PostDoc Researcher at McGill University

August 11, 2021

PostDoc Researcher at McGill University

The Neuropragmatics and Emotion lab at McGill University ( is searching for a creative scientist to spearhead a research programme in the area of vocal communication of emotion and interpersonal meaning. Projects would be oriented around one or some combination of the following topics: defining psychophysiological, perceptual, and/or acoustic correlates of vocal displays of emotion in healthy adults (e.g., using ERPs, eyetracking); audio-visual integration of affective cues during social interactions; and understanding social-contextual influences on vocal expression analysis and interpretation during speech communication. The candidate’s research would be supervised by Dr. Marc Pell (McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences).

This two-year position offers independence as well as important opportunities for collaboration in the School and as a member of the McGill Centre for Research on Brain, Language, and Music ( Starting date is flexible but projected for January 2022.

Candidates should provide a CV demonstrating evidence of research productivity, a one-page statement of research intent, and the names of two individuals who would be willing to provide a letter of recommendation (with their contact information). The closing date for applications is September 30, 2021 (or until filled).

McGill University is situated in the heart of Montréal, Canada, a vibrant city and the metropolis of Québec. Language and neuroscience are both strategic research priorities at McGill, which has gained an enviable reputation in this domain. For information about postdoctoral studies at McGill, see

Inquiries should be sent directly to Dr. Marc Pell ( For complete information and application details, please go to:

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