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Support Announcement:

Level: PhD
Duty: Research,Project Work
Linguistic Field: Psycholinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Lexicography Language Acquisition, Language Processing
Application Deadline: 01-Sep-2014
Supporting Institution: New University of Lisbon (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa)
Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.2674
Posted: 23-Jun-2014
Support Description: The Linguistics department at New University of Lisbon, Portugal, Centro de Linguística da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (CLUNL) and the department of social sciences and humanities, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH/NOVA), is welcoming applications for 4 PhD positions for the period 2014-208 in the following areas:
- Psycholinguistics (Language Acquisition, Language Processing);
- Text Linguistics;
- Terminology and Lexicography.

The grant holders are admitted into the PhD programme, starting in October 2014. Funding is provided for 4 years with a monthly scholarship of 980 EUR, starting in the second semester of 2014/2015.
The three best students qualify for spending one semester abroad during the second or third year of the programme.

Requirements:
Applicants must hold an MA degree at the time of the application.

How to apply:
Applicants should submit their CV, a copy of their MA certificate and a working program, spelling out their research interests, a dissertation project (including state of the art and goals) to the following e-mail address:
linguistica Linguist List fcsh.unl.pt

The applications will be ranked according to the following criteria:
- quality of the project (50%)
- academic qualification (25%)
- curriculum vitae (CV) (25%)



More about the programme:

Curricular Structure:
1st Year
Methods in Linguistics;
Specialized Seminar (Psycholinguistics, Terminology or Text Linguistics);
2 elective and advanced seminars (intensive courses in yearly summer school).

Programme Director:
João Costa

Programme Core Team:

Psycholinguistics:
- João Costa
- Maria Lobo
- Nino Grillo
- Ana Madeira

Text Linguistics:
- Antónia Coutinho
- Florencia Miranda
- Luísa Álvares Pereira

Terminology:
- Rute Costa
- Teresa Lino
- Christophe Roche

Guest lecturers
- David Pesetsky
- Naama Friedmann
- Adriana Belletti
- Luigi Rizzi
- Jean Paul Bronckart
- Jean-Michel Adam
- Joaquim Dolz
- Charles Bazerman
- Gerad Budin
- Jean Pruvost
- Loic Depecker
Application Mailing Address: Joao Costa FCSH - Linguística Av. de Berna, 26C Lisbon 106-061 Portugal
Contact Information: Joao Costa jcosta@fcsh.unl.pt