LINGUIST List 15.1330

Tue Apr 27 2004

Jobs: Lang Acquisition: Post Doc, Wayne State U

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  1. geoffnathan, English, Spanish, & Lang Acquisition: Post Doc, Wayne State U

Message 1: English, Spanish, & Lang Acquisition: Post Doc, Wayne State U

Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2004 11:16:02 -0400 (EDT)
From: geoffnathan <>
Subject: English, Spanish, & Lang Acquisition: Post Doc, Wayne State U

University or Organization: Wayne State University
Department: Linguistics
Rank of Job: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition, Phonetics, Phonology
Required Language(s): English (Code = ENG); Spanish (Code = SPN)


The Audiology and Speech Language Pathology Department, the Romance
Languages Department and the Linguistics Program at Wayne State
University are looking for a qualified Post-Doctoral researcher with
expertise in the acquisition of prosody by English- and Spanish
speaking children. Knowledge of TOBi trancription system and
statistical analysis preferred. The Post-Doctoral candidate will be
working on a research project with Jean Andruski, Eugenia Casielles
and Geoff Nathan. This project aims at collecting, analyzing and
making publicly available a set of high-quality audio baseline data on
the use of prosody by monolingual English and Spanish children. The
collection of data is already under way and the candidate is expected
to phonetically transcribe spontaneous child and adult speech, analyze
selected portions of data for characteristics related to rhythm and
intonation, participate in grant writing, and supervise a research
graduate student.

This position is initially for one year with a second year renewal
possible, and starts in August 2004. Salary: $33,000 plus associated
benefits and a travel allowance.

All applicants must submit evidence that all requirements for the
degree will be completed by August 1st, 2004. Qualified candidates
should e-mail a cover letter, a vita, availability information, names
and contact information for three references and sample publications
to Eugenia Casielles at

Wayne State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Eugenia Casielles
	Romance Languages and Literatures
	487 Manoogian Hall, 906 W. Warren
	Detroit, MI 48202
	United States of America 	

	Applications are due by 15-May-2004 

Contact Information:
	Geoffrey Nathan
	Tel: 313 577-1259
	Fax: 313-577-0404

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