Post-doctoral position at the BCBL

The Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language (BCBL; San Sebastián, Spain) offers a 2-year full-time post-doctoral position in cognitive neuroscience, with a possible renewal of 2 years. The research project will be on speech sound perception and reading acquisition. The post-doctoral fellow will have to implement phoneme perception behavioral tasks for young children and adults, and to perform mainly acoustic analyses. Applicants should have strong theoretical knowledge on phonetics and phonology and experience with acoustic measures. Additional expertise on language development and reading acquisition would be a plus.

The BCBL Center (recently awarded the label of excellence Severo Ochoa) 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 Informal inquiries about the post can be directed to Clara Martin,

Selection of candidates and interviews will be ongoing until November 1st, 2017. Please submit your application as soon as possible.

To submit your application, please follow this link:, applying for “Postdoc Speech&Reading 2017” and upload:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • A statement outlining research interests (4000 characters maximum)
  • The names of two referees who would be willing to write letters of recommendation