Full-time early stage researcher/PhD student position available to work on social cognition and bilingualism.


Applications are invited for a full-time Early Stage Researcher/PhD student position in Psychology of Language and Bilingualism Lab, led by Zofia Wodniecka, at the Institute of Psychology at Jagiellonian University (Krakow), The position is part of The Multilingual Mind project (MultiMind), MultMind is an international, multidisciplinary and multisectorial training network on multilingualism and is funded by the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska Curie grant agreement No 765556.


More on the research project (ESR Project (ESR9)

Title: The flexibility of social categorization: How bilingual experience influences social information processing

Main supervisor: Zofia Wodniecka; ESR9 Committee: Marcin Bukowski (Jagiellonian University); Juan Lupiáñez (University of Granada)

Please see this link to project description ((ESR9 Project):


We search for a person holding a degree in Psychology, with experience in experimental cognitive and social research, advanced statistical methods (e.g. moderation & mediation analyses, mixed models approach, etc.), knowledge of programs for experimental research (e.g. E-Prime, PsychoPy, Inquisit etc.). Strong programming and statistical skills is a plus. Knowledge of Polish will be an asset, but it’s optional. Evidence of academic achievements, documented ability to work independently and in a team, experience in conducting psychological research will be an asset. Knowledge of cognitive psychology and social cognition is fundamental. Cultural competences, self-discipline and high work motivation are also essential.


For further information contact Dr. Wodniecka & Dr. Bukowski at:


Starting date for all ESRs: 1st September 2018 (negotiable)


Duration of the research employment: 36 months


Salary: The ESR will receive a Living Allowance (€3,110 per month multiplied by the country correction coefficient for Poland: 76.4% which is approximately €2376) and a Mobility Allowance (€600 per month). ESRs who have a family at the beginning of their employment will also receive a family allowance (€500 per month).


How to Apply:

You must send a project application form and supporting documents to

The application form and application process is described here:

More information about all open ESR positions is here:

The initial closing date for the positions will be June 30, 2018, but applications will continue to be considered until suitable candidates have been appointed.



MultiMind program


We are looking for a PhD candidate in the field of multilingualism. For more information go to MultiMind program website (project ESR9).



New big project!


We are starting our new attrition project – Polski na Emigracji! Our goal is to explore effects of a long-term immersion in the second language and a short-term reimmersion in the first language.

For more details, please visit our website (in Polish).





Another publication co-authored by a member of Langusta Laboratory – dr Jakub Szewczyk. We encourage you to read the text on the impact of computer games on reading abilities in children with dyslexia published in Scientific Reports.

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