LINGUIST List 24.3098

Tue Jul 30 2013

Jobs: Cog Sci; Phonetics; Phonology: Asst Prof, University of California, Davis

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 30-Jul-2013
From: Patrick Farrell <>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis, California, USA
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University or Organization: University of California, Davis Department: Linguistics Job Location: California, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Phonetics; Phonology


Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Davis. This is a nine-month tenure-track faculty appointment

The Department of Linguistics manages the undergraduate program in linguistics, supports an interdisciplinary graduate group that manages M.A. and Ph.D. programs in linguistics, and contributes to a faculty cluster with collaborative research and teaching missions in cognitive science.

Responsibilities:The appointee is expected to conduct research at the interface between linguistics and cognitive science focused on the production or perception of spoken or signed language, and/or phonetic science or laboratory phonology. Possible research specialties include but are not limited to application of experimental methods to the analysis of articulatory processes, computer simulations in phonetics and phonology, application of statistical methods and principles of information theory to the study of the acoustic signal, contextual recognition of sound and integration of multimodal cues in speech processing, computational models of the representation of language sounds, the cognitive and perceptual reality of phonological constructs, and the development and analysis of spoken/signed language corpora.

The appointee will be required to teach courses in phonetics and phonology, undergraduate-level courses in general topics in linguistics or cognitive science, and graduate level courses in the area of specialization. Supervision of graduate students, student advising, involvement in curricular development, and performance of University service are expected.

Qualifications:A Ph.D. in linguistics, cognitive science, or a closely related field is required prior to the beginning of the appointment service period start date. The applicant should also have experience and interests related to production or perception of spoken or signed language, phonetic science, or laboratory phonology. A background in cognitive science, psychology of language, clinical linguistics, mathematical and statistical methods in language research, corpus linguistics, or natural language processing is desired.

Salary:Commensurate with experience within the Assistant Professor ranks at the University of California.

Appointment date: Position will begin July 1, 2014.

Applications:To apply, please visit the application URL below. Inquiries should be directed to Patrick Farrell at the application address or contact email address below.

Applicants should submit: a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and background, official transcripts, copies of relevant publications and/or submitted manuscripts, a summary or abstract of the Ph.D. dissertation, and three letters of recommendation.

The position will remain open until filled. Applications received by November 1, 2013 will receive full initial consideration.

The University of California, Davis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2013 Mailing Address for Applications:
Patrick Farrell Phonetics/Phonology and Cognitive Science Search Committee Chair Department of Linguistics, University of California, Davis One Shields Avenue Davis, CA 95616 USA Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Patrick Farrell Email: Phone: (530) 848-2874 Fax: (530) 752-3156

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