Fully-Funded Phd Position On 'The Relationship Between Linguistic Factors That Affect Text Comprehension And Processing Fluency And The Acceptance Of (In)Accurate Information' (1.0 Fte)

Utrecht University
June 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:€2541
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Fully-funded PhD position on 'The relationship between linguistic factors

that affect text comprehension and processing fluency and the acceptance of (in)accurate information' (1.0 FTE)

Job description Are you self-motivated, curious and interested in research? Are you excited to work on a project that is of theoretical and societal significance? Are you interested in researching the linguistic factors that make textual information credible? Consider joining the Language and Communication research group as a PhD student to conduct cutting-edge research at the intersection of text comprehension, language technology and persuasion research.

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You will be offered a temporary position (1.0 FTE), initially for one year with an extension to a total of four years upon a successful assessment in the first year, and with the specific intent that it results in a doctorate within this period. The gross salary ranges between €2541 in the first year and €.3247 in the fourth year of employment (scale P according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year.

About the organization

Sharing science, shaping tomorrow. A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major strategic themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability. You can watch the Utrecht University Campus Tour to get an impression of our university.

The core values of the faculty for Humanities are professionalism, transparency, responsibility, connectedness and safety. The core values apply to everyone and we uphold these values in our work and in our communication with each other and with others.The research is conducted within the Language and Communication research group in the Institute for Language Sciences (ILS). The ILS research staff comprises approximately 20 full professors, 10 postdocs and roughly 45 PhD students. The Institute for Language Sciences is part of the Department of Language, Literature and Communication in the Faculty of Humanities.The Department of Language, Literature and Communication offers Bachelor and Master programmes in language education, intercultural communication, literary studies, linguistics, communication studies, translation, as well as in Dutch, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Celtic languages. Additional information For more information about this position, please contact Marloes van Moort (Assistant Professor and principal investigator of this project) at [email protected] or Maaike Schoorlemmer (Research Coordinator at ILS) via [email protected]. Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

The application deadline is 21/06/2023

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