LINGUIST List 29.3990

Mon Oct 15 2018

Support: Language Acquisition; Cognitive Science: PhD, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 11-Oct-2018
From: Anna Gavarró <>
Subject: Language Acquisition; Cognitive Science: PhD, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
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Department: Departament de Filologia Catalana
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition
Cognitive Science


The research group of project FFI2017-87699-P ‘Development, acquisition, and language variation mechanisms’ invites applications for a four-year predoctoral fellowship of the Subprograma Estatal de Formación of the Spanish Government.

Our project combines research on first language acquisition from the generative perspective with research on the theory of development from a biological perspective. Further information on the project can be found at:

The predoctoral student will also enroll in the Cognitive Science and Language doctoral program at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, will be a member of the project, and a member of the Centre de Lingüística Teòrica.

Applicants should have pursued studies in linguistics. Please send applications for the preselection procedure to Your application should include a letter with expression of interest and your CV (with details of two referees).

Application deadline: 20 October 2018

The preselected candidates will then apply to the call just issued by the Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades (Resolución de la Presidencia de la Agencia Estatal de Investigación por la que se aprueba la convocatoria, correspondiente al año 2018 de las ayudas para contratos predoctorales para la formación de doctores contemplada en el Subprograma Estatal de Formación del Programa Estatal de Promoción del Talento y su Empleabilidad, en el marco del Plan Estatal de Investigación Científica y Técnica y de Innovación 2017-2020) – this call’s deadline is October 29th at 3pm (Central European time).

Applications Deadline: 20-Oct-2018

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Dr. Anna Gavarró
        Departament de Filologia Catalana
        Edifici B, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
        Bellaterra Barcelona 08193

Contact Information:
        Dr. Anna Gavarró
        Phone:+34 935868076

Page Updated: 15-Oct-2018