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LINGUIST List 23.2453

Wed May 23 2012

Support: Discourse Analysis: PhD Student, University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus, China

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Date: 23-May-2012
From: Margaret Gillon Dowens <margaret.dowensnottingham.edu.cn>
Subject: Discourse Analysis: PhD Student, University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus, China
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Department: Division of English
Web Address: http://www.nottingham.edu.cn/en/english/index.aspx

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis
Discourse Analysis


The Division of English at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China operates in
collaboration with its home school the School of English, Nottingham, one of the
oldest and most prestigious schools of English in the UK. The Centre for Research
in Applied Linguistics China (CRALC) brings together research across both the
Division and the Home School, allowing interdisciplinary work of the highest
standard. CRALC offers an unrivalled research environment which encourages a
unique synergy between the context of our location in China and research practice
in English Studies

The Division of English is advertising a doctoral scholarship for research in
Discourse Analysis, World Englishes or Contemporary Literature (19th and 20th

The PhD fellowship is 3 years in length. Tuition fees will be waived and the
recipient will receive a monthly stipend sufficient to cover living costs in Ningbo
(around 3000 RMB a month and free accommodation).

The recipient may be required to spend some time at the University of Nottingham
UK. The successful candidate will be expected to start in August-October 2012.

Applicants must have a good Master's degree in a relevant field, with evidence of
research training and/ or a strong final dissertation or project. Applicants whose
first language is not English must have an IELTS average of 7 or equivalent
English language qualification.

Guidelines for applications can be found at


All enquiries may be sent to: geoff.hallnottingham.edu.cn

For more information about the Division of English and the School of English, visit
our websites:



Applications Deadline: 31-Jul-2012

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Prof. Geoff Hall
        University of Nottingham Ningbo
        199 Taikang East Road
        Ningbo Zhejiang Province 315100

Contact Information:
        Prof. Geoff Hall

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