26.1739, Jobs: Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, McMaster University

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Subject: 26.1739, Jobs: Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, McMaster University

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Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:15:51
From: Bianca James [jamesb4 at mcmaster.ca]
Subject: Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

University or Organization: McMaster University 
Department: Linguistics and Languages
Job Location: Hamilton, ON, Canada 
Web Address: http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~linguistics/
Job Title: Contractually Limited Appointment Position in Experimental Phonetics/Phonology
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology 


The Department of Linguistics and Languages of McMaster University invites
applications for a three-year Contractually Limited Appointment position in
experimental phonetics/phonology at the Assistant Professor level, commencing
July 1, 2015. At the time of appointment, applicants should have a Ph.D. in
linguistics, with evidence of strong research potential and evidence of
experimental expertise.

The Department of Linguistics and Languages is home to two undergraduate
programs (Linguistics; Cognitive Science of Language) and the graduate program
(MSc; PhD) in the Cognitive Science of Language. The programs are
interdisciplinary and include faculty from Humanities, Science, and Health
Sciences. The department has a strong research orientation and has expertise
in Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Neurolinguistics, Psycholinguistics,
Applied Linguistics, and Corpus Linguistics. The successful candidate should
be able to teach theoretical and experimental courses in phonetics and
phonology both at the undergraduate and graduate level, and should have a keen
interest in pursuing collaborative research within the department and beyond.
Familiarity in all aspects of phonetics (articulatory, auditory, acoustic),
with a focus on experimental methods (e.g., palatography), and an interest in
clinical applications is an asset as is an interest in Speech Language
Pathology. The department currently houses a neurolinguistics lab, brain and
memory lab, eye-tracking lab, syntax lab and a phonetics lab that will be
fully at the disposal of the successful candidate. Other resources available
to the successful candidate include a number of high resolution EEG systems,
eye-movement recording facilities, and a 3T research only MRI. For further
information on the Department of Linguistics and Languages, please see

The starting date for the appointment is scheduled for July 1, 2015.  Starting
salary will be based on experience and qualifications. Applicants should
submit a CV, representative samples of their research, and arrange for 3
letters of recommendation to be sent by email to: Ms. Bianca James,
Administrative Assistant, Department of Linguistics at the application email
below.  Email is the preferred means of application but if email is not
convenient, the postal address below should be used.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens
and permanent residents will be given priority.  McMaster University is
committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a
diverse faculty and staff.  The University encourages applications from all
qualified candidates including women, members of visible minorities,
Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with

Applications received by May 15, 2015 will receive full consideration but the
position will remain open until filled.

Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2015 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Ms. N. Cole 
	Department of Linguistics & Languages 
	McMaster University, Togo Salmon Hall 
	1280 Main Street West 
	Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M2 
Email Address for Applications: jamesb4 at mcmaster.ca 
Contact Information:
	Ms. Bianca James 
	Email: jamesb4 at mcmaster.ca 

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