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Level: Open
Duty: Research,Teaching
Linguistic Field: Computational Linguistics
Cognitive Science Semantics
Application Deadline: 20-Dec-2013
Supporting Institution: McMaster University
Linguistics and Languages
LL Issue: 24.4157
Posted: 22-Oct-2013
Support Description: The Department of Linguistics and Languages at McMaster University invites applications for graduate admission for Fall 2014 from qualified students for the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in the Cognitive Science of Language with a competitive funding available on several projects in the area of syntax-semantics interface.

The theoretical linguistics projects are situated within an interdisciplinary program which includes faculty from Humanities, Science, and Health Sciences. Our strong research focus includes expertise in Corpus and Computational Linguistics, Experimental Psycholinguistics, Clinical Linguistics, and Cognitive Neuroscience of Language. The breadth of research areas provides a rich environment for graduate training and allows for flexibility so that students can design their studies around their own areas of interest.

For the application procedure please see the application website address below. For more information please contact Dr. Ivona Kucerova.
Application Mailing Address: Dr. Ivona Kucerova 1280 Main Street West TSH-608 Hamilton Ontario L8S 4M2 Canada
Application Web Address: http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~linguistics/grad/application.html
Contact Information: Dr. Ivona Kucerova kucerov@mcmaster.ca