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LINGUIST List 19.1507

Wed May 07 2008

Jobs: English & Experimental Phonetics: Researcher, U Oxford

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        1.    Greg Kochanski, English & Experimental Phonetics: Researcher, The University of Oxford, UK


Message 1: English & Experimental Phonetics: Researcher, The University of Oxford, UK
Date: 06-May-2008
From: Greg Kochanski <greg.kochanskiphon.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: English & Experimental Phonetics: Researcher, The University of Oxford, UK
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University or Organization: The University of Oxford
Department: Phonetics Laboratory
Job Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.phon.ox.ac.uk
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Phonetics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Phonetics Laboratory

Grade 7: Salary £27,466 - £33,780 p.a. (with effect 01 May 2008)

An interdisciplinary project studying human speech production has an
opening for a Research Associate. We will study the rules that people use
to pronounce new words and, more generally, to understand the mechanisms
involved in pronunciation. The project involves non-invasive experiments on
human subjects, acoustic measurements of speech, speech recognition, and
signal processing. The project is an extensive test of exemplar models,
primarily as applied to speech production. We seek applicants with
experience relevant to one or more of these areas. Completion of the
requirements for a relevant doctoral degree by the start date is required.

The principal duties of the postholder will be: (i) Recruiting and managing
subjects; (ii) participating in experimental design and stimulus
generation; (iii) data collection, documentation and data management; and
(iv) participating in the data analysis. The postholder will be expected to
contribute to scientific publications.

The appointment is anticipated to be for 31 months, with an anticipated
start date of 01 September 2008. Salary will be dependent on skills and
experience. Applications should be sent by email or alternatively to Ms
Celia Glyn at the application address listed below.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Greg Kochanski. Further particulars
concerning this opening, and information about how to apply, may be found
on our web site at http://www.phon.ox.ac.uk/jobs/exemplar2_FP.html .

Application Deadline: 15-Jun-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms. Celia Glyn
Phonetics Laboratory, 41 Wellington Square
Oxford OX1 2JF
United Kingdom
Email Address for Applications: celia.glynphon.ox.ac.uk
Contact Information:
Dr. Greg Kochanski
Email: greg.kochanskiphon.ox.ac.uk
Phone: +44 1865 270446

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