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Support Announcement:

Level: PhD
Duty: Research
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Application Deadline: 26-Apr-2013
Supporting Institution: Northumbria University
LL Issue: 24.1330
Posted: 18-Mar-2013
Support Description: 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.weinert Linguist List Applications should be submitted by email to: Scott Burdon at az.pgr Linguist List or by post to: Scott Burdon Research & Enterprise Development 122 Lipman Building Northumbria University Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST 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.
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Contact Information: Prof. Regina Weinert