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LINGUIST List 25.3170

Mon Aug 04 2014

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

Editor for this issue: Danuta Allen <danutalinguistlist.org>

Date: 03-Aug-2014
From: Puisan Wong <puisanwonghku.hk>
Subject: Language Acquisition, Speech and Hearing Sciences: PhD Student, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Department: Speech and Hearing Sciences
Web Address: http://web.edu.hku.hk/staff/academic/puisanw

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: The University of Hong Kong

Duties: Research,Project Work

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition
Speech and Hearing Sciences

Description:

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.

Requirements:
- 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:
http://web.edu.hku.hk/programme/mphil-phd/application-deadlines

Information about the fellowships can be found at:
http://web.edu.hku.hk/programme/mphil-phd/scholarships
and:
http://www.gradsch.hku.hk/gradsch/web/apply/index_ps4.htm

Information about the Speech Research Lab can be found at:
http://www.speech.hku.hk/research_lab_sa.html

Please direct any inquiries to Puisan Wong at puisanwonghku.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.

Applications Deadline: 02-Dec-2014

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

Contact Information:
        Dr. Puisan Wong puisanwonghku.hk Phone:+852 3917-1567


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