LINGUIST List 29.855
Thu Feb 22 2018
Jobs: Cognitive Science; Phonetics; Psycholinguistics; Second Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Oregon
Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>
Melissa Baese-Berk <mbaesebe
Cognitive Science; Phonetics; Psycholinguistics; Second
Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Oregon, USA E-mail this
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University or Organization: University of Oregon
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Web Address: https://www.speechperceptionproductionlab.com
Job Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Job Rank: Post Doc
Areas: Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Psycholinguistics; Second
The Speech Perception &
Production Laboratory at the University of Oregon is seeking applicants for a
Postdoctoral Scholar. The researcher will work with Dr. Melissa Baese-Berk in the
new Spoken Language Research Laboratories facilities on an NSF-funded project on the
relationship between speech perception and production. The researcher will work on a
number of ongoing projects under this grant.
Responsibilities will include:
- Preparing written and oral presentations of the research for journal articles
and conference presentations;
- Overseeing data collection and analysis for
ongoing projects in the lab;
- Spearheading new projects under the grant; and
- Supervising undergraduate and graduate researchers working on the project.
There will be ample opportunity and encouragement to participate in the
wider intellectual community at the University of Oregon, including colloquia hosted
by the Department of Linguistics, the Department of Psychology, and the Institute of
The faculty in the Spoken Language Research Laboratories in
the Department of Linguistics at the University of Oregon areas of expertise are in
child language, bilingualism, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics. We also have
strong ties with faculty in Psychology, particularly in the areas of developmental
psychology and cognitive neuroscience. In addition to spoken language research, the
Department of Linguistics has significant strengths in historical linguistics and
The position will begin in Fall of 2018 and is for one year,
with an option to renew the position for a second year. Review of applications will
begin on March 15th and continue until the position is filled.
please send a brief cover letter explaining your background and research interests,
CV including publications, a writing sample and contact information for three
references as attachments in an email addressed to Dr. Melissa Baese-Berk.
- PhD in Linguistics, Psychology, or Speech & Hearing Sciences.
- Expertise and a strong interest in second
language acquisition and/or psycholinguistic theory and methodology.
University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, ADA-compliant
institution dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic
faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. To these
ends, we strongly encourage applications from historically marginalized and
currently underrepresented communities including but not limited to ethnic and
racial minorities, women, LGBTQs, veterans, and the alternatively-abled.
University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association
of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “highest research activity”
ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO
enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,200 graduate students representing all
50 states and nearly 100 countries. The UO’s beautiful, 295-acre campus features
state-of-the art facilities in an arboretum-like setting. The UO is located in
Eugene, a vibrant city of 157,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary
offerings, a pleasant climate, and a community engaged in environmental and social
concerns. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the
Cascade Mountains, and Portland.
Application Deadline: (Open until
Email Address for Applications: mbaesebe
Dr. Melissa Baese-Berk
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