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Level: PhD
Duty: Research,Teaching
Linguistic Field: Sociolinguistics Functional Linguistics; Strategic Communication
Application Deadline: 08-Nov-2013
Supporting Institution: Roskilde University
Culture and Identity
LL Issue: 24.4172
Posted: 23-Oct-2013
Support Description: A PhD scholarship in the area of Linguistic Studies is available at the Department of Culture and Identity (CUID), Roskilde University. The project description must be formulated within one of three Departmental linguistic research groups’ areas. These are described on Roskilde University's website via the link: http://www.ruc.dk/institutter/cuid/forskning/forskningsgrupper/

The three research groups are as follows:
1. Language and society in late modernity (Langsoc). For more information, contact research group leader Hartmut Haberland (hartmut Linguist List ruc.dk).
2. Functional Grammar and Pragmatics (FGP). For more information, contact research group leader Lars Heltoft (heltoft Linguist List ruc.dk).
3. Strategic communication. For more information, contact research group leader Susanne Kjærbeck (susannek Linguist List ruc.dk).

The application must include:
1. Project description of 5 pages.
2. A proposal for an overall work plan for a 3-year PhD-process.
3. CV.
4. Copies of relevant exams and results, including grades.
5. A 1-2 page document giving an assessment of the candidate's master's thesis.

We must receive your application on or before November 8, 2013. Material received after the deadline will not be considered.

We only accept applications through our electronic recruitment system. To apply for the position you must go to the job advertisement on our homepage that can be viewed at the application website address below. Click on the button 'Apply' for vacancy here which appears immediately below the job advertisement. Then you fill the application form and attach the required documents listed in the job announcement. Finish by clicking Submit.
Application Web Address: http://www.ruc.dk/en/job/phd/
Contact Information: Dr Anne Fabricius fabri@ruc.dk