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LINGUIST List 24.4432

Thu Nov 07 2013

Support: Language Documentation, Phonetics, Phonology/Montana, USA

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>

Date: 06-Nov-2013
From: Mizuki Miyashita <mizuki.miyashitaumontana.edu>
Subject: Ma/MSc Student, University of Montana, USA
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Department: Linguistics Program
Level: MA / MSc

Institution/Organization: University of Montana

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Language Documentation; Phonetics; Phonology
Blackfoot Linguistics


The Linguistics Program at the University of Montana announces the availability of a graduate research assistantship for students entering the MA in Linguistics program (in AY 2014-2015). The research assistant will contribute to an NSF-funded project on Blackfoot Phonetics and Phonology. This research assistant will be employed for 20 hours/week during the 9-month academic year. This position includes a tuition waiver. This award will be granted to an MA graduate student who is applying for 2014 admission.

Work includes multiple tasks that contribute to the development of a database for phonetic and phonological analysis of Blackfoot prosody. Preference is given to students with a demonstrated interest in the Blackfoot language and/or language documentation.

Minimum qualifications: previous training and experience in linguistics and/or language documentation, ability to work with audio files and Office software including Excel and Access preferred, as well as ability and/or avid interest in acquiring skills in software such as ELAN, Praat and FLEx.

To apply, complete an application for Graduate Admission online at the application website address below. In the application, indicate your interest in working as an RA (Research Assistant). Application deadline is February 15th, 2014.

Applications Deadline: 15-Feb-2014

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Mizuki Miyashita The University of Montana, Linguistics Program 32 Campus Drive Missoula MT 59812-5112 USA

Web Address for Applications: http://cas.umt.edu/linguistics/graduate/admissions.php

Contact Information:
        Mizuki Miyashita mizuki.miyashitaumontana.edu

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