LINGUIST List 29.2866

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 (fixed term)
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology


Department of Language and Linguistic Science

Language & Linguistic Science at York is seeking to appoint a Lecturer
(Research & Teaching) in Phonetics and Phonology to teach on its undergraduate
and taught masters programmes. This role is cover for a senior department
member who is taking up a key strategic role within the University. The
appointment is fixed term for three years and nine months.

You will take the lead in teaching a variety of phonetics and phonology
modules. In the academic session 2018-2019 you will be expected to teach the
following: Advanced Phonetics (PGT), Articulatory & Impressionistic Phonetics
(UG and PGT), Introduction to Phonetics & Phonology (UG). As the role develops
you may be expected to contribute to the further development of phonetics and
phonology as part of the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum. You will
also lead on and/or contribute to the production of research outputs and
research outcomes, contribute to supervision of students’ work, for both
final-year undergraduate and masters dissertations, as well as pastoral duties
and administration within the Department.

Skills, Experience & Qualification Needed:
You are an early career linguist with a PhD in Linguistics or closely related
field. You are familiar with the latest advances in phonetics and phonology
and have a track record of high quality teaching, in a variety of formats,
including lectures and seminars. 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

This post is available full-time on a fixed term basis, for 3 years and 9

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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