|Salary:||£34,189 to £39,609 per annum, Grade 7, appointment likely to be made at £34,189 per annum due to funding restrictions.|
|Placed On:||11th July 2019|
|Closes:||18th August 2019|
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 18 August 2019 (unless otherwise stated)
Interview Date: Tuesday 03 September 2019
Do you have expertise related to experimental research in phonetics and phonetic modelling? Do you have mathematical, statistical and computational skills (R, and Praat scripting at a minimum)?
This full-time, fixed term (for 36 months) Postdoctoral Research Associate position is attached to a European Research Council (ERC) funded Advanced Grant, titled SPRINT: "Speech Prosody in Interaction: The form and function of intonation in human communication" (ERC-ADG-835263) to Professor Amalia Arvanit, the Principal Investigator (PI).
You will be working alongside the PI, other Postdoctoral RA(s), and lab manager dedicated to the project. SPRINT aims to investigate the phonetics, phonology and pragmatics of intonation in a number of varieties of English and Greek, examining both production and perception. The present post focuses on production in English.
The successful applicant will work in the development, collection, analysis and modelling of English data, collected in the UK’s South East (mainly Canterbury) and Bristol. You will be expected to manage and undertake primarily quantitative research addressing the research questions tackled by the project, to author research papers on these questions, and to disseminate project research in seminars, workshops, conferences and public engagement activities.
As Postdoctoral Research Associate you will:
To succeed in this role you will have:
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