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FYI: Lang Futures Europe, Studentships

Author: Paul.Treanor

FYI Body: This is a small topic site on the language futures of Europe. It is
still under construction, so suggestions are welcome, especially of
non-academic sites advocating specific language futures.

Paul Treanor




Applications are invited for two three-year teaching studentships to
be held in the Department of Linguistic Science from October 1s
1997. A studentship will offer a stipend of GBP5190 per annum, free
PhD registration at the European Union student rate of GBP2540 and a
sum of GBP2400 in return for a maximum of 120 hours teaching a
year. (Non-EU students must make up the fee shortfall of GBP3730 or

The Department intends to interview suitable candidates during Augus
or September. It will pay travelling expenses within the UK.

Applications for one studentship will be particularly welcome from
suitable candidates with a qualification and experience in Speech and
Language Therapy. Otherwise applicants may have research interests in
any of the fields of current research activity in the department:

theoretical syntax, phonology, pragmatics
first or second language acquisition
language pathology and clinical linguistics
experimental phonetics
sociolinguistics, especially language variation and change
discourse analysis
applied linguistics

Applicants should have either a first degree (first or upper second
class honours or equivalent) or an MA in linguistics or a closely
related field.

Applications should be made by letter accompanied by a copy of the CV,
names of two academic referees and a brief statement of the proposed
topic of research. The closing date for receipt of applications is
August 11th 1997. Applications should be addressed to The Head of
Department, Department of Linguistic Science, The University of
Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 218, Reading RG6 6AA. Applications may
also sent by fax to 0118 975 3365 or by e-mail addressed to: Information about the Department is available
at Further particulars abou
the Studentships are also to be found on this page, or they can be
sent by post on request.

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