LINGUIST List 32.1757

Wed May 19 2021

Support: Historical Linguistics: PhD, University of Edinburgh

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 19-May-2021
From: Bettelou Los <>
Subject: Historical Linguistics: PhD, University of Edinburgh, UK
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Department: Linguistics and English Language
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Edinburgh

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics


The McIntosh-Patterson PhD studentship is a fully-funded, three-year PhD studentship at the Angus McIntosh Centre for Historical Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, starting September 2021 (or very shortly thereafter). The successful applicant’s primary research focus is expected to be on any aspect of historical linguistics that is within the expertise of the staff of Linguistics and English Language at Edinburgh (

This studentship is funded by the Angus McIntosh Centre for Historical Linguistics ( The award provides for full tuition fees (UK, EU or Overseas), and an annual stipend of £15,500 for three years. The successful applicant will have a very good undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and ideally will have, or will be studying for, a Masters Degree (or equivalent). Existing doctoral researchers (ie. those in their 1st or 2nd year of doctoral study) are not eligible for this award. International applicants are welcome to apply for this studentship.

Queries regarding research interests: Professor Bettelou Los (

Queries regarding application process: PPLS Postgraduate Office:

Applications Deadline: 14-Jun-2021

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Prof. Bettelou Los

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