Ph.D. Studentship in Applied Linguistics, School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia. Deadline: 25 November 2022.
The University of Melbourne invites applications from suitably and highly qualified candidates for a PhD scholarship in the Applied Linguistics discipline, with a specific focus on sociolinguistics issues. The PhD scholarship is part of a larger Australian Research Council DECRA project led by Dr Trang Nguyen. The aim of the DECRA project is to investigate migrant youth’s experiences and management of linguistic discrimination, and its impact on their linguistic citizenship, in the regional Australian context. The successful applicant must commence by 27 February 2023, and will be enrolled in the School of Languages and Linguistics, the University of Melbourne. The candidate will pursue an independent research project under the supervision of Dr Trang Nguyen and Professor John Hajek. The candidate will join the DECRA team and is expected to actively contribute to the wider project, while also responsible for the development of their own research agenda.