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LINGUIST List 19.3626

Tue Nov 25 2008

Support: General Linguistics: PhD Student, City University of Hong Kong

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        1.    Alex Fang, General Linguistics: PhD Student, City University of Hong Kong


Message 1: General Linguistics: PhD Student, City University of Hong Kong
Date: 25-Nov-2008
From: Alex Fang <acfangcityu.edu.hk>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD Student, City University of Hong Kong
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Institution/Organization: City University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/ctl

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Job Rank: PhD

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

PhD Studentships in Linguistics and Cross-Cultural Studies, 2009

The Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics at City University
of Hong Kong announces the availability of studentships for study leading
towards Ph.D. 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

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 Ph.D. dissertation.
-Research-degree tuition scholarships are also available which will waive
tuition fees for one year.

Your profile

-an M.A. 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 (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 (see contact information below).

Applications Deadline: 25-Apr-2009

Web Address for Applications: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/cityu/dpt-acad/sgs.htm

Contact Information:
        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


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