LINGUIST List 8.1363

Thu Sep 25 1997

Jobs: Acoustic Phonetics, Phonetic Theory

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  1. Clifton L. Pye, Acoustic Phonetics
  2. Frederick Newmeyer, Phonetic Theory

Message 1: Acoustic Phonetics

Date: Wed, 24 Sep 1997 15:51:26 -0700
From: Clifton L. Pye <pyersqrUKANS.EDU>
Subject: Acoustic Phonetics

The Linguistics Department at The University of Kansas invites
applications for a tenure-track position in acoustic phonetics at the
rank of Assistant Professor starting August 16, 1998, subject to
budgetary approval. A Ph.D. in Linguistics or related area is required.
The ideal candidate should have a strong record of funded research in
acoustic analysis. The appointee will participate in the development of
an undergraduate course sequence in acoustic phonetics. It is essential
that the successful candidate also be able to teach introductory
linguistics as well as courses in another area of linguistics (e.g.,
phonology, field methods, or Native American languages). Application
letter, CV (including the names and addresses of three references), and
a sample publication should be sent to: Linguistics Search Committee,
Linguistics Department, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045.
Please include phone numbers and email addresses. Further information
concerning the position may be obtained by telephone (785 864-3450) or
e-mail (

The search committee will begin considering applications on December 15,
1997. EO/AA Employer.
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Message 2: Phonetic Theory

Date: Wed, 24 Sep 1997 14:42:29 -0700 (PDT)
From: Frederick Newmeyer <>
Subject: Phonetic Theory

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Department of Linguistics, University of Washington.
A tenure-track appointment is intended in the area of experimental
linguistics with primary research specialization in phonetic theory.
Duties will include teaching of undergraduate and research courses in
phonetics; supervision of graduate students; administration (with
phonology faculty) of the departmental phonetics lab; and forging ties
with local industry involved in speech synthesis and recognition research.

Applicants should have the Ph. D. degree by the time the position begins.
Applications, including a curriculum vitae, statement of research and
teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation, should be sent to
Prof. Ellen Kaisse, Chair, Phonetics Search Committee, Department of
Linguistics, University of Washington, Box 354340, Seattle, WA 98195-4340.
Priority will be given to applications received before December 1, 1997.
The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and
strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. The
University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.
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