Postdoctoral position in cognitive neuroscience, Speech & Bilingualism research group, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain & Language, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain


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 Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL, San Sebastian, Spain).

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).


The BCBL (Severo Ochoa Excellence label) promotes a rich research environment without substantial teaching obligations. It provides access to the most advanced behavioral and neuroimaging techniques, including 3 Tesla Siemens Prisma scanner, a whole-head MEG system, four ERP labs, a NIRS lab, a baby lab including an eye-tracker, two eye-tracking labs, and several well-equipped behavioral labs. The BCBL hosts excellent support staff and research personnel. Details of BCBL faculty research interests and research facilities can be found at

Gross salary € 28.000  

Two-year contract with possibilities of extension (an additional 2 years).

Selection process

To submit your application, please follow this link:, applying for “ERC Postdoc S&B 2019” and upload before June 14th, 2019:

- A curriculum vitae (4 pages maximum)

- A statement outlining research interests and motivation to apply for the position (1 page maximum)

- Two letters of recommendation

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview.

Additional comments

Inquiries about further project or contract details can be directed to

Application deadline: 14 June 2019

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