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Level: PhD
Duty: Research
Linguistic Field: Psycholinguistics Bilingualism, Multilingualism
Specific Language: Gaelic, Scottish
Italian
Sardinian, Gallurese
Sardinian, Logudorese
Sardinian, Campidanese
Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2014
Supporting Institution: University of Edinburgh
LL Issue: 25.1512
Posted: 31-Mar-2014
Support Description: 3 PhD studentships in bilingualism/multilingualism at the University of Edinburgh (Atheme Collaborative Research Project)

As part of a major EU grant for the research project 'Advancing the European Multilingual Experience', funding is available for 3 full time PhD studentships in Linguistics and Psychology at the University of Edinburgh, starting in September 2014. Successful applicants will use experimental psycholinguistic methods to investigate the interaction between bilingual knowledge and other cognitive functions, and the impact of bilingualism on language processing in dialogue.

Requirements:
Applicants should a very good undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and have, or be studying for, a Masters Degree (or equivalent). We particularly welcome applications from students with a working knowledge of Gaelic, Italian and/or Sardinian. The funding offered will cover tuition fees at UK/EU level; however international students are also invited to apply.

More information and how to apply:
You can find information on the studentships/application procedure and the project at the web address for applications below.
Application Web Address: http://www.lel.ed.ac.uk/lel_students/postgraduate/EU_studentship_multilingualism.php
Contact Information: Prof Antonella Sorace antonella@ling.ed.ac.uk