LINGUIST List 31.3891

Wed Dec 16 2020

Jobs: General Linguistics: Manager, Queen Mary, University of London

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 16-Dec-2020
From: Hazel Tsoi-Wiles <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Manager, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
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University or Organization: Queen Mary, University of London
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Technical Manager for Linguistics

Job Rank: Manager

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


About the Role :
The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is looking to appoint a full time, permanent Technical Manager for Linguistics, within the Department of Linguistics to provide colleagues with technical support within our Experimental Laboratories, including a Phonetics Laboratory, a Language Acquisition Laboratory, and behavioural testing spaces.

You will be responsible for providing expert technical support to colleagues in Linguistics and acting as technical manager of the Phonetics, Language Acquisition, and Experimental Linguistics laboratories. You will be expected to oversee the day to day set-up, maintenance and smooth running of the laboratories, including the maintenance and ordering of the software, equipment, and chemicals used in experimental linguistics, and to participate in logistical developments and resource planning. You will also contribute to laboratory related teaching and research, for instance by giving technical advice on the use of complex equipment and software, providing expert technical training, supporting programming for experimental protocols, and advising on research design and analysis.

About You:
You will have an Degree or equivalent professional qualifications, with experience in working with laboratory equipment, apparatus and software used in phonetics and experimental linguistics (e.g. EEG, ultrasound, eye-tracking), or related fields (incl. sound engineering, recording and digital signal processing, acoustics). You will have the ability to provide technical advice and guidance, together with the ability to coordinate and plan experiments. Good organisational and communication skills, and the ability to work constructively and flexibly with colleagues are also essential.

Please apply online. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Hagit Borer at the contact information provided below.

Application Deadline: 24-Jan-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Hagit Borer

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