LINGUIST List 29.2368

Mon Jun 04 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, The University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>


Date: 30-May-2018
From: Carol To <tokitsumhku.hk>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, The University of Hong Kong, China
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University or Organization: The University of Hong Kong
Department: Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences
Job Location: China, Hong Kong
Web Address: http://web.edu.hku.hk/division/division-of-speech-and-hearing-sciences/research
Job Title: Post-doctoral fellow

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Bilingualism


Description:

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences, Faculty of Education, to commence in Sept 2018 is renewable for a second year.

The position is available for a talented junior scientist who is interested in conducting research investigating the relationship between child language acquisition and sound change. The successful candidate will work with the team leaders (Drs. Carol To, Yao Yao, and Alan Yu) on studies investigating phonetic and phonological acquisition of Cantonese in different home language environments.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree in linguistics, speech and language studies, child language acquisition, cognitive science, psychology, or a related discipline at the time of appointment. Research experience with child-directed speech, bilingual phonological acquisition, and/or construction of child-directed speech (CDS) corpora are highly preferred. Abilities to speak Mandarin, Hindi/Urdu, and/or Cantonese would be desirable but not required. Excellent written and spoken English are essential.

Enquiries should be directed to Dr. Carol To at the contact information provided below.

Application Deadline: 15-Jul-2018

Email Address for Applications: tokitsumhku.hk
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.hku.hk/index.php?dg=90
Contact Information:
Associate Professor Carol TO
Email: tokitsumhku.hk

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