Postdoc Positions “Functional interaction between action sounds and action semantics.”

Full-time position for a post-doctoral scientist and 65% position for a PhD student

Berlin, Limited to 3 years


These positions are part of a new research project supported

by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, which addresses the

functional interaction between action sounds and action



The neurobiological mechanisms of semantic

processing will be investigated with neuro- and

psycholinguistic methods.



  • Research on the biological basis of language and

communication with neuro- and psycholinguistic methods using

neuroimaging procedures (EEG/MEG, ECoG, fMRI, MS) and

behavioral experiments.

  • Planning, execution, evaluation and publication of

experiments on semantic processing



  • MA, MSc or comparable university degree in a relevant area

(linguistics, psychology, cognitive neuroscience, medicine)

  • For the postdoc position: PhD in a relevant field



  • Research experience in the neuroscience of language
  • Very good English skills
  • In addition, for the postdoc position: readiness to take

on university teaching in neurolinguistics and semantics;

experience in university administration (e.g., grant



Applications should be sent by e-mail until 3 July 2017 to

the following address: (PA Prof.

Friedemann Pulvermüller) or by post to:


Freie Universität Berlin

Fachbereich Philosophie und Geisteswissenschaften

Institut für Deutsche und Niederländische Philologie

Prof. Dr. Friedemann Pulvermüller

Habelschwerdter Allee 45

14195 Berlin, Germany


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Verena Arndt

Sekretariat Prof. Dr. Dr. Pulvermüller

FU Berlin, FB Philosophie und Geisteswissenschaften, WE4

Labor für Gehirn- und Sprachforschung

Leitung: Prof. Dr. Dr. Pulvermüller

Habelschwerdter Allee 45

14195 Berlin

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