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LINGUIST List 23.3103

Wed Jul 18 2012

Support: Greek, Modern; Morphology: PhD Student, University of Patras, Greece

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <brentlinguistlist.org>

Date: 14-Jul-2012
From: Angela Ralli <ralliupatras.gr>
Subject: Greek, Modern; Morphology: PhD Student, University of Patras, Greece
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Department: Dept. of Philology, Linguistics Division
Web Address: http://www.philology.upatras.gr

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Project Work

Specialty Areas: Morphology

Required Language(s): Greek, Modern (ell)

Description:

The Department of Philology (Linguistics Division) of the University of Patras
(www.philology.upatras.gr) invites applications for a Ph.D. studentship in
Linguistics.

The successful candidate will receive a three-year scholarship at the Research
Committee rate, plus travel and conference funding. There are no tuition fees. The
position is available for 36 months starting October 1st 2012, and ending by
September 30, 2015 (no extension will be allowed).

The research position is available within the THALIS project 'Pontus, Cappadocia,
Aivali: In search of Asia Minor Greek'. The aim of the Ph.D. research is to
investigate the morphology of Asia Minor dialects and its development through
contact with Turkish.

The successful candidate must hold an M.A. degree and have a solid background
in morphology. A good command of Greek and English is required and a basic
knowledge of Turkish will be taken into consideration. (S)he will work at the
Laboratory of Modern Greek Dialects of the Dept. of Philology
(www.philology.upatras.gr/LMGD/en/index.html) and will have access to the
Laboratory's oral and written dialectal archives. (S)he may be asked to conduct
some field work and annotate dialectal material for which no previous experience is
necessary.

Candidates are requested to submit an application for admission to Ph.D. studies
at the Dept. of Philology of the University of Patras (Professor A. Ralli), with the
following documents:
- letter of motivation describing the research interests (500 to 1000 words)
- CV
- A copy of the MA title and the MA grades transcript
- the MA thesis or other sample of writing
- 2 letter(s) of recommendation (sent directly by referees)

Applications should reach the Dept. of Philology no later than Sept. 7, 2012.
Interviews by phone may be conducted before reaching a decision by September
15, 2012.

Please send your applications to:
Prof. Angela Ralli
Dept. of Philology
Linguistics Division
University of Patras
26504 Rio-Patras Greece
Tel/Fax: +30-2610-996230
Cell: +30-6972 819113
E-mail: ralliupatras.gr
URL: www.philology.upatras.gr/ralli.angela

Applications Deadline: 07-Sep-2012

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Professor Angela Ralli
        Dept. of Philology, University of Patras
        Rio Patras Achaia 26504
        Greece

Contact Information:
        Professor Angela Ralli
        ralliupatras.gr
        Phone:+30-6972 819113
        Fax:+30-2610-996230


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