LINGUIST List 21.521

Tue Feb 02 2010

Support: General Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Manchester, UK

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        1.    Martina Faller, General Linguistics: PhD Student, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Message 1: General Linguistics: PhD Student, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Date: 02-Feb-2010
From: Martina Faller <>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD Student, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
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Institution/Organization: The University of Manchester Department: Linguistics and English Language Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics English Language

The Department of Linguistics and English Language at The University ofManchester is pleased to invite applications for an AHRC Studentship for in Linguistics or English Language and for an AHRC Studentship for theResearch Preparation Masters Scheme, for entry in September 2010.

The closing date for receipt of applications for the AHRC scheme will be 15March 2010. Please consult for further details.

Additional studentships and bursaries, including a Graduate TeachingAssistantship in Linguistics (with preference in Psycholinguistics) and theBrook Scholarship in English Language, will be available. Please see for details. Applicationdeadline for these School-internal schemes is 16 April 2010.

We also invite applications for projects with a social sciences component fornomination to the ESRC open competition (Ph.D. or MA plus Ph.D). Deadline forapplications to this scheme is 12 April 2010.

For further details on these funding opportunities, please email Amanda Mathews(see contact information below).

Manchester is an international centre for Linguistics and English language. TheDepartment is virtually unique in the UK and beyond in the breadth of subjectareas and theoretical approaches represented by its members, many of whom areinternationally renowned scholars in their specialisms. Particular strengths inthe discipline include: endangered languages, field linguistics and languagedocumentation, the linguistics of English (both synchronic and diachronic),phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax (especially lexical-functionalgrammar and construction grammar), typology, language contact andsociolinguistics, historical linguistics (especially English, Romance andGermanic), (formal) semantics and pragmatics, psycholinguistics and corpus andcomputational linguistics. More information about the department and theresearch interests of its staff can be found at

The postgraduate community in the School of Languages, Linguistics and Culturesis one of the largest and most diverse in the UK, enjoying state-of-the-artfacilities and excellent support within a high-quality research environment.

The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity andwill seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community.

Applications Deadline: 15-Mar-2010

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Ms Amanda Mathews        The University of Manchester        Oxford Road        Manchester M13 9PL        United Kingdom

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:         Ms Amanda Mathews

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