LINGUIST List 31.1417

Tue Apr 21 2020

Support: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics: PhD Student, University of Groningen

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 20-Apr-2020
From: Christina Englert <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics: PhD Student, University of Groningen, Netherlands
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Department: Graduate School for the Humanities
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Groningen

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics


Description of the 4 PhD trajectories:

The successful applicants are committed to conducting independent and original scientific research, to report on this research in international publications and presentations, and to present the final results of the research in a PhD dissertation. The PhD students participate in local, national and international training activities, including summer schools and conferences, to maximally develop their potential.

As a member of the Graduate School for the Humanities, a PhD candidate may participate in courses, seminars and summer schools organized by Dutch national graduate school Landelijke Onderzoekschool Taalkunde (LOT) or by the Groningen Research School of Behavioural and Cognitive Neurosciences (BCN).

Linguistic research in the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen is organized in the Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG), which includes 4 research lines:

- Computational Linguistics
- Discourse and Communication
- Neurolinguistics and Language Development
- Theoretical and Empirical Linguistics.

The proposed PhD research must be closely connected with research currently carried out within one of these research lines. Your intended promoter must be a staff member of CLCG (full professor or associate professor with ius promovendi), and ask their approval via the form under item 2 below. Please see the website of CLCG for additional information:


Your qualifications are:

- a master's degree in linguistics (or related discipline) with an excellent academic record (MA thesis: min. 8/10)
- proven research abilities and affinity with the research topic
- excellent command of English and good academic writing skills.

For questions regarding the submission procedure, please contact Drs M.R.B. Wubbolts, E: or the coordinator of CLCG, C. Englert, MA, E:
Interviews with selected candidates will take place in the second half of June 2020.


For information you can contact:

Prof. R.M. Esser (questions regarding the Graduate School for the Humanities),
Prof. G.J.M. van Noord (questions regarding the Center for Language and Cognition Groningen),
Please do not use the e-mail address(es) above for applications.

For more information about the application procedure see the link below.

Applications Deadline: 21-May-2020

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        MS Christina Englert

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