|February 15, 2015||DEADLINE!! for applications to the PhD Program in Eductinonal Neuroscience (PEN). See:program information for application requirements.|
December 2, 2014
The exciting interdisciplinary PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) program at Gallaudet University (Washington, D.C.) is seeking applicants with an expertise in Cognitive Neuroscience-Educational Neuroscience at the assistant or associate professor level for two (2) tenure-track positions beginning in fall, 2015.
Click HERE for full position descriptions.
VL2 has an immediate opening for a full time Data Base Administrator to continue the development and management of online tools designed to facilitate the the assessment of ASL skills among deaf and hearing individuals and the conduct of research with deaf persons.
For a full description, click HERE.
VL2 Researcher and Executive Team Member Dr. Lynn McQuarrie was recently appointed the David Peikoff Chair of Deaf Studies and the Director of the Western Canadian Centre for Deaf Studies (WCCDS) at the University of Alberta. With this appointment, she joins a prestigious list of experts whose scholarly activity and accomplishments enrich research and teaching in deaf studies.
Dr. McQuarrie's primary research examines reading acquisition and development of children who grow up in a dual language environment (American Sign Language and English) and explores how these languages interact to support reading.
Professor Laura-Ann Petitto
Recipient of the Sin Wai-Kin
Distinguished Visiting Professorship in the Humanities
VL2's Co-PI and Science Director, Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto has been awarded the Sin-Wai-Kin Distinguished Professorship in the Humanities at Hong Kong University. During her month-long stay at HKU in the month of January, Dr. Petitto will work to establish partnerships with HKU faculty, and serve as a resource for building the Science of Learning and the Educational Neuroscience Disciplines in China. She will also deliver a series of lectures, open to the public during her stay in Hong Kong.
Click HERE for a prospectus of her lecture abstracts.