LINGUIST List 28.4545

Tue Oct 31 2017

Support: General Linguistics: PhD, University of Kansas

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>


Date: 31-Oct-2017
From: Alison Gabriele <gabrieleku.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD, University of Kansas, USA
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Department: Linguistics
Web Address: https://linguistics.ku.edu/

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Kansas

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Kansas invites applications for fully funded graduate fellowships for doctoral study in linguistics. The Linguistics department has existing strengths in sound, structure, meaning, first and second language acquisition, and psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics. All doctoral students who are admitted to the program will be offered five-year packages that include graduate teaching or research assistantship positions.

We will also be able to award one Diversity Fellowship, the goal of which is to increase the diversity of the graduate student community at the University of Kansas. Eligible candidates include promising domestic applicants from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds, as well as other diverse populations such as first-generation college graduates. The Fellowship package include five years of guaranteed financial support. Please indicate in your application if you are eligible for this award.

Research Expertise:
- experimental phonetics and phonology
- first and second language acquisition
- psycholinguistics across the lifespan
- cognitive neuroscience of language
- theoretical syntax and semantics

Methods:
- acoustic analyses and speech perception
- behavioral psycholinguistic paradigms
- head-mounted and remote eye trackers
- linguistic fieldwork
- EEG (Lawrence campus), cortical MEG, fetal MEG and MRI systems (KU Medical Center)

The Linguistics faculty is committed to excellence in mentoring and provides support for graduate students in several ways including weekly research seminars and frequent opportunities for advising. Students are actively encouraged and mentored to present their work at conferences, publish research in journals, and submit applications for external grant funding.

For more information, please see our website: http://linguistics.ku.edu/

Application Fee Waivers:
If you are a domestic student from an underrepresented group, we will provide you with a waiver to cover the cost of your application to the Linguistics program at the University of Kansas. Please email the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Alison Gabriele (gabrieleku.edu) if you are interested in requesting a waiver.

Information on admission requirements is available at: https://linguistics.ku.edu/admission


Applications Deadline: 01-Jan-2018

Web Address for Applications: http://graduate.ku.edu/ku-graduate-application

Contact Information:
        Prof. Alison Gabriele
        gabrieleku.edu

Page Updated: 31-Oct-2017