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LINGUIST List 21.4427

Fri Nov 05 2010

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

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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


Description:

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
travel.

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

If you have questions please contact the admissions officer, Matt Goldrick, at:
admissionsling.northwestern.edu

Applications Deadline: 31-Dec-2010

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

Contact Information:
        Matt Goldrick
        admissionsling.northwestern.edu


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