LINGUIST List 7.685

Sat May 11 1996

FYI: PhD Scholarship at U. of Aarhus, Denmark

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Date: Sat, 11 May 1996 15:52:45 +0200
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Ph.D. Scholarship Available

The Department of English, University of Aarhus, Denmark, announces a
Ph.D. scholarship awarded by the Danish Research Council.

Applications are invited for a three-year Ph.D. scholarship in English
language. All applications in this field will be considered, but
preference will be given to applications in the areas of second
language (L2) acquisition research and/or research on
bilingualism. The fellow will conduct experimental research and will
work closely with the new professor of English Language, Ocke-Schwen
Bohn. Of special interest are applications specializing in L2 speech
(segmental perception and/or production), or in research focusing on
morphosyntactic or lexical aspects of L2 acquisition and/or
bilingualism. Candidates should have a solid background in a
discipline relevant to the research (e.g., linguistics, ESL, Speech
Science, Experimental Phonetics, Cognitive Science, Experimental or
Developmental Psychology). Qualifications: The Ph.D. scholarship wil
be awarded in compliance with the rules set out in Ministerial Order
(Bekendtgo/relese) no. 989, 11. Dec. 1992 (English translation
available upon request). Applicants should have the following
qualifications: a Danish master^s level degree (Cand mag., Cand.
phil.) or the equivalent thereof (e.g., a master^s degree with thesis)
in a relevant subject. The adjudication of the thesis, if available,
must be submitted together with the application and the qualifying
degree must be completed before the commencement of the
Ph.D. scholarshi period.

Applications: Applications should be made on the relevant application
form (to be obtained from the English Department, Aarhus University,
see below). The application must include a realistic plan for an
individual three-year program of research and study. The plan should

 - a description of an independent research project as the basis for
the thesis,
 - proposed participation in courses (equivalen to six months^ work)
 - proposed participation in research networks/environments (e.g.,
through periods of study in research environments outside the mother
institution, preferably abroad),
 - proposed activities involving communication of specialist
knowledge (e.g., teaching, conference participation).

This plan should be drawn up in consultation with Professor Bohn, who
will function as supervisor. (Until June 30 Prof. Bohn can be reached
in Kiel, Germany, by telephone: +49-431-880-2400, fax:
+49-431-880-1512, email:

Salary: The scholarship will be paid partly as a grant (appr. DKR
175,000 p.a., which is roughly 30,000 US$), and partly as a salary
from the Arts Faculty, Aarhus University, for teaching and other
activities (840 hours over 3 years). Salary in accordance with
standard rates.

To apply: Application and matriculation forms are available from the
English Department, AArhus University, Building 326, telephone: +45-8942-
2145, fax: +45-8942-2099, e-mail: Please mark the
application 1996-218/1-8 and send it to:
 Det humanistiske fakultetssekretariat, Building 328,
 Aarhus Universitet, Universitetsparken,
 DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.
Academic production (articles, etc.) which you wish to submit in support of
your application should be marked with the same application code and sent
under separate cover to the same address (1 copy).

Applications received after 12 o^clock (midday) on June 24, 1996, will not be
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