LINGUIST List 23.3106

Wed Jul 18 2012

Support: Discourse Analysis, Psycholinguistics: PhD Student, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <>

Date: 18-Jul-2012
From: Geoff Hall <>
Subject: Discourse Analysis, Psycholinguistics: PhD Student, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China
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Department: Division of English/CRALC Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis; Psycholinguistics

Division of English PhD Scholarships

The Division of English at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China operates incollaboration with its home school the School of English, Nottingham, one of theoldest and most prestigious schools of English in the UK. The Centre for Researchin Applied Linguistics China (CRALC) brings together research across both theDivision and the Home School, allowing interdisciplinary work of the higheststandard. CRALC offers an unrivalled research environment which encourages aunique synergy between the context of our location in China and research practicein English Studies

The Division of English is advertising two doctoral scholarships for research in thefollowing areas:

1) Psycholinguistics/Neurolinguistics/Cognitive Neuroscience of Language.2) Discourse Analysis, World Englishes or Contemporary Literature (19th and 20thcentury).

The PhD fellowship is 3 years in length. Tuition fees will be waived and therecipient will receive a monthly stipend sufficient to cover living costs in Ningbo.The recipient may be required to spend some time at the University of NottinghamUK or partner research institutions in Europe.

The successful candidate will be expected to start in September/October 2012.

Applicants must have a good Master's degree in a relevant field, with evidence ofresearch training and/ or a strong final dissertation or project.

Applicants whose first language is not English must have an IELTS average of 7or equivalent English language qualification.

The final day for applications is July 31st 2012. Applications received after thisdate will not be considered.

Short-listed applicants will be contacted about interviews.

Full details about the scholarships and how to apply can be found at:

For more information about the Division of English and the School of English, visitour websites:

For application or other enquiries, please contact:

Applications Deadline: 31-Jul-2012

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Prof. Geoff Hall        University of Nottingham Ningbo        199 Taikang East Road        Ningbo Zhejiang 315100        China

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:         Prof. Geoff Hall

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