LINGUIST List 23.3110

Wed Jul 18 2012

Support: Comp Ling, Lang Acq, Syntax: PhD Student, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <>

Date: 18-Jul-2012
From: Katherine Demuth <>
Subject: Comp Ling, Lang Acq, Syntax: PhD Student, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
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Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Project Work

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Syntax

Several PhD positions are available. A first-class Honours degree or a Mastersdegree plus publications are generally required for admission. Good English andwriting skills are essential.

Deadline for applications: August 31, 2012 (or until filled)Start date: January-June, 2013

1. The Child Language Lab at Macquarie University's Centre for LanguageSciences has several positions for PhD students to conduct research onphonological and morphological development. We are especially interested inthose with strong quantitative, experimental, and phonetics background to exploreissues in early speech perception and production in typical, language/hearingimpaired, bilingual, and L2 populations.

The Centre for Language Sciences (CLaS) is housed in the Linguistics Departmentat Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. It has close connections with theDepartment of Cognitive Science, and is part of the new Centre of Excellence forCognition and its Disorders. All will be soon housed in the Australian Hearing Hub -a state-of the art hearing and language research 'hub', with MEG, EEG, infantspeech perception lab, language production lab (including ultrasound), eye-tracking, computational linguistics expertise, and many other research facilities.

Contact Professor Katherine Demuth or see for more information.

Applications Deadline: 31-Aug-2012

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:         Katherine Demuth

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