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LINGUIST List 21.1342

Fri Mar 19 2010

Jobs: Phonetics; Phonology: Post Doc/PhD Positions, Macquarie U

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        1.    Katherine Demuth, Phonetics; Phonology; Morphology: Post Doc/PhD Positions, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Message 1: Phonetics; Phonology; Morphology: Post Doc/PhD Positions, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Date: 17-Mar-2010
From: Katherine Demuth <katherine.demuthling.mq.edu.au>
Subject: Phonetics; Phonology; Morphology: Post Doc/PhD Positions, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
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University or Organization: Macquarie University
Department: Linguistics/Centre for Language Science (CLaS)
Job Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Web Address: http://www.ling.mq.edu.au/clas/
Job Rank: Post Doc/PhD Positions

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Morphology; Phonetics; Phonology


Description:

Positions in Phonological Development: Postdoc, PhD Support

Several positions at various levels (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, PhD
students) are available at Macquarie University to pursue research on
issues of phonological and morphological development in various populations
as part of the new Phonological Development Project at The Centre for
Language Sciences (CLaS). Positions are available beginning August 1, 2010
and will remain open until filled.

The project addresses issues regarding how and when phonological and
morphological representations develop, and how this is realized in speech
perception, planning and production. It uses a wide variety of data and
research methods (corpus analysis, language production experiments,
acoustic analysis, ultrasound, MEG, computational modeling). We are
particularly interested in experimentalists with a solid background in
statistics and acoustic phonetics, including knowledge of spectral
analysis. Experience with ultrasound, MEG, and/or running experiments with
young children is also welcomed.

Macquarie University continues its long tradition in the speech sciences by
bringing together researchers concerned with all aspects of speech
perception and production. This is enhanced by excellent facilities for
conducting linguistic research on a range of typical and language-impaired
child and adult populations, as well as the only child-sized MEG machine in
the world. All will be brought under one roof with the opening of the new
Hearing Hub, which will house researchers and clinicians from Linguistics,
Cognitive Science, the National Acoustics Laboratory, Cochlear and others.

Postdoctoral Package: From $79,843 pa, including (Level A, Step 6) base
salary $67,468 to $72,372 pa, annual leave loading and 17% employer's
superannuation.

Those interested should contact Katherine Demuth at the email address below.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Katherine Demuth, Professor
Centre for Language Sciences (CLaS)
Department of Linguistics
Macquarie University, NSW 2109
Sydney
Australia
Email Address for Applications: katherine.demuthling.mq.edu.au
Contact Information:
Katherine Demuth
Email: katherine.demuthling.mq.edu.au
Phone: +61 (0) 2 9850 8783
Fax: +61 (0) 2 9850 9352
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