LINGUIST List 21.1252

Sat Mar 13 2010

Support: Phonetics,Prosody&Discourse: PhD Student,Texas A&M Commerce, USA

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        1.    Salvatore Attardo, Phonetics, Prosody and Discourse: PhD Student, Texas A&M University - Commerce, USA

Message 1: Phonetics, Prosody and Discourse: PhD Student, Texas A&M University - Commerce, USA
Date: 12-Mar-2010
From: Salvatore Attardo <>
Subject: Phonetics, Prosody and Discourse: PhD Student, Texas A&M University - Commerce, USA
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Institution/Organization: Texas A&M University - Commerce Department: Literature and Languages Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Phonetics Prosody and discourse

Supporting Institution: Texas A&M University - Commerce, Center for AppliedLinguistics

Support Description: One 5 year Ph.D. Research Assistantship is available fromAugust 2010 at the Center for Applied Linguistics in the Department ofLiterature and Languages at Texas A&M University - Commerce.

The assistantship covers tuition fees for two courses per semester and a stipendof $10,000 annually. The candidate will be expected to pursue Ph.D. research inline with the research interests of the center.

The Applied Linguistics Center at Texas A&M University-Commerce is now seekingan application for graduate training in our lab. Research will begin in Fall2010 with Dr. Lucy Pickering examining multi-modal analyses of spokenconversational discourse and the generation of computer platforms that willpermit this analysis. We are looking for highly motivated candidates with an MAin a related subject. Preferred interests include:

Familiarity with the PRAAT programFamiliarity with video- and audio-recorded collection of dataInterest in discourse and prosodic analysisCompetence in French

We must receive a statement of interest, CV, names & contact information forthree references. Acceptance is conditional on admission by the Graduate Schooland the department of Literature and Languages and is subject to all theirrequirements.

Please send applications to:Contact Information: Kim Jefferies

Applications Deadline: 15-Apr-2010

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Ms Kim Jefferies        Dept. of Literature and Languages        Texas A&M University-Commerce P.O. Box 3011        Commerce TX 75429        USA

Contact Information:         Ms Kim Jefferies        Phone:(903) 886-5260        Fax:(903) 886-5980

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