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Reference : UMR8554-CATURB-017
Workplace : PARIS 05
Date of publication : Monday, October 11, 2021
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 6 months
Expected date of employment : 1 December 2021
Proportion of work : Part time
Remuneration : between 1 279 and 1 280 € gross/month for a 40% contract
Desired level of education : 5-year university degree
Experience required : Indifferent
The goal of our Language Acquisition Across Cultures (LAAC) team is to shed light on the mechanisms and processes involved in early language acquisition in a variety of cultures and language communities. To this end, we use an interdisciplinary approach (ranging from computational modeling to laboratory experiments and advanced data analysis) in the context of open, collaborative, and publicly engaged science.
The team now has many long-term audio recordings from several cultures, in addition to metadata that need to be processed and entered into a theoretical framework.
The primary functions of the position will be:
- Analyze the various corpora of data on the cluster
- Relate the results to the literature
- Writing scientific papers
❏ PhD in Cognitive Science or Linguistics.
❏ Knowledge of scripting languages: R essential; bash desirable
❏ Knowledge of long-form recording techniques essential, experience with LENA technique
❏ Knowledge of the Child Project package
❏ Rigorous and organized absolutely essential
❏ Good communication skills (ability to understand instructions, explain what has been done, etc.)
❏ Autonomy and sense of contact
Location : LSCP - 29, rue d'Ulm - 75005 Paris
Type of contract : 6 months (renewable), beginning December 2021, 40%.
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