LINGUIST List 21.377

Fri Jan 22 2010

Support: General Ling: PhD Student, The U. of Texas at Arlington, USA

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        1.    Drew Burks, General Linguistics: PhD Student, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Message 1: General Linguistics: PhD Student, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Date: 21-Jan-2010
From: Drew Burks <>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD Student, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA
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Institution/Organization: The University of Texas at Arlington Department: Linguistics & TESOL Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Teaching

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics & TESOL at The University of Texas at Arlingtonwould like to announce the availability of five assistantships for new studentsadmitted for study in our PhD program starting in Fall 2010. These graduateteaching assistantships will have a 9 month stipend of $15,300 and cover tuitionfor 9 hours of coursework a semester (9 hours is a full-time load).

Our Department has an established doctoral program, with strengths in languagedocumentation, formal linguistics (syntax, semantics, pragmatics, phonology,phonetics), corpus linguistics, and second language acquisition (especiallyexperimental approaches to SLA). Faculty strengths also include Asian,Austronesian, and Native American languages. We are hiring two new faculty thisyear, one in language documentation and syntax and another in second languageacquisition. Facilities include a new Speech Sounds Lab with a soundproof boothand a portable ultrasound. The graduate students in our Department also organizean annual student conference that includes the Yumi Nakamura Prize inLinguistics, which awards a cash prize to the top presentations at the conference.

Because these assistantships were just announced by our Graduate School, wesuggest applicants submit their materials by February 12, 2010 for fullestconsideration for admission and this funding program. Application informationfor prospective students can be found at:

Applications Deadline: 12-Feb-2010

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Graduate Advisor        Department of Linguistics & TESOL The University of Texas at Arlington        Box 19559 — 403 Hammond Hall        Arlington TX 76019-0559        USA

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:         Drew Burks

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