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Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology

Language and Linguistic Science
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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38,832 a year
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Role Description

Department of Language and Linguistic Science

Language & Linguistic Science at York is a leading department for linguistics and is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology to contribute to teaching on our undergraduate English language and linguistics programmes, as well as programmes at postgraduate level from 1 October 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is full-time. 


You will contribute to the development of research objectives and projects, carrying out individual and collaborative research. You will contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes, presenting papers at conferences and workshops, publishing chapters, papers, and articles in academic journals. In your teaching you will design, develop and deliver a range of phonetics and phonology modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will also undertake a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

You are an early to mid-career linguist, with a PhD in Linguistics or closely related field, who is establishing, or has established, a track record of high quality research and are committed to excellence in teaching and supervision. We particularly welcome applications from scholars whose research and teaching interests include one or more of the following: acoustic phonetics, articulatory phonetics, computational modelling, forensic speech science, phonological development, phonological theory, phonetics and multimodality, quantitative methods, sociophonetics. In addition to detailed subject knowledge you should demonstrate highly developed oral and written communication skills, and provide evidence of attention to detail and commitment to high quality in your work.

This post is available full-time, on an open contract.

The starting date is 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of Department (Professor Dunstan Brown) by e-mail ( For further information please see the department web pages at

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