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Category: Jobs

Faculty Position in Phonetics Open

Published: August 27, 2021

The UCLA Department of Linguistics seeks to fill a ladder faculty position (tenured or tenure-track), starting July 1, 2022, for a specialist in phonetics, especially acoustic phonetics and/or speech production. For more information, please see our Job Opportunities page.

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Category: Jobs

Faculty Position in Field Linguistics Open

Published: August 27, 2021

The UCLA Department of Linguistics seeks to fill a ladder faculty position (tenured or tenure-track), starting July 1, 2022, for a specialist in field linguistics. The ideal candidate will be both strong in linguistic theory and analysis and expert in modern methods of field data collection, organization, and storage, and will have experience working in…

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Category: General, Talks, Undergraduate Students

Humanities Welcome: Save the Date – in 1100 Schoenberg Hall

Published: August 11, 2021

Dear Colleagues, Please join us Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 2-4pm in 1100 Schoenberg Hall for the Humanities Welcome. Reception to follow on Schoenberg Courtyard. RSVP and details can be found here: https://humanities.ucla.edu/events/humanities-welcome/ Please note we will be following all UCLA and LA Country protocols for in person events, and if the need should arise at…

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Category: Conferences

Zhuo Chen & Huilei Wang @ SICOGG 23

Published: August 10, 2021

Ph.D. students Zhuo Chen and Huilei Wang will be giving presentations this week at the 23rd Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar (SICOGG 23), the theme of which is “A Comparative Approach to the Syntax-Semantics Interface”: Zhuo Chen: The syntax of two types of Mandarin unconditionals Huilei Wang: Exceptional-scope effects in Mandarin relative clauses

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Jobs

Canaan Breiss accepts postdoc at MIT

Published: July 22, 2021

Graduate student Canaan Breiss has accepted a postdoc position at the Computational Psycholinguistics Laboratory in the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, with Roger Levy as PI. Canaan will work on a large, multidisciplinary project associated with the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab on low-resource language learning at the intersection of natural language processing, machine…

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Category: Jobs

Postdoctoral Position in Iranian Linguistics Open

Published: July 2, 2021

The UCLA Department of Linguistics invites applications for the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics at UCLA. The fellowship will have an initial term of one year, with up to two additional years possible. For more information, please see our Job Opportunities page.

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Category: Jobs

Student Affairs Officer Position Open

Published: July 2, 2021

The UCLA Department of Linguistics invites applications for one full-time Undergraduate Student Affairs Officer (UG SAO). The UG SAO oversees all undergraduate student affairs in the Department of Linguistics with primary responsibility of approximately 450 undergraduate students in nine majors, one minor, and one specialization. For more information, please see our Job Opportunities page.

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Category: Conferences

Aziz & Elkins @ AFLA 28

Published: May 18, 2021

Ph.D. students Jacob Aziz & Noah Elkins will be giving a talk at the 28th Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA 28) next week titled Malagasy /nr/-strengthening within and across prosodic boundaries.

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Category: General

Connor Mayer to UC Irvine

Published: May 12, 2021

Our finishing graduate student, Connor Mayer, will be taking a position in Fall 2021 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Language Science at the University of California, Irvine. Connor is a multidisciplinary specialist in phonology, phonetics, and computational linguistics, with a language specialization in Uyghur. Congratulations, Connor!

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