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Support: Phonetics; Typology: PhD, Stockholm University

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Date: 26-Sep-2018
From: Ljuba Veselinova <>
Subject: Phonetics; Typology: PhD, Stockholm University, Sweden
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Institution/Organization: Stockholm University
Department: Linguistics
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Typology


PhD student in Linguistics, Phonetics or Linguistic Typology
Available position as PhD student in Linguistics, within the fields of
Phonetics or Linguistic Typology at the Department of Linguistics, Stockholm
University. Ref. No. SU FV-3086-18. Closing date: 15 October, 2018.

The Department of Linguistics is one of the departments at the Faculty of
Humanities with about 70 employees and 400 students. The teaching focuses on
general linguistics, phonetics, computational linguistics, sign language and
Swedish as a second language for deaf. The main research areas are child
language development, linguistic typology and language documentation, analysis
and construction of different types of corpora (text, speech, video), sign
language and quantitative studies of communicative behaviour. We aim for
interaction and exchange between our teaching and research fields.

As a PhD student at the Faculty of Humanities you have the opportunity to
participate in the Faculty's Doctoral School, which offers themes and courses
characterized by interdisciplinarity and cooperation across subject borders.
The Doctoral School also gives you the chance to improve the quality of your
education thanks to the interchange provided by the community of PhD students
from other subjects and departments.

Project description:
The position can have one of the following two profiles: Phonetics or
Linguistic Typology. Projects in phonetics are expected to have an
experimental approach related to research conducted in the phonetics lab of
the department. Projects in linguistic typology are expected to be of
relevance for the research field of linguistic diversity. We expect the
applicant to cooperate with the future research field Linguistic Diversity at
the Faculty of Humanities (see A project plan
targeted to one of the above mentioned fields, which, in addition, relates to
one or more of the other research fields in the department, such as
computational linguistics, language documentation, sign language or child
language acquisition, or to the Stockholm University Brain Imaging Centre
(SUBIC) is a merit. Work experience related to research within the above
described profiles is a merit.

Further details about the position are available here:

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and
with equal opportunities for all.

For more information, please contact Director of Studies, Sofia Gustafsson
Capkova, telephone: +46 8 16 34 88,, Professor
Mattias Heldner, telephone: +46 8 16 19 88,
(Phonetics), or Professor Bernhard Wälchli, telephone: +46 8 16 23 44, (Linguistic Typology).

Apply for the PhD student position at Stockholm University's recruitment
system via the application link provided below. It is the responsibility of
the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with
the instructions in the advertisement, and that it is submitted before the

Application Deadline: 15-Oct-2018

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
Dr Sofia Gustafson Capkova

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