LINGUIST List 30.4611

Thu Dec 05 2019

Support: Linguistic Theories; Psycholinguistics: PhD, University College London

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 26-Nov-2019
From: Yasutada Sudo <>
Subject: Linguistic Theories; Psycholinguistics: PhD, University College London, UK
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Department: Linguistics
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University College London

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Linguistic Theories; Psycholinguistics


The Department of Linguistics at University College London invites applications for the MPhil/PhD programme (full time: 3 years; part time: 5 years) starting in September 2020.

UCL Linguistics offers excellent PhD-level training for anyone intending to pursue an academic career in research/lecturing in the dynamic field of linguistics (or adjacent areas within cognitive science). It gives students unparalleled contact with the top researchers in the discipline and opportunities to participate in international conferences.

In order to apply for our PhD programme an applicant must have earned at least a bachelor's degree, preferably a master's degree, or equivalent in linguistics or a related field. In the first instance, they should check that we have staff who can supervise research in the specific academic field they are interested in. Please visit the following website for more information:

The application closes on 30 June 2020. If you wish to apply for a scholarship listed below, please submit your applications by 7 January 2020. More information is available on the following website:

Enquiries about all awards and applications may be sent to the PhD Administrator Richard Jardine at the contact information below.

Several funding schemes are available:
- Demonstratorship in Linguistics (see below)
- UCL Graduate Research Scholarships:
1. GRS (for UK/EU students only):
2. ORS (for all overseas students only):
3. CSC-UCL (for Chinese students only):
- Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-London Arts & Humanities Partnership (LAHP) Doctoral Training Partnership (for UK/EU students):
- Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)-UCL, Bloomsbury and East London (UBEL) Doctoral Training Partnership:

In order to apply for one of these scholarship, you must have been admitted to the MPhil/PhD program in Linguistics at UCL and given the department’s support for your application. You are strongly advised to contact and work with your potential supervisor when completing your application for funding.

Demonstratorship in Linguistics:
The demonstrator will be paid for a total of 180 hours per year, and in return their tuition fees will be paid at Home/EU rate (see and they will receive a full stipend. The position involves teaching and administrative support related to the BA, BSc and MA programmes in Linguistics. The post-holder will provide assistance with a variety of aspects of the programmes.

The core duties involve:
- Preparation and marking of coursework and exams
- Organization and maintenance of Moodle sites
- Management and operation of tutorial groups

In addition the demonstrator may be asked to contribute as follows:
- Provide research methods advice for project students
- Development of interactive learning resources and assessments
- Delivery of lectures
- Other activities as specified by the Programme Director

Applications Deadline: 07-Jan-2020

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Richard Jardine

Page Updated: 05-Dec-2019