LINGUIST List 21.4406

Thu Nov 04 2010

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

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        1.     Laurel Stvan , General Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Message 1: General Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Date: 02-Nov-2010
From: Laurel Stvan <>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
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Institution/Organization: University of Texas at Arlington Department: Linguistics and TESOL Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Teaching

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics & TESOL announces a five-year package(assistantship and full tuition) to exceptional candidates who are applying tobegin doctoral studies in Fall 2011. These Enhanced Graduate TeachingAssistantships are for PhD Linguistics students newly admitted for the Fall 2011semester and have a 9-month stipend of $15,300, in addition to a GraduateDoctoral Teaching Fellowship that will cover tuition for full-time enrollment.(9 hours of coursework per semester 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 new faculty this year(an expansion hire) in language documentation. Facilities include a new SpeechSounds Lab with a soundproof booth and a portable ultrasound, and aPsycholinguistics Lab with an eye-tracker. The graduate students in ourDepartment also organize an annual student conference that includes the YumiNakamura Prize in Linguistics, which awards a cash prize to the toppresentations at the conference.

Applicants should submit their materials by January 31, 2011, for fullestconsideration for admission and for this funding. Funding award criteria is here:

Application information for prospective students can be found here:

Applications Deadline: 31-Jan-2011

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:         Laurel Stvan

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