LINGUIST List 30.2109

Mon May 20 2019

Support: General Linguistics: PhD, UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Editor for this issue: Yiwen Zhang <yiwenlinguistlist.org>



Date: 20-May-2019
From: Martin Krämer <martin.krameruit.no>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
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Department: Department of Language and Culture
Web Address: https://uit.no/om/enhet/forsiden?p_dimension_id=210121

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

One Doctoral Research Fellowship (PhD position) in Linguistics is available at the Department of Language and Culture at the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway (UiT). The position is part of the international doctoral track in cooperation with the University of Verona.
The appointment is a fixed term position for a period of four years. The starting date is 1 October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The purpose of the PhD Research Fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a doctoral dissertation to be defended publicly. The candidate will be enrolled in the CASTL graduate school and the PhD programme in Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Verona, and the academic work must result in a doctoral thesis aiming to obtain the degree of PhD within the period of employment. Admission to the PhD programme is a prerequisite for employment, and the programme period starts on commencement of the position.
The position is affiliated with the Department of Language and Culture (ISK). The Department consists of 75 permanent employees, 10 adjunct professors, and approximately 30 PhD fellows. Additionally, the Department has approximately 25 temporary research and teaching positions. The Department’s core activities are research, teaching, and dissemination within linguistics, literature, art history, and media and documentation studies.

The Department has a very active and diverse research profile. It houses one of the world’s most excellent research communities in linguistics, with research groups within cognitive linguistics (CLEAR), Sami language technology (Giellatekno and Divvun), sociolinguistics (LAIDUA), language acquisition (LAVA), and theoretical linguistics (CASTL-FISH). The Department’s research communities within literature, art history, and media and documentation studies are nationally highly competitive, and are organised into research groups such as Health Art Society (HAS), Russian Space, and WARGAME.

The Department offers one-year programme education, Bachelor, and Master programmes within general linguistics, literature, art history, media and documentation studies, English, Kven, Finnish, Norwegian, Russian, Sami, Spanish, and German. It also offers PhD education within cultural/literary studies, art history, media and documentation studies, and linguistics.

For a list of completed doctoral projects within the CASTL graduate school, see http://site.uit.no/castl/research/output/phd-dissertations/.

The appointed Doctoral Research Fellowship must have her/his daily workplace at UiT, campus Tromsø.

Applications Deadline: 01-Jul-2019

Web Address for Applications: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/167907/doctoral-research-fellowship-in-linguistics

Contact Information:
        Professor Martin Krämer
        martin.krameruit.no



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