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PhD Scholarship in Language Sciences

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Profile Description


Plymouth Marjon University invites applications from motivated individuals for a 3-year PhD scholarship in Language Sciences. The successful applicant will undertake empirically grounded, theoretically-driven, industry relevant and/or socially impactful research. The department that you will belong to is made up of academics trained in the fields of Linguistics, Experimental Psychology, English and Speech and Language Therapy. We employ a variety of tools and methods in our research and work with a range of groups, for example: monolingual and/or multilingual speakers; people with aphasia, dementia, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, cerebral palsy; atypically developing children; transgender individuals; migrant/refugee groups. Please consult the department website for specific information on areas of expertise. You should have an interest in one or more of the following key areas: Atypical language development (mono- or bilingual children and adolescents); Speech, language or communication impairment in mono- or bilingual adult populations; Voice pathology; Language and cognition in bi- or multilingual speakers; Intercultural communication and health discourse; Language and well-being.

Initial and/or informal enquires can be directed to Tomasina Oh, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of English & Language Sciences ([email protected]). Applications should be submitted via https://www.marjon.ac.uk/research/enquire/

Funding Notes

£13,000 bursary awarded annually (paid monthly) for 3 years.

Interview date: 4th August 2017
Expected PhD start date: Mid-late October 2017

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.

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