LINGUIST List 29.2865

Wed Jul 11 2018

Jobs: Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, University of York

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 11-Jul-2018
From: Dunstan Brown <>
Subject: Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, University of York, UK
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University or Organization: University of York
Department: Language and Linguistic Science
Job Location: York, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology


Department of Language and Linguistic Science

Language & Linguistic Science at York is a leading department for linguistics and is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology to contribute to teaching on our undergraduate English language and linguistics programmes, as well as programmes at postgraduate level from 1 October 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is full-time.

You will contribute to the development of research objectives and projects, carrying out individual and collaborative research. You will contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes, presenting papers at conferences and workshops, publishing chapters, papers, and articles in academic journals. In your teaching you will design, develop and deliver a range of phonetics and phonology modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will also undertake a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.

Skills, Experience & Qualification Needed:
You are an early to mid-career linguist, with a PhD in Linguistics or closely related field, who is establishing, or has established, a track record of high quality research and are committed to excellence in teaching and supervision. We particularly welcome applications from scholars whose research and teaching interests include one or more of the following:
- Acoustic phonetics
- Articulatory phonetics
- Computational modelling
- Forensic speech science
- Phonological development
- Phonological theory
- Phonetics
- Multimodality
- Quantitative methods
- Sociophonetics

In addition to detailed subject knowledge you should demonstrate highly developed oral and written communication skills, and provide evidence of attention to detail and commitment to high quality in your work.

This post is available full-time, on an open contract.

The starting date is 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of Department (Professor Dunstan Brown) by e-mail. For further information please see the department web pages at

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

Application Deadline: 15-Aug-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Dunstan Brown

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