LINGUIST List 27.2314

Mon May 23 2016

Jobs: Phonetics: Post Doc, University of Michigan

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 20-May-2016
From: Jelena Krivokapic <>
Subject: Phonetics: Post Doc, University of Michigan, Michigan, USA
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University or Organization: University of Michigan
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Researcher in speech production

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Phonetics


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in phonetics in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Michigan, with the focus on speech production. The initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. A Ph.D. in Linguistics or a related discipline is required, as well as experience with speech articulation and preferably with electromagnetic articulometry (EMA). Expertise in programing is required, and experience with MATLAB and signal processing is helpful.

The department is in the process of setting up dual Carstens electromagnetic articulometry (EMA) systems for studying conversational interaction and speech production in general. The primary responsibility of the successful applicant will be to assist with all aspects of conducting EMA experiments (participant recruitment, preparing and running experiments, post-processing, and write-up), and managing the EMA lab in general. The applicant will also be encouraged to work on their own research projects and to interact with the university's wider research environment. This includes a large phonetics community (with work conducted in both production and perception), and students and faculty in Linguistics, Psychology, and the new Weinberg Institute for Cognitive Science. In addition to EMA, laboratory facilities in the Department of Linguistics include eye tracking, ultrasound, oral/nasal airflow, EGG, and EEG.

A cover letter explaining qualifications for the position, a CV, a research statement (up to two pages), and one or more (up to three) representative publications, manuscripts, or dissertation chapters should be sent to the email address below. Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to that address. The starting date of the postdoctoral position is 15 September, 2016.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Application Deadline: 28-Jun-2016 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Jelena Krivokapic

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