[Tibeto-burman-linguistics] postdoctoral position for TB specialist available: apply by July 8

Carol Genetti cgenetti at linguistics.ucsb.edu
Wed Jun 23 05:15:55 UTC 2021

>> Please apply by July 8 <<

Professor Carol Genetti in the Division of Arts and Humanities, New York
University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a postdoctoral associate to conduct
research related to the documentation and analysis of Tibeto-Burman
languages. The successful candidate will create and archive digital
language corpora, use mixed methods to analyze language in connected
speech, and publish articles written from the perspective of linguistic
typology. In addition, the candidate will work with a multidisciplinary
team to design and create online training materials related to language
documentation and revitalization for speakers of endangered languages.

The successful applicant must have a PhD in Linguistics with a
specialization in Tibeto-Burman languages and experience in producing and
archiving a multimedia documentary corpus of an endangered language.
Completion of one or more training institutes preferred (e.g., ELDP grantee
training, CoLang). Proficiency in PRAAT, ELAN, FLEx, and R required, as
well as expertise in audio and video recording, and digital data
management. Applicants should have a record of successful grant writing and
article publication. Experience with the design, creation, and delivery of
training activities for speakers of endangered languages is preferred.
Proficiency in one or more regional languages of the Tibeto-Burman area

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter stating why
their background makes them a good candidate, curriculum vitae with full
publication list, statement of research interests, and names and contact
information for two referees.  Applications will be accepted immediately
and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. If you have
any questions, please email Carol Genetti on cgenetti at nyu.edu.

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to
relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

To apply:

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