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Mon Nov 24 2008

FYI: PhD Positions in Linguistics and Cultural Studies

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        1.    Alex Fang, PhD Positions in Linguistics and Cultural Studies at City University of Hong Kong


Message 1: PhD Positions in Linguistics and Cultural Studies at City University of Hong Kong
Date: 24-Nov-2008
From: Alex Fang <acfangcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: PhD Positions in Linguistics and Cultural Studies at City University of Hong Kong
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PhD Studentships in Linguistics and Cross-Cultural Studies, 2009
Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
City University of Hong Kong
http://www.cityu.edu.hk/ctl

The Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics at City University
of Hong Kong announces the availability of studentships for study leading
towards PhD degrees in linguistics and cross-cultural studies.

Areas of Study

The studentships will be available for the following broad areas of study
(listed in alphabetical order):

-Computational/Corpus Linguistics
-Cultural and Cross-Cultural Studies
-Discourse and text analysis
-Linguistics and language studies (Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, etc)
-Syntax and Semantics
-Translation Studies

The Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, CityU

The Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics represents a dynamic
body of teaching and research expertise embracing three disciplines of
study: Chinese, translation studies and linguistics. It is within the
Faculty of Humanities and Human Sciences of City University of Hong Kong.
It hosts the following research groups:

-Chinese Philology Studies Group
-Cross-Cultural Studies Group
-Dialogue Systems Group
-Language Acquisition Group

It is at the same time in close cooperation with the following research
centres:

-The Halliday Centre for Intelligent Applications of Language Studies
-Language Information Science Research Centre

Our offer

-Successful applicants receive stipends of HK$13,440 (about €1,280 or
US$1,730) per month for three years.
-The studentships require residence in Hong Kong for at least half of the
study period and they must result in a PhD dissertation.
-Research-degree tuition scholarships are also available which will waive
tuition fees for one year.

Your profile

-an MA degree in a related field such as Linguistics, Computer Science and
cultural studies, depending on your research area
-excellent academic record at undergraduate and Master's levels
-strong ability to work independently
-keen interest in interdisciplinary research
-prior research experience and publication a plus

Application

Interested applicants should send a research proposal and a CV via email to
Ms Peggy Tse, email: peggy.tsecityu.edu.hk.

For information about requirements or online application, please visit:
http://www.cityu.edu.hk/cityu/dpt-acad/sgs.htm

Additional information

For additional information, interested applicants are welcome to contact

Dr Alex Fang
Dept of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
City University of Hong Kong
Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon
Hong Kong SAR
Email: acfangcityu.edu.hk.
Phone: (852) 2788 8793

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

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