LINGUIST List 28.256
Thu Jan 12 2017
Support: Cognitive Science / United Kingdom
Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <amandalinguistlist.org>
Sarah Duffy <sarah.duffy
Cognitive Science, PhD , Northumbria University, United Kingdom E-mail this message to a friend
Web Address: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/humanities/
Institution/Organization: Northumbria University
Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science
Northumbria University (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK) is advertising a full PhD scholarship on the topic:
Building a pedagogical identity for a digital age: An investigation of cognitive concepts in teaching and education (RDF17/HUM/DUFFY)
Supervisor: Dr. Sarah Duffy
Deadline: Friday 20 January 2017
Please see details pasted below or visit the advertisement and find out how to apply online here: https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=81652&LID=1151
This PhD level project will involve an empirical investigation into the use of cognitive concepts in teaching and education. The precise focus of study is dependent upon candidates’ specific interests and expertise and is open to negotiation. The study will have a digital focus and may involve the creation of a multimodal corpus or the development of educational software programmes. It may incorporate quantitative and/or qualitative methods.
The successful candidate will undertake PhD level study, working in tandem with similar research currently being undertaken by Dr Sarah Duffy and Professor Ewa Dabrowska, as well as associated PhD students in the Institute of Humanities at Northumbria University. https://goo.gl/pA4OTZ
It is expected that candidates will have a background in linguistics or psychology. Applications from candidates with particular experience in the areas of cognitive linguistics or corpus linguistics are especially welcomed.
Eligibility and How to Apply
Please note eligibility requirement:
- Academic excellence of the proposed student i.e. 2:1 (or equivalent GPA from non-UK universities [preference for 1st class honours]); or a Masters (preference for Merit or above); or APEL evidence of substantial practitioner achievement.
- Appropriate IELTS score, if required.
For further details of how to apply, entry requirements and the application form, see https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/research/postgraduate-research-degrees/how-to-apply/
Please ensure you quote the advert reference above on your application form.
Deadline for applications: 20 January 2017
Start Date: 2 October 2017
Northumbria University is an equal opportunities provider and in welcoming applications for studentships from all sectors of the community we strongly encourage applications from women and under-represented groups.
This project is being considered for studentship funding in competition with other projects, available to applicants worldwide. The studentship includes a full stipend, paid for three years at RCUK rates for 2017/18 (this is yet to be set, in 2016/17 this is £14,296 pa) and fees (Home/EU £4,350 / International £13,000 / International Lab-based £16,000). Additionally, as Northumbria celebrates its 25th anniversary as a University and in line with our international outlook, some projects may also be offered to students from outside of the EU supported by a half-fee reduction.
Applications Deadline: 20-Jan-2017
Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Dr Sarah Duffy
Department of Humanities
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST
Web Address for Applications: https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=81652&LID=1151
Dr Sarah Duffy
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