24.4505, Jobs: Phonetics: Post Doc, Michigan State University

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Subject: 24.4505, Jobs: Phonetics: Post Doc, Michigan State University

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Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:06:53
From: Eric Hunter [ejhunter at msu.edu]
Subject: Phonetics: Post Doc, Michigan State University, Michigan, USA

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University or Organization: Michigan State University 
Department: Communicative Sciences and Disorders
Job Location: Michigan, USA 
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Neurolinguistics; Phonetics 


Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in Voice Biomechanics and Acoustics Laboratory Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Michigan State University.

Applications are invited for up to two one-year postdoctoral positions at the Vocal Biomechanics and Acoustics Laboratory at Michigan State Univ. Depending on productivity and a candidate’s desire to grow independent research, the position will allow for additional years. This position is part of a larger funded project to study gender specific speech production techniques in high voice use occupations. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing written/oral presentations for journal publications and conferences. The researcher will also assist with helping to plan/conduct experiments, including speech production and vocal fatigue experiments. Additional experiments will include room acoustic characterization.  Evidence of scholarly productivity in the form of journal articles, conference proceedings, and/or conference presentations is mandatory. Additional responsibilities will include oversight of undergraduate and graduate students working on the project.
A requirement for the position is good familiarity with the published literature on processes in speech production and acoustical analysis techniques. An additional requirement is a solid understanding of laboratory speech recording techniques or expertise in recording bio-signals.  In addition, a strong preference will be given to applicants with good familiarity with the published literature on voice problems in occupational voice users and understanding of room acoustics. Other desired skills include experience or exposure to statistical methods, signal processing, speech perception, computer scripting (e.g. MATLAB, PRAAT scripts, Python), and comfort with equipment.

A Ph.D. degree is required for this position; preference may be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in hand.  Relevant areas for the Ph.D. are Acoustics, Engineering, Bioengineering, Speech and Hearing Science, Psychology, and Linguistics. The successful candidate will have excellent organization and communication skills and strong personal motivation. Background and experience with submission of manuscripts to scholarly journals is desirable; other desirable skills include training in acoustic analysis of speech segments and/or speech prosody, computer programming skills, and/or music performance and/or theory. English language proficiency required. The salary range is will depend on applicant’s incoming skill set. The position includes health coverage per Michigan State University procedures.

To apply for this position, please refer to posting #8600 and complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website at the application URL below. Review of applications begins immediately; applications received by November 15, 2013 will receive full consideration. Applications received later than this date will be considered until the position is filled or January 6, 2014, whichever is earlier. Work begins as soon as possible and not later than March 1, 2014. Inquiries can be sent by email to Dr. Eric Hunter at the contact email address below.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 10-May-2014 
Web Address for Applications: http://www.Click2Apply.net/kwwyp2r 
Contact Information:
	Dr. Eric Hunter 
	Email: ejhunter at msu.edu 

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