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BCBL - Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language


Research Field: Psychological sciences 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

One postdoctoral position is offered to individuals holding a PhD in cognitive neuroscience or psychology and with experience in research on language and speech perception and/or production. The selected candidate will work in the context of the 5-year ERC project Phonemic representations in speech perception and production: Recalibration by reading acquisition (ReadCalibration), supervised by Dr. Clara Martin, within the Speech & Bilingualism group at the BCBL.

The main aim of the ReadCalibration ERC project is to explore the interplay between phonology and orthography in speech perception and production in various populations (children and adults; typically developing or with reading and/or hearing impairments; monolinguals and bilinguals).

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with the PI and potentially with other postdocs and PhD students in the Speech & Bilingualism Group. Our group studies speech and language perception and production, with a special focus on bilingualism and multilingualism. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program that complements the Group’s focus.

PI and research group: Prof. Clara Martin (


Salary: Gross salary € 28.000 - € 30.000

Entitlements and other benefits:

Training opportunities and Career development plan:

Researchers at any stage of their career, regardless of their contractual situation, are given an opportunity for professional development and for improving their employability through access to a Personal Career Development Plan which includes

(1) Training through individually personalized research projects under senior supervision

(2) Exchanging knowledge with the scientific community and the general public

(3) Network-wide training in theory and methods

(4) Complementary training courses

(5) Involvement in proposal writing, task coordination

(6) Development of skills for the organization of training and scientific events

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FP7 / PEOPLE / Marie Curie Actions

Research Framework Programme/
Marie Curie Actions
SESAM Agreement Number  

Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Researcher profile Recognised Researcher (R2), Established Researcher (R3)  
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 35  
Company/Institute BCBL, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language 
Country SPAIN 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization BCBL - Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Donostia - San Sebatian 
State/Province Gipuzkoa 
Postal Code E-20009 
Street Paseo Mikeletegi, 69 - 2 
Phone +34 943 309 300 
Mobile Phone  
Fax +34 943 309 052 

Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2023-01-02 
Application Deadline 2022-11-27 
How To Apply 

Additional Requirements


Required skills:

Knowledge of the relevant literature
Demonstrated ability to conceptualize relevant theoretical questions, and design appropriate experimental tests of these questions
Good knowledge of the field of cognitive neuroscience, experimental psychology, and/or (psycho)linguistics
Solid relevant programming and statistical ability
Strong written and spoken English

Specific Requirements

Desirable skills:

Methodological skills (e.g., knowledge of behavioral, pupillometry, eye-tracking, and/or EEG methods)
Technical skills related to the manipulation of auditory stimuli (e.g., Praat)
Knowledge of Spanish and/or Basque (or willingness to learn)