LINGUIST List 32.3609

Mon Nov 15 2021

Support: Language Documentation; Phonetics; Psycholinguistics; Niger-Congo; Sino-Tibetan: PhD, Leiden University Centre for Linguistics

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Date: 15-Nov-2021
From: Yiya Chen <yiya.chenhum.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: Language Documentation; Phonetics; Psycholinguistics; Niger-Congo; Sino-Tibetan: PhD, Leiden University Centre for Linguistics, Leiden, Netherlands
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Department: Leiden University Center for Linguistics
Web Address: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/humanities/leiden-university-centre-for-linguistics

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Leiden University Centre for Linguistics

Specialty Areas: Language Documentation; Phonetics; Psycholinguistics

                            Niger-Congo
                            Sino-Tibetan

Description:

2 Ph.D. positions on tone and intonation: The Leiden University Center for Linguistics invites applicants for two Ph.D. positions in experimental phonetics, where you are encouraged to combine knowledge and skills from language documentation, laboratory phonology, computational linguistics, and psychology. The positions are funded by a Vici grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research for research on speech melody (Project Summary; https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/research/research-projects/humanities/melody-in-speech). We look for Ph.D. candidates who have a background in linguistics (or related disciplines such as speech and hearing sciences, psycholinguistics, or cognitive sciences) and are interested in basic research on language sound systems and speech communication with a focus on tone and intonation in understudied languages.

Application date and requirements: To receive the fullest consideration, applications should arrive no later than December 1, 2021, but the positions will remain open until filled. The earliest starting date is Feb. 1, 2022, but a later date is possible. Please include a motivation letter; a detailed curriculum vitae; a sample academic writing; and the names, affiliations, and contact information of two referees.

For further details and to apply, please visit the application link below.

For further information on the Ph.D. positions and the Vici project, please get in touch with Prof. dr. Yiya Chen at the email address below.



Web Address for Applications: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/vacancies/2021/q4/21-556-9981-two-ph.d.-positions

Contact Information:
        Prof. Yiya Chen
        yiya.chenhum.leidenuniv.nl



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