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Wed Jun 16 2004

Support: Historical Ling: Research Studentship, U/Surrey

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  1. Greville G. Corbett, Russian & Historical Ling: Research Studentship, U/Surrey, UK

Message 1: Russian & Historical Ling: Research Studentship, U/Surrey, UK

Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2004 21:59:57 +0100
From: Greville G. Corbett <>
Subject: Russian & Historical Ling: Research Studentship, U/Surrey, UK

The Surrey Morphology Group invites applications for a three-year
posts: Research Studentship (Russian) (Ref: 4385)

Applications are invited for a fulltime Research Studentship leading
to a PhD, for three years, available from 1 October 2004. This post is
for the AHRB-funded project 'Short Term Morphosyntactic Change'
awarded to Professor Greville Corbett, Dr Matthew Baerman and Dr
Dunstan Brown. The project will investigate the remarkable change in
the use of morphosyntactic categories in Russian over the last two
hundred years.

The studentship will comprise fees and maintenance (rising from
�12,500 in the first year). Applicants should have a First or good
Upper Second Class degree in an appropriate discipline, with a
postgraduate qualification (completed or in progress) or some
postgraduate experience. To meet the AHRB's criteria for a full award,
candidates must show a relevant connection with the UK, usually
through residence. Nationals of member states of the EU other than the
UK may be eligible for a fees-only award.

Candidates should have an excellent knowledge of Russian, practical
and conceptual. The ability to work collaboratively and to meet
deadlines is essential.

Details of the SMG can be found at:

Informal enquiries to Professor Greville Corbett
( or Dr Dunstan Brown (

For an application pack and details of how to apply, please contact
Mary Strath, Research Administrator, School of Arts (L5), University
of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH. Tel: 01483 689740. Email or download an application form from 'General Information'. A full CV
is also required. Please quote Reference 4385 and supply your postal
address. Closing date is 6 July 2004. Interviews are planned for the
w/b 26 July 2004.

The University is committed to an Equal Opportunities Policy

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Miss E Hibbs
	School of Arts
	University of Surrey
	Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH
	United Kingdom 	

	Applications are due by 06-Jul-2004

Contact Information:
	Prof. Greville Corbett

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