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LINGUIST List 19.3159

Fri Oct 17 2008

Jobs: Phonetics, Speech Science: Asst/Assoc Prof, U of British Columbia

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        1.    Edna Dharmaratne, Phonetics, Speech Science: Asst/Assoc Prof, University of British Columbia, Canada


Message 1: Phonetics, Speech Science: Asst/Assoc Prof, University of British Columbia, Canada
Date: 17-Oct-2008
From: Edna Dharmaratne <edharmarinterchange.ubc.ca>
Subject: Phonetics, Speech Science: Asst/Assoc Prof, University of British Columbia, Canada
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University or Organization: University of British Columbia
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.ubc.ca
Job Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Speech Science


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia invites
applications for a tenure-track position in Phonetics/Speech Science to
begin July 1, 2009, with appointment at the rank of either Assistant or
Associate Professor. The successful candidate should have a primary
specialization in Phonetics or Speech Science, with preferred emphasis in
acoustic phonetics and/or speech perception (to complement the Department's
existing experimental strengths in articulatory phonetics, speech science,
psycholinguistics, and first language acquisition). We especially encourage
applicants with research expertise in one or more of the following areas:
interfaces between phonetics/speech science and other domains of language
(semantics, syntax, morphology, phonology), linguistic fieldwork, less
well-studied languages (esp. First Nations (Amerindian) or African), or
language acquisition or processing. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in
linguistics or a related field (or be near completion) and are expected to
demonstrate potential for high quality research and enthusiastic teaching
of a variety of courses in phonetics and speech science at the graduate and
undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain
an active program of research, teaching (including graduate supervision),
and service. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary
will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, representative
samples of published or unpublished work, evidence of teaching
effectiveness, and any additional supporting documents to the address
below. In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential
letters of recommendation to be sent (hardcopy) under separate cover to the
address below. For full consideration, all materials (including letters)
should arrive by the deadline. For information about the department, please
visit our website.

Prof. Joseph Stemberger, Head
Department of Linguistics
Email: stemberginterchange.ubc.ca

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is
committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be
given priority.

Application Deadline: 05-Dec-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Joseph Stemberger
Dept. of Linguistics, University of British Columbia
Totem Field Studios
2613 West Mall
Vancouver V6T 1Z4
Canada
Contact Information:
Mrs Edna Dharmaratne
Email: edharmarinterchange.ubc.ca
Phone: 6048224256
Fax: 6048229687
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