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Reference : UMR6310-DAVIMB0-002
Workplace : NANTES
Date of publication : Friday, September 11, 2020
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 4 months
Expected date of employment : 15 October 2020
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : between 2675 and 3084 euros gross salary per month depending on experience
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent
A postdoctoral research position is available for 4 months from October 2020 at the Laboratoire de Linguistique de Nantes (UMR 6310). This role will focus on the finalization of an experimental protocol and will be part of a project which is creating a Serious Game on logical connectors.
The post-doc will be integrated within the existing project team and will manage the finalization of the project, started in 2019, on the basis of the existing prototype. The post-doc will be the main point of contact with the company in charge of software development and coding. The post-doc will also be in charge of creating the experimental protocol, and using this protocol to test children between 6 and 12 years old. Finally, the post-doc will be responsible for data analysis and the presentation of results to the Project team and the Project Monitoring Committee.
Preferably a PhD in linguistics, having completed a thesis in language acquisition at the syntax / semantics interface. The skills expected are essentially methodological and experimental, with a strong ability to set up innovative experimental protocols.
Experience in cognition, mathematics education, or learning through Serious Games will be considered as additional assets.
The limited duration of the contract requires a strong capacity for adaptation and complete mastery of written and oral presentation techniques. An English language level of B2 is expected.
The work will be carried out in the Laboratoire de Linguistique de Nantes (UMR6310).
Constraints and risks
No specific risks. This position requires team spirit, creativity and a rigorous approach to research.
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