LINGUIST List 29.1816

Mon Apr 30 2018

Jobs: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Post Doc, University of Potsdam

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Date: 28-Apr-2018
From: Adamantios Gafos <>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Post Doc, University of Potsdam, Germany
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University or Organization: University of Potsdam, Germany
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Potsdam, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Post-doc position in Phonetics-Phonology

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Potsdam invites applications for one Postdoc position. Candidates should seek to address problems in Phonetics-Phonology using an integrative approach, by employing combinations of theoretical, computational/mathematical and experimental methods.

Prior research experience in the area of phonology-phonetics is a must, but field of past degrees or specialization is not in itself critical. Candidates with an unconventional training background are welcome.

Responsibilities include:
- original research in phonology-phonetics;
- teaching, for 4 hours per week;
- assisting with design and execution of experiments;
- data analysis;
- participating in writing of papers as part of the research team;
- participating in writing of grants towards the eventual goal of independent funding.

The deadline for the application is June 12, 2018; the recruitment process will continue until the position is filled. International applicants are welcome. Applications should be submitted in the form of a CV, the names and contact information of at least two references, academic transcripts or their equivalent, a sample of research work, and a brief letter of application (a single document with the above parts is preferred). Submission is via email to the address below.

The Postdoc position should begin by September 2018 (a PhD is required). The term of the appointment is for one year initially, which can be extended for a second year contingent on performance and continued funding. Salary and benefits are determined by the German pay scale for state employees. The pay scale, with monthly gross income in Euro, is available at - known as TV-L Band 13 with the specific salary level within this Band depending on prior experience. The University of Potsdam is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact for questions/application: Adamantios Gafos, email address below.

Application Deadline: 12-Jun-2018 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof A Gafos

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