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 GBP5590.)
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 aphasiology 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about the Department is available at http://www.linguistics.reading.ac.uk. Further particulars abou the Studentships are also to be found on this page, or they can be sent by post on request.