One Ph.D. grant (covering the living stipend for a long time), financed by an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Research Award and Curtin University, is accessible for the holder to conduct a research in an undertaking that explores bi/multilingual, indigenous and English speakers in Australia.
The task will investigate how semantic separation – an infringement of essential human rights in light of a person’s use of dialect for example on how they communicate in English, distinctive accents, discourse styles, indigenous and other extra dialects, it is knowledgeable consistently on the web and disconnected existences of Indigenous and socially and etymologically various youthful Australians. The project intends to produce new information in the region of sociolinguistics and connected phonetics hypotheses, tending to the basic need to survey the semantic divergence experienced by bi/multilingual speakers. The beneficiary Ph.D. students will be regulated by a dialect training specialist by Dr. Sender Dovchin from the School of Education at Curtin University.
The candidates must:
- Hold an undergrad or postgraduate degree in Language Education, Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Sociolinguistics or related controls of high quality.
- Great command of composed and communicated in English
- Eagerness to work with young people
- Eagerness to work with multicultural and indigenous individuals
- Eagerness to coordinate with the multilingual research group
All interested candidates, please email your CV, transcripts, and expression of interest to Dr. Sender Dovchin or Prof Grace Zhang. The shortlisted candidate will be reached to apply for confirmation via Curtin online e-application. The deadline for application is until May 1, 2018.