25.3170, Support: Language Acquisition, Speech and Hearing Sciences / Hong Kong

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Subject: 25.3170, Support: Language Acquisition, Speech and Hearing Sciences / Hong Kong

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Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:10:59
From: Puisan Wong [puisanwong at hku.hk]
Subject: Language Acquisition, Speech and Hearing Sciences: PhD Student, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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 Institution/Organization: The University of Hong Kong 
Department: Speech and Hearing Sciences 
Web Address: http://web.edu.hku.hk/staff/academic/puisanw 

Level: PhD 

Duties: Research,Project Work
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition 
Speech and Hearing Sciences 


The Speech Research Lab in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Hong Kong seeks a highly motivated candidate for a doctoral fellowship. 

- The applicant should have outstanding academic performance, strong ability/potential in conducting research, excellent oral and written English proficiency, and good communication and interpersonal skills.
- Possible areas of research include speech acquisition in individuals with and without communication disorders, first and second language speech perception and production, and training methods for speech acquisition. 

The fellowship is open to candidates with any nationality and country of origin. Applicants with different backgrounds such as speech and Hearing Sciences, Psychology, Statistics, Linguistics and Electrical Engineering are encouraged to apply. 

How to apply:
Applicants are required to submit a four-page proposal summary and detailed research proposal (about 20 pages) on or before December 2nd, 2014. 
Information about the application procedures can be found at:

Information about the fellowships can be found at: 

Information about the Speech Research Lab can be found at:
Please direct any inquiries to Puisan Wong at puisanwong at hku.hk.

Hong Kong is a vibrant international city. The major languages include Cantonese, English, and Mandarin. The University of Hong Kong ranks 43rd in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2014 and 26th in the QS World University Rankings in 2013. The medium of instruction at the University of Hong Kong is English.   

Application Deadline: 02-Dec-2014 

Web Address for Applications: http://web.edu.hku.hk/programme/mphil-phd/application-deadlines 

Contact Information: 
	Dr. Puisan Wong 
puisanwong at hku.hk 
Phone:+852 3917-1567  

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