Postdoc position in reading comprehension with expertise on EEG (University of Valencia)

Os reenviamos una oferta de contrato postdoctoral de un año y medio de duración en la Universidad de Valencia.

La Junta Directiva de la SEPEX

Applications are invited for an 18-month full-time postdoctoral position at the ERI Lectura of the University of Valencia (

The postdoctoral fellow will join the Digital Reading group. The selected applicant is expected to work on an ongoing project aimed to analyze the long-term effects of a digital reading comprehension training on comprehension and attention, using behavioral as well as neurophysiological measures. This is a basic research project with a strong emphasis on its applications. The consortium incorporates an educational software company and several participating high-schools.

The primary duties of the post holder include:

–  Collecting and analysing data from EEG and eye-movement experiments.

–  Training graduate and undergraduate students.

– Disseminating results through publications.

Salary will be in accordance with the salary scale of the University of Valencia, €1860 per month after tax (26278,92€ annual gross salary). The selected applicant is expected to start on March, 2023 or soon afterward.

The work is based at the ERI Lectura, a multidisciplinary research institute for the scientific study of reading, which currently hosts several basic as well as applied projects. Our facilities are equipped with up-to-date devices, including eye-trackers, EEG recording and analysis devices. The Laboratory and its members have strong academic collaborations with academic partners in Norway, Germany, France, Italy, UK and USA.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD in Psychology, Linguistics or a related discipline, a background in reading comprehension, psycholinguistics or a related field.

Expertise on EEG analyses (e.g., EEGlab, ERPlab, Fieldtrip, Matlab,… or Python), good knowledge of eyetracking paradigms, ability to conduct statistical analyses in R (linear mixed models) and an excellent command of oral and written English, are important requirements. Knowledge of Spanish or another Romance language is desirable, but not required.

To apply: Please e-mail your CV, a letter of motivation, a reference letter, and a sample of accepted or published papers (max. of 3) to The application portal will be open soon.

For further details contact Lalo Salmerón (

Expected closing date: February, 2023