LINGUIST List 31.3775

Tue Dec 08 2020

Support: Phonetics: PhD, University of Delaware

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 08-Dec-2020
From: Kathryn Franich <>
Subject: Phonetics: PhD, University of Delaware, USA
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Department: Linguistics and Cognitive Science
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Delaware

Specialty Areas: Phonetics


The PhonLab (PI: Dr. Kathryn Franich) at the University of Delaware ( is recruiting a student through the PhD program in Linguistics and Cognitive Science to work as a research assistant on the NSF-funded project "Speech and Communicative Timing Across Languages and Linguistic Contexts" (BCS-2018003). Funding in the PhD program (stipend + tuition) will be guaranteed for four years, up to two of which will take the form of a research assistantship in the lab (additional funding sources are available beyond the fourth year in the program). During that time, the student will be actively involved in ongoing research in the lab, including data collection, analysis, and writing. In addition, the student will have the opportunity to conduct fieldwork alongside the PI and the research team in Cameroon, Central Africa.

More information about the project can be found here:

The University of Delaware is home to a vibrant community of language researchers, providing many exciting opportunities for PhD students during their graduate school education. More information about the program can be found here:

Interested applicants should apply to the PhD program in Linguistics and Cognitive Science through the normal process, mentioning their interest in working on the project in their personal statement.

Information on how to apply to the program can be found at the application link provided below.

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Dr. Kathryn Franich

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