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LINGUIST List 21.4427

Fri Nov 05 2010

Support: General Linguistics: PhD Student, Northwestern U., Illinois, USA

Editor for this issue: Matthew Lahrman <mattlinguistlist.org>

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

Message 1: General Linguistics: PhD Student, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Date: 03-Nov-2010
From: Matt Goldrick <matt-goldricknorthwestern.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD Student, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
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Institution/Organization: Northwestern University
Department: Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.northwestern.edu/

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


In conjunction with our institutional partners, the Department of Linguistics at
Northwestern University invites applications for graduate fellowships in linguistics
and interdisciplinary research in language. All admitted students receive a 5 year
funding commitment (subject to satisfactory progress towards the degree)
including tuition, a 12-month stipend, and health insurance. Fellowships are
available for both US citizens and non-citizens. Students have access to a variety
of institutional resources for supporting student research projects and professional

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.

-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

-Statistical modeling; probabilistic approaches to language structure and
-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

-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: http://www.linguistics.northwestern.edu/programs/graduate.html

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

Applications Deadline: 31-Dec-2010

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

Contact Information:
        Matt Goldrick

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