[Elsnet-list] Positions in Phonetic Science and Speech Technology at NNU, China

Wentao Gu wentaogu at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 15:40:39 CET 2009


Associate Professor or Lecturer positions in Phonetic Science and Speech 
Technology

Nanjing Normal University, China



The Department of Linguistic Science and Technology at Nanjing Normal 
University, China, invites applications for two positions at Associate 
Professor or Lecturer level in the area of Phonetic Sciences and Speech 
Technologies.



Nanjing Normal University (NNU) is situated in Nanjing, a city in China not 
only famous for its history and culture but also pride for excellence in 
education and academy. NNU is among the “211 Project” (top 100) universities 
of China. With Chinese-style buildings and garden-like environment, the NNU 
campus is often entitled as the “Most Beautiful Campus in the Orient.”



The Department of Linguistic Science and Technology at NNU is one of China’s 
leading educational and research institutes in linguistics, and is unique 
among the institutes in bridging closely the studies of theoretical and 
applied linguistics, cognitive sciences, and information technologies. The 
department places a strong emphasis on teaching and basic, applied, and 
interdisciplinary research. Recently, we opened a new research direction in 
phonetic sciences and speech technologies, aiming to stimulate a closer 
collaboration between linguists, phoneticians, and computer/engineering 
scientists. With a funding of 9 million CNY from the “211” Projects for Key 
Disciplines in China, our new laboratory will be very well equipped in a few 
months, including professional audio facilities, physiological instruments, 
and EEG for ERP studies. We welcome interested colleagues to join us in this 
research area. Competitive salary and benefit packages, as well as 
outstanding research support will be offered. The position level will be 
determined based on qualifications and experience.



Requirements:



* A PhD degree in related disciplines such as linguistics, psychology, 
mathematics, physics, computer sciences, and electronic engineering

* 3+ years’ experience and strong publication record in phonetic sciences or 
speech technologies.

* Good oral and written communication skills in both Chinese and English

* Good programming skills

* Team work spirit in a multidisciplinary group

* Candidates working in any related topics are encouraged to apply, but 
those who have backgrounds and research interests in both 
phonetic/linguistic sciences and speech technologies will be considered with 
preference



Interested candidates should submit a current CV, a detailed list of 
publication, the copies of the best two or three publications, and the 
contact information of at least two references. The application and any 
further enquiry about the positions should be sent to Prof. Wentao GU by 
email (preferred) or by regular mail to the following address:



Prof. Wentao GU

              Dept of Linguistic Science and Technology

              Nanjing Normal University

              122 Ning Hai Road, Nanjing

              Jiangsu 210097, China

              Phone:  +86-25-8320-4342

              Email:  wentaogu at gmail.com



The positions will remain open until they are filled.



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