computational linguistics, computational neuroscience, computational psycholinguistics, etc. The first tenure-track positions are now posted. Have a look at this list of departments and areas in which we are searching. Please spread the word.

Let me know if you have questions about these searches. If you’re a language researcher, make sure to check out the list of language faculty at Rochester (the beautiful mixture of hospital and vomit colors is about to be replaced by something more post 20th-century).