LINGUIST List 29.3075
Thu Aug 02 2018
Support: Applied Linguistics; TESOL: PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa
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Department: Second Language Studies
Web Address: http://www.hawaii.edu/sls/
Institution/Organization: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Duties: Research,Teaching,Project Work
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics
The Department of Second Language Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa invites applications for its PhD program in Second Language Studies. A limited number of graduate assistantships are available to support top applicants for four years of study, including a tuition waiver and stipend.
The goal of the doctoral program in SLS is to promote significant doctoral-level research into the analysis, learning, use, and pedagogy of additional languages. The faculty members research how second languages are used in multilingual contexts, how additional languages are learned, how they should be taught, and what psychological and sociological factors influence their acquisition. Knowledge in this field has a significant impact on such matters as language policies and practices in homes, workplaces, and governments—proficiency assessment, program organization, teaching methodologies, legal issues concerning language, and our understanding of the nature of language.
The ideal candidate will:
- Hold an MA in applied linguistics, TESOL, linguistics, a world language, cognitive science, or a related field, and have experience designing, carrying out, and writing up empirical research studies
- Have a research interest that aligns with the faculty
- Demonstrate strong writing and analytical abilities
For more information about how to apply to the PhD program in Second Language Studies, please see: http://www.hawaii.edu/sls/graduate/phd/phd-admissions/
To apply, please see the application link below.
Applications Deadline: 01-Jan-2019
Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Dr. Christina Higgins
Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Moore Hall 570, 1890 East-West Road
Honolulu HI 96822
Web Address for Applications: https://www.sis.hawaii.edu/uhdad/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Dr. Christina Higgins
Phone:+1 (808) 956-8610
Page Updated: 02-Aug-2018