MARCS-Chair in Auditory Research (Kate Stevens )

Subject: MARCS-Chair in Auditory Research
From:    Kate Stevens  <kj.stevens(at)UWS.EDU.AU>
Date:    Fri, 13 Dec 2002 12:40:54 +1100

To the AUDITORY list, For distribution (multiple postings may occur) UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN SYDNEY 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 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 for full documentation covering this position including the Role and Attribute Statement (Selection Criteria). Enquiries: Professor Denis Burnham, (02) 9772 6681 or email d.burnham(at) 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(at) 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(at) MARCS: EPC: AMPS: _______________________________________________

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