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LINGUIST List 24.4218

Fri Oct 25 2013

Jobs: Papuan; Anthro Ling; Lang Doc; Phonetics; Socioling: Post Doc, The Australian National University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 24-Oct-2013
From: Nick Evans <nicholas.evansanu.edu.au>
Subject: Papuan; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Documentation; Phonetics; Sociolinguistics: Post Doc, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
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University or Organization: The Australian National University
Department: Department of Linguistics, School of Culture, History & Language, ANU College of Asia and Pacific
Job Location: Canberra, ACT, Australia
Web Address: http://chl.anu.edu.au/
Job Title: Research Fellow

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics; Language Documentation; Phonetics; Sociolinguistics; Sociophonetics

Required Language(s): Papuan Malay (pmy)

Description:

***This announcement has been modified. Please see the updated job announcement: http://linguistlist.org/issues/24/24-4267.html

Applications are invited from suitably qualified scholars for a postdoctoral fellowship to work with Prof Nick Evans’ Laureate Fellowship project, ‘The Wellsprings of Linguistic Diversity’. This is a five year fixed term position within the School of Culture, History and Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, starting June 30th 2014. The successful applicant would have a PhD in a relevant discipline.
S/he will carry out independent and team based research as per project plan, which will focus on providing expertise of language and social variation within the overall team through fieldwork in Southern New Guinea. The appointee will work under the supervision of the Laureate Project Leader, work closely with other team members and PhD students in the design and analysis of sociolinguistic data collection in the field, with particular regard to phonetic, social-network, anthropological context, and recording-technology and archiving aspects of the project.

Applicant should submit a full CV a statement addressing each of the selection criteria and three referee reports by the closing date.

The University actively encourages applications from candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and is working hard to support their choices and inclusion in the workplace. If you are interested in talking about working at ANU as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person, please contact our Indigenous Consultant at the application email address below.

For further information, please see the application URL below. A detailed project overview is provided in the ad for this role. Intending applicants should read this document carefully before preparing their application.

Application Deadline: 24-Nov-2013

Email Address for Applications: indigenous.employmentanu.edu.au
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.anu.edu.au/PositionDetail.aspx?p=3605
Contact Information:
Professor Nick Evans
Email: nicholas.evansanu.edu.au
Phone: +61 (0)2 6125 0028

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