Sep 8, 2011

Ph.D General Linguistics, University of Canterbury

Institution/ Organization: University of Canterbury
Department: Linguistics
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Applications are now being invited for the University of Canterbury Doctoral Scholarships, which are tenable in the University of Canterbury linguistics Program in Christchurch, New Zealand.

UC Scholarships provide NZ$20,000/year for three years, and cover the university Fees. There are no restrictions on regional origin of the applicants. The application Deadline is October 15, and information about the Scholarships is available here:

The linguistics program at the University of Canterbury houses several large Corpora, including the ONZE corpus (Origins of New Zealand English). The Program is part of the New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour, And as such, presents substantial opportunities for multi-disciplinary research (

The PhD at the University of Canterbury is by thesis only, and potential Candidates should, in the first instance, make contact with a potential supervisor. From January 2012, the available supervisors in the linguistics program will be Lynn Clark, Jen Hay, Beth Hume, Heidi Quinn and Kevin Watson.

Lynn Clark - language variation & change, sociophonetics, usage-based models Of language

Jen Hay - sociophonetics, laboratory phonology, morphology, language variation And change

Beth Hume - phonology, language variation, language change

Heidi Quinn - syntax

Kevin Watson - sociophonetics, sociolinguistics, phonetics, phonology

Application Deadline: 15-Oct-2011

Web Address for Applications: http://www.canterbury.acnz/scholarshipsearch/ScholarshipDetails.aspx?ScholarshipID=6935.127

Contact Information:
Prof Jen Hay
Phone: +64 3 3642242

Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!

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