Queen Mary Research Studentships

Queen Mary, University of London, School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is pleased to announce the
following awards:

1 AHRC (BGP) Research Studentship in Linguistics to cover tuition fees and a
maintenance grant for UK residents (both UK citizens and EU nationals). EU
nationals not resident in the UK are eligible for a fees only award. Non-EU
nationals are not eligible for AHRC awards, with the exception of persons
who have been granted Indefinite Leave to Remain and who can demonstrate a
relevant connection to the UK. We would encourage applications for research
in the fields of theoretical syntax, morphology, and semantics and the
relations between these and/or experimental approaches to these topics.

1 Queen Mary Research Studentship open to any area covered by the School.
Eligible applicants will be working in any one or more of the following
areas: Comparative Literature, Film, French, German, Iberian and Latin
American studies, Linguistics, Russian.

1 Queen Mary Research Studentship in the area of early modern textual
cultures of Western Europe, jointly with the School of English and Drama.

The Queen Mary Studentships will cover tuition fees (home or overseas) and
provide a maintenance grant at the London rate paid by the Research

All awards, tenable for three years, are to be awarded in the spring of 2012
to our most highly qualified candidates applying to start a full-time PhD
programme in September 2012. Subject to funding arrangements holders of
research studentships in the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film will
have the opportunity to teach up to a maximum of 4 hours per week in the
second and third years of their study.

In order to be considered for one of these awards applicants should have (or
expect to have at the end of 2011/12) an MA or equivalent qualification.

Applicants who are eligible for both AHRC and Queen Mary funding need submit
only one application in order to be considered for either award.

All required application materials must be received in the Queen Mary
Admissions Office no later than 31st January 2012.

Candidates whose applications are received after the deadline will be
considered for admissions, but not for funding.

Prospective students are strongly advised to consult a potential supervisor,
or the appropriate Graduate Studies Convenor for their chosen subject area,
with a 12-1500 word research proposal well in advance of submitting a formal
application: www.sllf.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/#research

For full details on how to apply and an application form, please visit:
Email: sllf-pg@qmul.ac.uk / Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 8332

Closing Date: 31 January 2012