LINGUIST List 21.815

Wed Feb 17 2010

Support: General Linguistics: Open Student, University of York, UK

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        1.    Susan Pintzuk, General Linguistics: Open Student, University of York, United Kingdom

Message 1: General Linguistics: Open Student, University of York, United Kingdom
Date: 15-Feb-2010
From: Susan Pintzuk <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Open Student, University of York, United Kingdom
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Institution/Organization: University of York Department: Language and Linguistic Science Web Address:

Level: Open

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

The Department of Language and Linguistic Science, University of York, UK willaward up to 5 fees-only studentships to postgraduate students (PhD/MA/MSc)entering the department in 2010-11. In the results of the latest ResearchAssessment Exercise released in December 2008, York Linguistics ranked second inthe UK for linguistic research. Two-thirds of our research was judged to beworld-leading / internationally excellent; our research environment was judgedparticularly excellent. Moreover, the University of York was rated one of theUK's top 10 research universities.

Each studentship has a value of a fees waiver at the home/EU rate (£3484 in2010-11) during the period of registration (three years for PhD students, oneyear for MA/MSc students). Successful applicants will be required to meet thebalance of the costs of their course and living expenses. The recipients ofthese awards will be required to undertake up to six hours per week of research-or teaching-related work or other duties during term time; the nature of thework will depend on the successful applicants' qualifications.

Applications are invited from prospective PhD/MA/MSc students in any of themajor research areas of the department: forensic speech science, phonetics andphonology, psycholinguistics and language acquisition, semantics,sociolinguistics and language variation and change, and syntax. We welcomeapplicants with teaching experience, but the studentships are open to allpostgraduate applicants -- home, EU and overseas -- whether or not you havetaught before. Success in winning the studentships may depend upon the area(s)in which you are qualified to teach. You must have received a conditional offerfrom the University of York before your application for a studentship can beconsidered. For further information and the procedure for application, go to

Applications Deadline: 30-Apr-2010

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:         Prof Susan Pintzuk        Phone:+44 1904 432661        Fax:+44 1904 432673

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