LINGUIST List 26.5616

Fri Dec 18 2015

Support: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics / USA

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 18-Dec-2015
From: Jeffrey Runner <>
Subject: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics, PhD, University of Rochester, USA
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Department: Linguistics
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Rochester

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics


The department of Linguistics and the department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester invite applications from students interested in pursuing a fully-funded joint PhD with a primary focus in Linguistics and a secondary focus in Brain & Cognitive Sciences. The department of Linguistics ( combines strengths in formal linguistics--syntax, semantics, pragmatics, phonetics and laboratory phonology--with experimental and empirical methodologies. The department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences ( combines strengths in language research--language processing, language acquisition, brain and language--with vision, and neuroscience, which includes computational neuroscience, learning and plasticity. The language researchers in these departments--along with those in Computer Science--constitute Rochester's Center for Language Sciences (

Students interested in a joint Linguistics/Brain & Cognitive Sciences PhD program should apply through Linguistics here ( Applications received by January 15, 2016 will receive fullest consideration. For further information, please contact Jeff Runner (

Current Linguistics faculty:

Maya Abtahian Ravindranath

Solveiga Armoskaite

Greg Carlson

Sasha Eloi

Scott Grimm

Nadine Grimm

Joyce McDonough

Jeffrey Runner

Applications Deadline: 15-Jan-2016

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Prof. Jeffrey Runner

Page Updated: 18-Dec-2015