Fully-funded Lord Kelvin and Adam Smith PhD Studentship available for work on modelling the dynamics of talk - Tracking temporal dependence in multilevel models for speech

Wednesday 12th March, 2014

Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD position (home and international fees) for interdisciplinary work on modelling temporal dependence in multilevel models for speech. The project is funded through the University’s prestigious Lord Kelvin – Adam Smith scholarship scheme.

The project would suit a Mathematics or Statistics graduate with a keen interest in linguistics and phonetics, or a linguist or phonetician with an strong interest or background in quantitative  ethods. The studentship is suitable for candidates with a good first degree or a good Masters degree. The project is fully funded for four years and includes home or international fees, a stipend at Research Council recommended rates (£13,863 for 2014/15) and £5,300 per year for research expenses and conference attendance.

Application deadline: April 22nd, 2014

Detailed project description and information on the application process