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Fri Feb 25 2011
Support: West Papuan & Lang Documentation: U. of New England (Australia)
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1. Jeff Siegel ,
Morehead-Maro Family & Language Documentation, Linguistic Analysis: PhD Student, University of New England (Australia)
Message 1: Morehead-Maro Family & Language Documentation, Linguistic Analysis: PhD Student, University of New England (Australia)
From: Jeff Siegel <jsiegelune.edu.au>
Subject: Morehead-Maro Family & Language Documentation, Linguistic Analysis: PhD Student, University of New England (Australia)
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Institution/Organization: University of New England (Australia)
Department: School of Behavioural, Cognitive & Social Sciences
Web Address: http://www.une.edu.au/bcss/linguistics/
Specialty Areas: Language Documentation
Language Family: West Papuan
Applications are invited for a PhD scholarship offered by the University of
New England (UNE) in Australia as part of an Australia Research Council funded
project: The Languages of Southern New Guinea. The scholarship is valued at
Aus$30,000 per year for three years. Funds of around Aus$25,000 will also be available
for field work expenses.
The ARC Project:
This project will investigate, analyse and record the barely-known
languages of Southern New Guinea, stretching across Papua New Guinea and Indonesia
just north of Australia. It will produce grammatical descriptions for six of the thirty
languages of the area, plus a comparative database and handbook of the languages of the region.
The successful candidate will be based at UNE and work on a language of
the Morehead-Maro family, in the Morehead district of Papua New Guinea.
S/he will be part of a research team headed by Prof Nicholas Evans of the Australian National
University (ANU), and including Prof Jeff Siegel at UNE, and Dr Wayan Arka
and two PhD students at ANU.
Applicants should hold an Honours or Masters degree in Linguistics, or an
The successful candidate will start at UNE any time between 29 August
2011 and 9 January 2012.
Applicants should contact Prof Jeff Siegel for detailed information about the
application process (contact details below).
Application Deadline: 04-Apr-2011
Web Address for Applications: http://www.une.edu.au/research-
Prof Jeff Siegel
Phone:+61 2 6773 3203
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