24.123, Jobs: Cog Sci; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholing; Sociophonetics: Post Doc/Researcher, University of Chicago
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Subject: 24.123, Jobs: Cog Sci; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholing; Sociophonetics: Post Doc/Researcher, University of Chicago
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Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:16:46
From: Alan Yu [aclyu at uchicago.edu]
Subject: Cognitive Science; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics; Sociophonetics: Post Doc/Researcher, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
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University or Organization: University of Chicago
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/phonlab/
Job Rank: Post Doc; Researcher
Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics; Sociophonetics
The postdoctoral researcher assists in projects related to (1) rational
modeling of perceptual compensation for contextual variation, and (2)
experimental investigations of contextual effects on speech perception.
Primary responsibilities include setting up and performing experiments,
collecting, maintaining and analyzing data, conducting literature reviews,
assisting with preparing reports, manuscripts and other documents, interacting
with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal
investigator. Other responsibilities may include the following non-laboratory
duties: assisting in recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting
with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data
collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general
This is a twelve-month position that, depending upon funding, may be renewable
for a second term.
Competitive applicant must have an advanced degree. PhD in Linguistics,
Cognitive Science, or a related field referred.
To be considered for this position, candidates must apply online and must
submit a list of supplemental material in PDF as indicated here. Please know
that your supplemental material is to be housed on the web, which means you
are to create a web address for us where we can view your material. In the
application process, you will be asked to provide the web address. If you
have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department.
The supplemental materials to be submitted in PDF are:
1. Cover letter explaining qualifications for the position (maximum of two
2. Three representative publications, or writing samples
3. Curriculum Vita (CV)
4. Reference Contact information for at least three references
5. Research Statement (maximum of two pages)
Interested candidates must apply on-line at the application website address
For more details regarding requirements of the position, please also visit the
application website address.
University of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Candidates from groups that are under-represented in their disciplines,
including women, ethnic minorities, and individuals with disabilities, are
encouraged to apply.
Web Address for Applications: https://jobopportunities.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=217866
Email: aclyu at uchicago.edu
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