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LINGUIST List 24.1330

Mon Mar 18 2013

Support: Applied Ling, Cognitive Sci, Disc Analysis, Socioling, Text/Corpus Ling: PhD Student, Northumbria University, UK

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

Date: 18-Mar-2013
From: Regina Weinert <regina.weinertnorthumbria.ac.uk>
Subject: Applied Ling, Cognitive Sci, Disc Analysis, Socioling, Text/Corpus Ling: PhD Student, Northumbria University, UK
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Department: Humanities
Web Address: http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/sd/academic/sass/about/humanities/

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics


The Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences at Northumbria University is offering a number of full-time PhD studentships to commence during September/October 2013.

The division of Linguistics and English Language in the Department of Humanities is inviting applications from applicants who have a broad interest in corpus linguistics, cognitive linguistics, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics and applied linguistics. We particularly welcome applications from students interested in cognitive approaches to discourse analysis (including empirical/experimental work) and corpus-based investigations of spoken language.

Successful applicants normally receive:
A fee waiver (up to the home/EU fee level) for three years full time
A full RCUK stipend level of £13,726 per annum for three years (full time)

Research studentship holders normally hold at least a first or upper second undergraduate degree in a relevant subject from a British higher education institution, or equivalent.

For further information and details of the application process please see

Informal enquiries regarding research topics can be addressed to Professor Regina Weinert at regina.weinertnorthumbria.ac.uk

Applications should be submitted by email to: Scott Burdon at az.pgrnorthumbria.ac.uk or by post to:
Scott Burdon
Research & Enterprise Development
122 Lipman Building
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne

Deadline for Applications: 26 April 2013
Interviews will take place during May 2013 and offers made by 21 June 2013, to start during September or October 2013.

Applications Deadline: 26-Apr-2013

Web Address for Applications: http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/researchandconsultancy/graduateschool/studentships/

Contact Information:
        Prof. Regina Weinert regina.weinertnorthumbria.ac.uk

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