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College of Arts, Education and Social Sciences
MARCS Auditory Laboratories
Chair in Auditory Research
Academic Level E
$106,478 pa
Bankstown Campus, Sydney, Australia
Ref No: H2002/112

MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney (UWS), Sydney,
Australia is calling for applications for the position of Chair in Auditory
Research. Applicants must have an outstanding track record in an area or
areas of auditory research, e.g., speech perception, language development,
auditory-visual speech processing, speech science (including ASR and
synthesis), signal processing, music technology, music
perception/production, mathematical modelling, hearing/hearing impairment,
auditory physiology, or related areas. Applicants must have a distinctly
laboratory-based approach to research, and the ability to work in a
cross-disciplinary environment. This is a research-only position with
primary emphases on grant-winning, higher degree research (HDR) student
(Masters & PhD) supervision, and publications. There are no prescribed
undergraduate teaching, or administrative duties.

MARCS is a University Research Centre under the direction of Professor Denis
Burnham, situated within the College of Arts, Education, and Social Sciences
at the University of Western Sydney (UWS), Bankstown Campus (see
http://www.uws.edu.au/marcs/ for details). It has close ties with the UWS
School of Psychology, and with UWS Centre for Advanced Systems Engineering.
MARCS enjoys strong national and international collaborations with
universities, research institutes, and industry. MARCS has internal funding
and support from UWS and the College of Arts, Education, and Social
Sciences, and numerous external grants in various areas of auditory research
from government and independent agencies within and outside Australia. MARCS
has state of the art laboratory and HDR student facilities, extensive
research staff (Adjunct Fellows, Postdocs, Research Assistants), a lively
bunch of HDR students, and support staff (Laboratory Manager, Business
Manager, shared Commercialisation Manager, Software Engineer, Administrative
Assistant). MARCS is a vibrant laboratory, with a strong research
trajectory. The successful applicant will be a productive researcher of
international standing who will significantly contribute to this trajectory.

Application Packages: Please visit the UWS website
http://www.uws.edu.au/vacancies/ for full documentation covering this
position including the Role and Attribute Statement (Selection Criteria).

Enquiries: Professor Denis Burnham, (02) 9772 6681 or email

Closing Date: 24 February 2003

How to apply

Written applications should include an application cover sheet and quote the
reference number, address the selection criteria, include a resume with a
business hours contact number and the names, addresses, fax, telephone
numbers and email addresses of three (3) professional referees.

Applications must be received by the nominated closing date to the following
(note only applications received via email will be acknowledged):

Email to recruitment@uws.edu.au or mail to Human Resource Services, Locked
Bag 1797, Penrith South DC NSW 1797.

Applications in writing should be addressed to reach the Office of Human
Resources, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC.
NSW 1797 by the closing date

Dr Kate Stevens
School of Psychology & MARCS Auditory Labs
University of Western Sydney - Bankstown Campus
Locked Bag 1797
South Penrith DC NSW 1797 Australia

Phone:  (+612) 9772 6324  Fax: (+612) 9772 6736
Email:  kj.stevens@uws.edu.au
MARCS:  www.uws.edu.au/marcs/
EPC:    www.uws.edu.au/marcs/epc/
AMPS:   www.uws.edu.au/marcs/amps/AMPS_home.htm