LINGUIST List 27.4453

Wed Nov 02 2016

Support: General Linguistics; Linguistics Interdisciplinary / USA

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 02-Nov-2016
From: Jeffrey Runner <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Linguistics Interdisciplinary: 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: General Linguistics
Linguistics Interdisciplinary


The department of linguistics at the University of Rochester invites applications from students interested in pursuing a fully-funded PhD program in Linguistics focusing on cross-disciplinary training and collaboration. Students will have a primary focus in Linguistics, with secondary focus in another department in Arts, Sciences & Engineering. The faculty in the department of Linguistics ( are grounded in the traditional fields of formal linguistics, employing empirical methodologies to examine data and topics in experimental syntax, semantics, pragmatics, phonetics, laboratory phonology, and morphology in collaboration with researchers in allied fields. Our work incorporates contemporary issues and practices in language documentation, corpus linguistics, dialect variation and sociolinguistics. Linguistics is a core member of Rochester's Center for Language Sciences (, which also includes researchers in Brain & Cognitive Sciences (, Computer Science (, Philosophy ( and related departments, such as Biomedical Engineering and departments at the Eastman School of Music. At Rochester, cross disciplinary collaborative work is the norm.

For further information about the program, see
Students interested in the Linguistics joint PhD program should apply through Linguistics here ( Applications received by January 15, 2017 will receive fullest consideration. For further information, please contact Jeff Runner (

Linguistics faculty:

Maya Ravindranath Abtahian (
Solveiga Armoskaite (
Greg Carlson (
Sasha Eloi (
Scott Grimm (
Nadine Grimm (
Joyce McDonough (
Jeffrey Runner (

Applications Deadline: 15-Jan-2017

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Jeffrey Runner

Page Updated: 02-Nov-2016