LINGUIST List 27.4780

Mon Nov 21 2016

Support: Arabic; Chinese; French; German; Italian; Japanese; Russian; Spanish; Language Acquisition / USA

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <amandalinguistlist.org>


Date: 18-Nov-2016
From: Vera Lampley <vl2pandrew.cmu.edu>
Subject: Arabic; Chinese; French; German; Italian; Japanese; Russian; Spanish; Language Acquisition: PhD, Carnegie Mellon Univeristy, USA
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Department: Department of Modern Languages
Web Address: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/modlang/graduate/phd/index.html

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Carnegie Mellon Univeristy

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            French (fra)
                            German (deu)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Russian (rus)
                            Spanish (spa)

Description:

The Department of Modern Languages, at Carnegie Mellon University invites
applications for its Ph.D. program in Second Language Acquisition.

The ideal candidate will

- Hold an MA in linguistics, a foreign language, cognitive science or a related field.
- Be proficient in a second language such that the candidate can teach language
courses offered through the department (e.g., Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish).
- Have an interest in one (or more) of the program’s four major research areas: 1) literacy development in a second language; 2) social dimensions of learning a second language; 3) instruction and learning of a second language; 4) cognitive aspects of second language learning.

Applications must be submitted online and include

- Current GRE scores (not older than 2 years)
- Current TOEFL scores (if applicable, not older than 2 years)
- Transcripts of undergraduate and previous graduate studies
- Three letters of recommendation
- A statement of research area interest and career goals
- A writing sample

Carnegie Mellon University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Applications Deadline: 05-Jan-2017

Web Address for Applications: https://applygrad-dietrich.cs.cmu.edu/apply/index.php?domain=82

Contact Information:
        Vera Lampley
        vl2pandrew.cmu.edu

Page Updated: 21-Nov-2016