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Sun Jun 2 2002

Support: Phonetics/Phonology: PhD, U/Edinburgh UK

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  1. Alice Turk, PhD Studentship in Phonetics/Phonology: PhD, Univ of Edinburgh, UK

Message 1: PhD Studentship in Phonetics/Phonology: PhD, Univ of Edinburgh, UK

Date: 29 May 2002 09:07:06 -0000
From: Alice Turk <>
Subject: PhD Studentship in Phonetics/Phonology: PhD, Univ of Edinburgh, UK

Rank of Job: PhD
Areas Required: PhD Studentship in Phonetics/Phonology
Other Desired Areas: --
University or Organization: University of Edinburgh
Department: Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
State or Province: --
Country: United Kingdom
Final Date of Application: 30 June, 2002
Contact: Alice Turk

Address for Applications:
Recruitment; The Personnel Department; 9-16 Chambers Street;
- EH1 1HT

Edinburgh University is recruiting candidates for an AHRB-funded
project PhD studentship supervised by Dr. Alice Turk. The topic of
the studentship is an investigation of the use of lexical and
sub-lexical prosodic constituents and their phonetic correlates in an
under-studied language. A first degree (undergraduate degree) in
Linguistics or a related area is required, as is knowledge of an
under-studied language and contacts with speakers of this
language. Desirable attributes are a demonstrated interest in prosodic
constituent structure and fieldwork experience.

The appointment would be from 1 January, 2003 and would last for three
years. UK residents and others with an established connection with the
UK will be awarded maintenance fees of approximately 8000 pounds per
annum as well as tuition fees. Non-UK residents who are resident of
the EU will be awarded tuition fees only.

Those interested in applying are encouraged to make informal contact
with Alice Turk ( as soon as possible. Further
particulars and application procedures will be available through the
University's Personnel Office
(, to whom all applications
should be addressed. The closing date for applications is June 30,
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