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Wed Feb 16 2005

Support: Open Specialty: PhD Student, Umeå University

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        1.    Kirk Sullivan, Open Specialty: PhD Student, Umeå University, Sweden

Message 1: Open Specialty: PhD Student, Umeå University, Sweden

Date: 16-Feb-2005
From: Kirk Sullivan <>
Subject: Open Specialty: PhD Student, Umeå University, Sweden

University or Organization: Umeå University, Sweden
Job Rank: PhD
Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Discipline of Linguistics; Forensic
Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics
Two PhD student positions

Start May 1, 2005

One position is open within one of the research areas Philosophy of
Science/Theoretical Philosophy/Practical Philosophy/Cognitive Science
Reference number dnr 313-294-05

The other position is open within one of the research areas General
Linguistics/Phonetics/ Cognitive Science Reference number dnr 313-295-05

The Department of Philosophy and Linguistics at Umeå University, Sweden has
35 employees, including 6 professors, 15 senior researchers and teachers,
and 8 PhD students. For additional information about the department and its
research and teaching activities, see:

Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree and have competence in the
discipline of the PhD programme to which they are applying that is
equivalent of the Swedish 'magister' degree. That is the equivalent of two
year's full-time study in the discipline at undergraduate level or a
post-graduate Master degree in the discipline.

The PhD programmes are the equivalent of four years of full-time study.

During the period of the studentship, the student is a full tax-paying
employee of the University. The starting taxable salary is currently SEK
18100 per month (ca 2000 per month).

The first period of employment is for one year. The employment contract
can then be renewed for at most two years at a time, up to a total of four
years, or, if the PhD student accepts teaching or administrative duties at
the department (not exceeding 20 percent of full time) maximally five
years. Renewal is dependent upon satisfactory progression of the degree.

Further information is provided by Professor Sten Lindstrom (the position
in Philosophy), +46 90 7866180, e-mail:, or
Professor Eva Strangert (the position in Linguistics), +46 90 786 5680,

The application (in three copies sorted into three separate piles) should
include a certified CV, certified copies of degree certificates and
transcripts, copies of final year undergraduate project/dissertation
reports, a copy of your Master's dissertation (if appropriate), copies of
any published papers (indicate if peer-reviewed or not), a research
proposal (max 5 pages), and other supporting documents that demonstrate
your suitability to be a research student (e.g. sealed confidential
reference letters).

Your complete application marked with the appropriate reference number dnr
should arrive no later than March 4, 2005 to The Registrar, Umeå
University, SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Address for Applications:
Professor Eva Strangert
+46 90 786 5680
+46 90 786 63 77

Attn: The Registrar
Umeå University
Umeå 901 87

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