LINGUIST List 29.1051
Wed Mar 07 2018
Jobs: Applied Linguistics; Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>
Allison Thompson <amt79
Applied Linguistics; Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc,
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University or Organization: University of
Department: Department of Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.pitt.edu/
Job Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Corpus Linguistics
The Department of Linguistics at the University of
Pittsburgh is pleased to invite applications from creative, highly-qualified and
motivated researchers for a 20-month postdoctoral position. The beginning date of
the appointment would be September, 1 2018 continuing through August 31, 2019 with
the possibility of renewal through April 30, 2020.
The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in linguistics with an emphasis on
working on corpora and on L2 data using computational tools. We value rigor and an
inter-disciplinary approach that includes diverse theoretical viewpoints, and a
collaborative perspective. The applicant will be working closely with Professor Alan
and Dr. Na-Rae Han (http://www.linguistics.pitt.edu/people/na-rae-han
and their ELI corpus data mining team. Experience using Python and other data
science techniques is essential. An additional advantage will be knowledge of PRAAT
and experience with phonetic analysis.
Applications should include a cover
letter describing your database analysis experience and qualifications for the
position, a CV, a two-page research proposal, and contact information for 3
references. Research statements must specify how the applicant’s research will
integrate with and benefit from working with the SLA group at Pitt. Specifically,
there is an opportunity to work on a longitudinal corpus of L2 spoken and written
learner language. Other collaborators include Dr. Na-Rae Han and graduate students.
The position may involve some teaching, but this part of the post-doc is negotiable.
Compensation includes a competitive salary and benefits plan. The position
will remain open until filled.
Please direct questions and interest in the
position to the contact email below. Complete applications should be sent to this
Application documents should be sent to Allison Thompson at amt79
University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and
values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.
Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2018 (Open until
Email Address for Applications: AMT79
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