LINGUIST List 23.4982

Thu Nov 29 2012

Jobs: Phonetics: Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <>

Date: 29-Nov-2012
From: Amy Forsyth <>
Subject: Phonetics: Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: University of PennsylvaniaJob Location: Pennsylvania, USAWeb Address: Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania invitesapplications for a tenure-track position in Phonetics at the rank of AssistantProfessor. The position will begin on July 1, 2013 at the earliest. Thesuccessful candidate is expected to have the Ph.D. by the start of theappointment.

Applicants should present a proven record of research and evidence ofexcellence in teaching. Duties will include directing the phoneticslaboratory. The department particularly encourages applications from scholarswho can contribute to Penn's tradition of cooperation across subdisciplineswithin linguistics and can participate actively in interdisciplinary researchin cognitive science. Special areas of interest include sociophonetics, theformal interface of phonetics with other subfields, and the application ofcomputational techniques to large corpora of phonetic data.

The Department of Linguistics is strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan forFaculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a diverse faculty (formore information see:

Candidates are to apply at the application URL below.

Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research andteaching interests, and representative publications. Also, applicants mustsubmit the names and contact information of three referees who have agreed toprovide a letter of reference. The University will contact the referees withinstructions on how to submit their letters.

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2013, and will continue untilthe position is filled. It is advised that candidates apply as early aspossible. Inquiries may be sent to the application email address below.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunityemployer.

Application Deadline:

Email Address for Applications:

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