LINGUIST List 23.3103

Wed Jul 18 2012

Support: Greek, Modern; Morphology: PhD Student, University of Patras, Greece

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <>

Date: 14-Jul-2012
From: Angela Ralli <>
Subject: Greek, Modern; Morphology: PhD Student, University of Patras, Greece
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Department: Dept. of Philology, Linguistics Division Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Project Work

Specialty Areas: Morphology Required Language(s): Greek, Modern (ell)


The Department of Philology (Linguistics Division) of the University of Patras( invites applications for a Ph.D. studentship inLinguistics.

The successful candidate will receive a three-year scholarship at the ResearchCommittee rate, plus travel and conference funding. There are no tuition fees. Theposition is available for 36 months starting October 1st 2012, and ending bySeptember 30, 2015 (no extension will be allowed).

The research position is available within the THALIS project 'Pontus, Cappadocia,Aivali: In search of Asia Minor Greek'. The aim of the Ph.D. research is toinvestigate the morphology of Asia Minor dialects and its development throughcontact with Turkish.

The successful candidate must hold an M.A. degree and have a solid backgroundin morphology. A good command of Greek and English is required and a basicknowledge of Turkish will be taken into consideration. (S)he will work at theLaboratory of Modern Greek Dialects of the Dept. of Philology( and will have access to theLaboratory's oral and written dialectal archives. (S)he may be asked to conductsome field work and annotate dialectal material for which no previous experience isnecessary.

Candidates are requested to submit an application for admission to Ph.D. studiesat the Dept. of Philology of the University of Patras (Professor A. Ralli), with thefollowing documents:- letter of motivation describing the research interests (500 to 1000 words)- CV- A copy of the MA title and the MA grades transcript- the MA thesis or other sample of writing- 2 letter(s) of recommendation (sent directly by referees)

Applications should reach the Dept. of Philology no later than Sept. 7, 2012.Interviews by phone may be conducted before reaching a decision by September15, 2012.

Please send your applications to:Prof. Angela RalliDept. of PhilologyLinguistics DivisionUniversity of Patras26504 Rio-Patras GreeceTel/Fax: +30-2610-996230Cell: +30-6972 819113E-mail: ralliupatras.grURL:

Applications Deadline: 07-Sep-2012

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Professor Angela Ralli        Dept. of Philology, University of Patras        Rio Patras Achaia 26504        Greece

Contact Information:         Professor Angela Ralli        Phone:+30-6972 819113        Fax:+30-2610-996230

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