Computational phonology position at NYU


Department of Linguistics
Graduate School of Arts and Science
New York University

The Department of Linguistics at New York University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate level in computational phonology, beginning September 1, 2017 (pending administrative and budgetary approval). Applicants should have a strong research record and a demonstrated ability to teach. We seek outstanding scholars who employ computational methods in investigating phonological questions, phonological learning, and/or the psycholinguistics of speech processing or perception. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervising student research. Review of applications will begin on 1 November 2016.

Applicants should submit an application including a description of their research program; a teaching statement; curriculum vitae; names of three referees; and work samples. Linguists who work on endangered languages and/or under-researched languages are encouraged to apply. Letters of recommendation: Once an application has been completed using the on-line system, an automatically-generated email will be sent to each person named as a recommendation letter writer explaining how to upload their recommendation letters privately and securely. An application is “complete” as soon as all required documents have been uploaded and the required number of referees have been identified. Note that files can still be updated even after an application is complete. To apply, see the NYU Department of Linguistics web site at and Instructions for electronic submission of documents can be found under the link ‘Employment’. Departmental contact: Professor Lisa Davidson ( ).

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read .

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