LINGUIST List 30.3769

Mon Oct 07 2019

Support: Language Acquisition: PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

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



Date: 07-Oct-2019
From: Vera Lampley <vl2pandrew.cmu.edu>
Subject: Language Acquisition: PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
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Department: Modern Languages
Web Address: https://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/modlang/

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Carnegie Mellon University

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.

Application Deadline: see below

Applications Deadline: 01-Dec-2019

Web Address for Applications: https://apply-dc-mcs.mcs.cmu.edu/apply/?sr=2c2c8534-1c5b-4eb6-9ff5-2e57a29913b1

Contact Information:
        Vera Lampley
        vl2pandrw.cmu.edu
        Phone:4122685079



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