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LINGUIST List 24.1017

Tue Feb 26 2013

Support: General Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Basel (Switzerland)/University of Freiburg (Germany)

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

Date: 23-Feb-2013
From: Philipp Dankel <philipp.dankelunibas.ch>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Basel (Switzerland)/University of Freiburg (Germany)
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Department: Hermann Paul School of Linguistics Basel-Freiburg
Web Address: http://hpsl-linguistics.org

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Project Work

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

The Hermann Paul School of Linguistics at the University of Basel (Switzerland) and the Albert-ALudwigs-University of Freiburg (Germany) is offering two scholarships for PhD candidates in Basel and two scholarships in Freiburg, to be occupied by earliest 1 July and latest 1 September 2013.
As a PhD candidate you will be part of a lively and active research community located in the upper Rhine region. The graduate programme is internationally recognized and presents inter-university collaboration. The scholarships comply with different requirements in Basel and Freiburg. For more information on the respective specifications, please visit the homepage at http://hpsl-linguistics.org/hpsl-scholarships2013

Scholarships are granted for two years and may be subject to an extension of up to one year with successful project development. Prerequisite for application is a good to excellent degree (MA or equivalent) in the field of language sciences. As part of an international community your PhD project should constructively add to the research environment. Please inform yourself about the research areas at the HPSL before the application and get in touch with your preferred first supervisor for more details (find the list of supervisors at http://www.hpsl-linguistics.org/faculty).

Please note that PhD scholarships at the University of Basel or the University of Freiburg must be supervised by a first supervisor affiliated with the respective university which grants the scholarship.
Please submit your application both in postal form (hardcopy) AND electronically. It should include:

- a letter of motivation

- an informative outline of your research interests and PhD project (Scholarships are awarded based on the quality of your outline, applications without an outline will not be considered.)

- your curriculum vitae

- copies of educational certificates (Please note: in Basel the requirement for entering the PhD program is a 'good' or 'excellent' degree.)

- a writing sample (seminar paper or master thesis)

- if available: confirmations of internships, language proficiancies and conference participation

Closing date for applications is 26 April 2013 (receipt of application by the HPSL).

The selection process will take place in May and acceptances and refusals will be sent out by the end of May.

For the filing of the documents in electronic form, please note the details at
http://hpsl-linguistics.org/hpsl-application2013.

Applications Deadline: 26-Apr-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://hpsl-linguistics.org/hpsl-scholarships2013

Contact Information:
        Philipp Dankel philipp.dankelunibas.ch Phone:+41 61 267 2413


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