LINGUIST List 23.2914

Tue Jul 03 2012

Jobs: Phonetics, Speech Perception, Speech Production: Lecturer, University College London

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <>

Date: 03-Jul-2012
From: Andrew Faulkner <>
Subject: Phonetics, Speech Perception, Speech Production: Lecturer, University College London, London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University College London Department: Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences Job Location: London, United Kingdom Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Speech Perception, Speech Production


UCL Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, Faculty of BrainSciences, Research Department of Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences.

Salary inclusve of London Allowance: £39,818 - £46,972 pa.

UCL is one of the world's leading multidisciplinary universities. It is amodern, outward-looking institution, committed to engaging with the majorissues of our times. The Division of Psychology and Language Sciences,part of the university's Faculty of Brain Sciences, is internationally one of thelargest and most prestigious aggregations of researchers and teachers in thebehavioural sciences.

Duties and Responsibilities:We seek to appoint a lecturer with a strong developing research profile in anyarea of speech or phonetic science. We are seeking candidates who willcomplement existing expertise, attract independent funding and buildcollaborations within UCL, nationally and internationally. The successfulcandidate will be affiliated to the Research Department of Speech Hearingand Phonetic Sciences (Head: Dr Andrew Faulkner). He/she will contribute tocore teaching and develop new advanced-level teaching content, as well asengaging in training of PhD students and junior researchers.

The start date for the post will be from January 2013.Informal enquiries should be directed to the head of the research departmentof Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences, Andrew Faulkner(

RESEARCH ENVIRONMENTThe Research Department of Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences( is one of the largestgroupings of researchers addressing the perception and production of speechin the UK. It has outstanding facilities in a recently refurbished building and isco-located with the Research Departments of Linguistics, Language andCommunication, and Developmental Science. All of these departments arepart of the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences( within the newly formed Brain SciencesFaculty of UCL. The department has extensive laboratory facilities forresearch in speech and language including an anechoic chamber, 7 double-walled audiometric rooms (see and a newly installed a 64-channel EEG/ABR facility. Staff alsohave access to the divisionally-hosted BUCNI fMRI scanner and throughcollaborative links within the Faculty can secure access to MEG.

Summary of job functionThe postholder will be expected to undertake internationally recognisedresearch; to raise funds in order to support their research programme; tosupervise PhD students; to contribute to teaching and administration.

Application Deadline: 17-Aug-2012 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr Andrew Faulkner Email:

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