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LINGUIST List 18.3232

Fri Nov 02 2007

Support: General Linguistics: PhD Student, Northwestern University

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        1.    Matt Goldrick, General Linguistics: PhD Student, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA


Message 1: General Linguistics: PhD Student, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Date: 31-Oct-2007
From: Matt Goldrick <admissionsling.northwestern.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD Student, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
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Institution/Organization: Northwestern University
Department: Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.northwestern.edu/programs/graduate.html

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Teaching

Job Rank: PhD

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

In conjunction with our institutional partners, the Department of Linguistics at
Northwestern University invites applications for fully funded graduate
fellowships in linguistics and interdisciplinary research in language.
Northwestern has a vibrant community of researchers actively working on a wide
variety of issues in language structure and processing, utilizing a diverse
range of methods and populations.

Issues:
- Structure of linguistic systems within and across levels: Pragmatics,
Semantics, Syntax, Morphology, Phonology, Phonetics
- Perception, production and acquisition of first and second languages
- Dynamics of language: diachronic change; experience-related plasticity
- Language and music: Parallels and interactions

Methods:
- Statistical modeling; probabilistic approaches to language structure and
processing
- Formal/mathematical theories of linguistic systems
- Experimental studies of language; psycholinguistics
- Acoustic phonetics; prosody and intonation
- Machine learning and natural language processing; corpus analysis
- Functional and structural neuroimaging; electrophysiology

Populations:
- Mono- and multilingual
- Infant, young adult and elderly
- Acquired and developmental disorders

For more information on graduate study, research, and the application process,
visit us online at the website listed above.

If you have questions, please contact the admissions officer, Matt Goldrick.

Applications Deadline: 31-Dec-2007

Web Address for Applications: https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=nwu-grad

Contact Information:
        Matt Goldrick
        admissionsling.northwestern.edu




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