PhD studentship: Convergence and Linguistic Areas

Yaron Matras y.matras at MAN.AC.UK
Wed Jun 18 11:01:09 UTC 2003

			The University of Manchester
		              Faculty of Arts
		     School of English and Linguistics
	      AHRB Research Project 'Convergence and Linguistic Areas'


Start date: 1 September 2003

Applications are invited for a full time 3-Year PhD studentship (AHRB
equivalent) for work in the field of 'linguistic areas', as part of an
AHRB-funded research project on 'Convergence and Linguistic Areas'
co-ordinated by Dr Yaron Matras in the Department of Linguistics at the
University of Manchester.

The successful candidate will have outstanding results in an M.A. degree,
an interest in, and at appropriate level, expertise in the fields of
language contact, linguistic typology, historical linguistics, and
bilingualism.  References from previous institutes of higher education are
essential. He/she must also meet the AHRB conditions on eligibility for a
PhD studentship: residence in the UK during the past three years (not
including periods of study). Special terms apply to refugees and EU

Futher particulars and application forms can be obtained together with
guidelines on eligibility from Ms Krys Chandler, The Institute for Research
in Arts, Humanities and the Environment (IRAHE), Faculty of Arts,
University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL. Email:
Krys.chandler at

Informal enquiries can be directed to the Project Coordinator Dr Yaron
Matras, y.matras at   phone: (44)(0) 161 275 3975

Deadline for applications is 18th July 2003. Interviews are expected to
take place in the week beginning 28th July 2003.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Manchester offers a
supportive, internationally oriented research environment. Information
about the department can be found on

Yaron Matras
Department of Linguistics
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL, UK

Phone  44 161 2753975
Fax    44 161 2753187
e-mail y.matras at

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