LINGUIST List 17.2954

Mon Oct 09 2006

Support: General Ling/Phonetics/Cognitive Science: PhD Student, Umeå U

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Directory         1.    Fredrik Karlsson, General Linguistics/Phonetics/Cognitive Science: PhD Student, Umeå University, Sweden

Message 1: General Linguistics/Phonetics/Cognitive Science: PhD Student, Umeå University, Sweden
Date: 09-Oct-2006
From: Fredrik Karlsson <>
Subject: General Linguistics/Phonetics/Cognitive Science: PhD Student, Umeå University, Sweden

Institution/Organization: Umeå University Department: Philosphy and Linguistics Level: PhD Duties: Research Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Philosophy of Language; Phonetics


Umeå University, in northern Sweden, is a dynamic university with ca. 3,700 employees and more than 29,000 students, of which 1,300 are in PhD programs. This position will strengthen and develop research conducted in the department of philosophy and linguistics.

The Department of Philosophy and Linguistics offers the research student the opportunity to train in a small, creative and friendly research and teaching environment. The Department offers PhD programmes in General Linguistics, Phonetics, Cognitive Science, Practical Philosophy, Theoretical Philosophy and The Philosophy of Science. The Department is a core node in the faculty-wide research environment 'Language and Cognition'

We are recruiting one full-time PhD student to join the department of philosophy and linguistics' research environment. The position can be in any of the PhD programmes run by the department.

The position carries a taxable salary that currently starts at 20 000 kr per month (Circa 32 700 USD per year) and rises to 23 300 kr per month (circa 38000 USD per year) over the four years of the programme. Health and Social insurance is included in the position and paid for by the university.

Details of the application procedure can be found in the official translation of the job advertisement that can be downloaded at and the application form can be found at

Information about the University in English can be found at And information about the area in English at

Mailing Address for Applications: Attn: The Registrator Umeå University Umeå SE-90187 Sweden

Applications are due by: 09-Nov-2006

Contact Information: Dr Kirk Sullivan