The Department of Linguistics at the University of Alberta is currently recruiting graduate students interested in conducting empirical research. Funding for students is guaranteed for four years at the Ph.D level and for two years at the MSc. level.
Our department trains students in the theoretical aspects of language, and in experimental and observational methods for its investigation. Our graduate curriculum unites course-work with hands-on practical training in research methodology.
Our faculty is actively involved in a wide range of data-driven linguistic research with a strong focus on the empirical study of language through observation, fieldwork, and experimentation. We are also home to several major research grants in the areas of: