Fully-Funded PhD position in Russian Linguistics (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)

Deadline: August 31, 2023


A PhD position is available at the Department of Language and CultureFaculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education in Russian linguistics. The successful candidate will be joining CLEAR (Cognitive Linguistics: Empirical Approaches to Russian); a research group at UiT that pursues empirical research in the framework of cognitive linguistics with the aim of building electronic resources that support research-based student-centered language pedagogy. The CLEAR group at UiT (together with partners at HSE University in Moscow) has developed the largest digital resource of constructions for any language of the world, namely the Russian Constructicon, with over 2200 constructions. Our Russian Constructicon resource has numerous features that will prove especially valuable in the research that this PhD candidate will pursue.

The objective of the position is to complete research training to the level of a doctoral degree. Admission to the PhD programme is a prerequisite for employment, and the programme period starts on commencement of the position. 

The PhD fellow position is for a period of three years and full time studies with the possibility of an extension of the appointment period. If the doctoral dissertation is submitted for appraisal within 3 years or within 3.5 years, the PhD candidate is qualified for a completion grant for either 12 or 6 months. The completion grant should be used to further qualification measures such as courses in teaching in higher education, lecturing and other relevant work at the faculty. More information about the completion grant scheme can be found here.

The workplace is at UiT in Tromsø. You must be able to start in the position within a reasonable time after receiving the offer.

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