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  • Barbara H Partee
    ... From: Dunstan Brown To: Yurij Lotoshko ... Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 7:43 PM Subject: PhD position in the Surrey Morphology Group Dear Colleague, You
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      From: Dunstan Brown
      To: Yurij Lotoshko ...
      Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 7:43 PM
      Subject: PhD position in the Surrey Morphology Group

      Dear Colleague,

      You have received this message, because you are currently on the SMG mailing list. If you know of anyone who might be interested in a PhD studentship in our research group, please forward this message to them. Thanks.





      Research Studentship (Russian) in the Surrey Morphology Group

      Applications are invited for a full-time Research Studentship for three years available immediately, leading to a PhD in the Surrey Morphology Group, to be taken up no later than 1 June 2005. This post is for the AHRB-funded Project ‘Short-term Morphosyntactic Change’ awarded to Professor Greville Corbett, Dr Matthew Baerman and Dr Dunstan Brown. The successful candidate will work primarily with these three researchers and with Dr Alexander Krasovitsky, the Research Fellow on the project, but will also collaborate with other members of the SMG. The project will investigate the remarkable change in the use of morphosyntactic categories in Russian over the last two hundred years.

      The studentship will comprise tuition fees and maintenance (rising from £10,500 in the first year). Applicants should have a First or good Upper Second Class degree in an appropriate discipline, with a postgraduate qualification (completed or in progress) or some postgraduate experience. To meet the AHRB’s criteria for a full award, candidates must show a relevant connection with the UK, usually through residence. Nationals of member states of the EU other than the UK may be eligible for a fees-only award.

      Candidates should have an excellent knowledge of Russian, practical and conceptual. The ability to work collaboratively and to meet deadlines is essential.

      The candidate will pursue a specific agreed topic within the overall project.

      Details of the Surrey Morphology Group can be found at:


      Details of Russian at Surrey can be found at:


      Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Greville Corbett (g.corbett@...), tel: 01483 682849 or to Dr Dunstan Brown (d.brown@...), tel: 01483 689957.

      For an application pack and details of how to apply, please contact Mary Strath, School Research Administrator, School of Arts, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH. Tel: 01483 689740, E-mail: m.strath@... or download application documents from http://portal.surrey.ac.uk/pgstudy/information/applications.jsp. Please supply your postal address. Closing date for applications is 28 February 2005. Interviews are expected to be held on 15 March 2005.

      The University is committed to an Equal Opportunities Policy

      Russian Section & Surrey Morphology Group


      School of Arts

      University of Surrey


      Surrey GU2 7XH


      Tel: +44 1483 689957

      Email: d.brown@...

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