LINGUIST List 21.4427

Fri Nov 05 2010

Support: General Linguistics: PhD Student, Northwestern U., Illinois, USA

Editor for this issue: Matthew Lahrman <>

        1.     Matt Goldrick , General Linguistics: PhD Student, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA

Message 1: General Linguistics: PhD Student, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Date: 03-Nov-2010
From: Matt Goldrick <>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD Student, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
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Institution/Organization: Northwestern University Department: Linguistics Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

In conjunction with our institutional partners, the Department of Linguistics atNorthwestern University invites applications for graduate fellowships in linguisticsand interdisciplinary research in language. All admitted students receive a 5 yearfunding commitment (subject to satisfactory progress towards the degree)including tuition, a 12-month stipend, and health insurance. Fellowships areavailable for both US citizens and non-citizens. Students have access to a varietyof institutional resources for supporting student research projects and professionaltravel.

Northwestern has a vibrant community of researchers actively working on a widevariety of issues in language structure and processing, utilizing a diverse range ofmethods and populations.

Issues:-Structure of linguistic systems within and across levels: Pragmatics, Semantics,Syntax, Morphology, Phonology, Phonetics-Perception, production and acquisition of first and second languages-Dynamics of language: diachronic change; experience-related plasticity-Language and music: Parallels and interactions

Methods:-Statistical modeling; probabilistic approaches to language structure andprocessing-Formal/mathematical theories of linguistic systems-Experimental studies of language; psycholinguistics-Acoustic phonetics; prosody and intonation-Machine learning and natural language processing; corpus analysis-Functional and structural neuroimaging; electrophysiology

Populations:-Mono- and multilingual-Infant, young adult and elderly-Acquired and developmental disorders

For more information on graduate study, research, and the application process,visit us online:

If you have questions please contact the admissions officer, Matt Goldrick,

Applications Deadline: 31-Dec-2010

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:         Matt Goldrick

Page Updated: 05-Nov-2010