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Level: PhD
Duty: Research
Linguistic Field: Computational Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Application Deadline: 15-Oct-2013
Supporting Institution: Stockholm University
Department of Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.3671
Posted: 18-Sep-2013
Support Description: The Department of Linguistics at Stockholm University invites
applications for a four year studentship within its Ph.D. programme in
linguistics with a specialisation in computational linguistics, with
planned start date January 1, 2014.

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2013.

The area of the dissertation includes but is not limited to the
research areas of the Section for Computational Linguistics,
comprising computational models of first-language acquisition,
automatic identification of linguistic constructions, and medical text
mining. For further description of these areas, see:
www.ling.su.se/research-in-computational-linguistics

The required background is at least 60 ECTS credits on second cycle
(master's) level, of which 30 ECTS credits should be within
computational linguistics, including a degree project. Examples of
this are a master's degree in computer science with a degree project
in computational linguistics, or a one year master's degree (Swedish
'magister') or two year master's degree in computational
linguistics/language technology.

For more information about the section, see:
www.ling.su.se/compling

For more information about the department, see:
www.ling.su.se/english/
Application Web Address: http://www.ling.su.se/PhD-student-position
Contact Information: Mats Wirén mats.wiren@ling.su.se