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LINGUIST List 23.3700

Wed Sep 05 2012

Support: General Linguistics, Russian: MA / MSc Student, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

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

Date: 04-Sep-2012
From: Veronika Makarova <v.makarovausask.ca>
Subject: General Linguistics, Russian: MA / MSc Student, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
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Department: Interdisciplinary Linguistics Program
Web Address: http://artsandscience.usask.ca/languages/Linguistics/

Level: MA / MSc

Duties: Research,Teaching,Project Work

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics
Phonetics, Syntax, Lexicology, Dialectology
Required Language(s): Russian (rus)


A call for MA or PhD Special Case Linguistics applications with Graduate
Teaching Scholarship

Interdisciplinary Linguistics Program, University of Saskatchewan,
Saskatoon, Canada, is currently looking for applications to MA or PhD
Special Case Linguistics programs that can be awarded a Graduate
Teaching Assistant Scholarship (GTA) of 16,500 Canadian dollars. In
addition to the GTA, candidates are also eligible to apply for the University
of Saskatchewan Graduate Scholarship ($16,000 Canadian dollars). The
ideal candidate will be expected to start working on an MA or PhD in the
area of Russian linguistics (preferably Canadian Doukhobor Russian -- in
one of the following areas: phonetics, phonology, syntax, lexicology,
dialectology or sociolinguistics), and perform up to 16 hours of work per
week including the teaching of one or two undergraduate courses in
introductory linguistics, conducting tutorials, grading, and performing
research tasks within the Canadian Doukhobor Russian Project. The
applicant is required to have a native command of Russian and native or
near-native command of English. MA(PhD)/GTA applications should
consists of a CV with contact details, a copy of an undergraduate (and
graduate if available) transcript, and a research proposal (the latter should
not exceed 10 single-spaced pages). Applications as well as inquiries
should be addressed to: v.makarovaATusask.ca

More program information is available on:


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Knowledge of the International Phonetic Alphabet and experience with
- native speaker of Russian,
- native or near-native speaker of English,
- at least one of the following: linguistics, applied linguistics, computational
linguistics or speech processing background at undergraduate or graduate
- experience with speech analysis

Application deadline: 15 October, 2012
Program start: August 1, 2013

Contact information:

Veronika Makarova,
Interdisciplinary Linguistics Program Chair,
Department of Religion and Culture,
9 Campus Drive,
Arts Building, University of Saskatchewan,
Saskatchewan, Canada; postal code: S7N 5A5

Applications Deadline: 15-Oct-2012

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Dr Veronika Makarova
        Linguistics Program Chair, Department of Religion and Culture, 9 Campus Drive, Arts Building,
        University of Saskatchewan
        Saskatoon Saskatchewan S7N 5A5

Contact Information:
        Dr Veronika Makarova

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