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Job Announcement: University of Chicago

Cognitive Science; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics; Sociophonetics: Post Doc/Researcher, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA

Employer: University of Chicago
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Title: Post-doc/research specialist
Rank: Post Doc
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Cognitive Science
LL Issue: 24.123
Date Submitted: 09-Jan-2013
Job Description: The postdoctoral researcher assists in projects related to (1) rational modeling of perceptual compensation for contextual variation, and (2) experimental investigations of contextual effects on speech perception. Primary responsibilities include setting up and performing experiments, collecting, maintaining and analyzing data, conducting literature reviews, assisting with preparing reports, manuscripts and other documents, interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator. Other responsibilities may include the following non-laboratory duties: assisting in recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support.

This is a twelve-month position that, depending upon funding, may be renewable for a second term.

Competitive applicant must have an advanced degree. PhD in Linguistics, Cognitive Science, or a related field referred.

To be considered for this position, candidates must apply online and must submit a list of supplemental material in PDF as indicated here. Please know that your supplemental material is to be housed on the web, which means you are to create a web address for us where we can view your material. In the application process, you will be asked to provide the web address. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department.

The supplemental materials to be submitted in PDF are:
1. Cover letter explaining qualifications for the position (maximum of two pages)
2. Three representative publications, or writing samples
3. Curriculum Vita (CV)
4. Reference Contact information for at least three references
5. Research Statement (maximum of two pages)

Interested candidates must apply on-line at the application website address below.

For more details regarding requirements of the position, please also visit the application website address.

University of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Candidates from groups that are under-represented in their disciplines, including women, ethnic minorities, and individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application URL:
Contact Information: Alan  Yu
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