[Humanist] 27.584 PhD studentships at King's College London

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Mon Dec 2 12:31:38 CET 2013

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 584.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2013 10:53:20 +0000
        From: "Fagan, Annalisa" <annalisa.fagan at kcl.ac.uk>
        Subject: Studentships in linguistics at King's College London
        In-Reply-To: <623323fd1386475ca39609300bc87f3b at AMXPR03MB245.eurprd03.prod.outlook.com>

A range of post-graduate studentships are available for 2014-15 entry at the Centre for Language Discourse & Communication http://www.kcl.ac.uk/ldc  at King’s College London, offering supervision in text, discourse & narrative analysis, pragmatics, linguistic ethnography, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, applied, educational, cognitive and corpus linguistics:

·         Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) Studentships<http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources/esrc.aspx> (deadline: 31 January 2014).  These cover sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, interactional discourse analysis, linguistic ethnography, areas of applied linguistics, computational linguistics, educational linguistics and language & literacy education.  Candidates can apply either for a three year PhD Studentship or for a four year Studentship which involves a one year MA and a three year PhD.

  *   Arts & Humanities Research Council/London Arts & Humanities Partnership (AHRC/LAHP) Studentship<http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources/ahrc.aspx>s (deadline: 31 January 2014).   This covers research on linguistic structure, history, theory and description, including stylistics, discourse analysis, pragmatics, corpus studies, translation, and some areas of applied linguistics.  Studentships last three years.

  *   UK Cognitive Linguistics MPhil/PhD Bursary http://www.uk-cla.org.uk/  (deadline 31st January 2014)

  *   Studentships administered by the King’s College Graduate School (http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources/pgr.aspx).

To apply, you should have excellent qualifications, as well as clear research idea if you are applying for a three year PhD award.  It is important to identify and contact a potential supervisor as soon as possible, referring to our webpages at www.kcl.ac.uk/ldc http://www.kcl.ac.uk/ldc , and you also need to submit an ordinary admissions application.

If you are not sure about potential supervisors, please contact ldc at kcl.ac.uk<mailto:ldc at kcl.ac.uk> or ben.rampton at kcl.ac.uk<mailto:ben.rampton at kcl.ac.uk>.

*[Please note: I encourage those interested in cross-overs involving linguistic and philological studies with digital humanities to apply for the above and to write to me immediately concerning the PhD in Digital Humanities, which covers all these areas. --WM, willard.mccarty at kcl.ac.uk]

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