LINGUIST List 29.4307

Mon Nov 05 2018

Support: Language Acquisition: PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>



Date: 02-Nov-2018
From: Vera Lampley <vl2pandrew.cmu.edu>
Subject: Language Acquisition: PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania, USA
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Institution/Organization: Carnegie Mellon University
Department: Modern Languages
Web Address: https://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/modlang/index.html

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
French (fra)
German (deu)
Italian (ita)
Japanese (jpn)
Russian (rus)
Spanish (spa)

Description:

The Department of Modern Languages, at Carnegie Mellon University invites
applications for its PhD program in Second Language Acquisition.

The ideal candidate will:
- Hold an MA in linguistics, a foreign language, cognitive science or a
related field.
- Be proficient in a second language such that the candidate can teach
language
courses offered through the department (e.g., Arabic, Chinese, French, German,
Italian,
Japanese, Russian, Spanish).
- Have an interest in one (or more) of the program’s four major research
areas:
1) Literacy development in a second language;
2) Social dimensions of learning a second language;
3) Instruction and learning of a second language;
4) Cognitive aspects of a second language.

Applications must be submitted online and include:
- Current GRE scores
- Current TOEFL scores (if applicable)
- Transcripts of undergraduate and previous graduate studies
- Three letters of recommendation
- A statement of research area interest and career goals
- A writing sample

Carnegie Mellon University recognizes the power of a diverse community and
encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences,
perspectives, and backgrounds.

To apply, please see the application link provided below.


Application Deadline: 05-Jan-2019

Web Address for Applications: https://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/modlang/graduate/phd/index.html

Contact Information:
Vera Lampley
vl2pandrew.cmu.edu

Page Updated: 05-Nov-2018