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Pro Tem Research Associate Pool (Linguistics)

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Pro Tem Research Associate Pool (Linguistics)

Job no: 525676
Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Executive/Management/Director, Research/Scientific/Grants

Department: Linguistics
Rank: Research Associate
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter

Department Summary
The Department of Linguistics, an academic unit of the College of Arts and Sciences, provides undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our fundamental interest is in the nature of language, how language is used, and how this use impacts language learning, processing, and structure over historical and developmental time. Given this interest, we are also invested in the practical and interdisciplinary aspects of language and its use; that is, in its normal and disordered acquisition, teaching, maintenance, revitalization, loss, and also in its social impact and interrelation with social structures and institutions.

The department is comprised of 14 full-time professors and instructors, 24 graduate employees, 1 officer of administration, and 1 full time classified support staff. There are 27 doctoral students, 13 Master's students, and 89 undergraduate majors. The department has a number of labs and $2.4 million in grants.

Position Summary
A temporary research associate is needed to write-up existing data on speech breathing for journal submission and to design and collect new preliminary study data on speech breathing using online resources. These tasks require expertise in speech production with an emphasis on speech disfluencies. The research associate should also have expertise in speech acoustics and statistical analyses as well as basic computer programming skills.

Minimum Requirements
  • Ph.D.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Expertise in speech acoustics and statistical analyses
  • Basic computer programming skills.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

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