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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)
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.

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

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:

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

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

- 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