Graduate Fellowships in Linguistics, June 2007

The Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG) announces the following positions:

Eight Graduate Fellowships

The graduate fellowships (all the PhD positions) are open to qualified applicants from all over the world. Naturally, Dutch citizens are also eligible for these fellowships.


The positions will preferentially be filled in one of the following research groups: but we shall likewise consider applications in the following areas:

The Center for Language and Cognition Groningen

The Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG) is a research institute within the Faculty of Arts of the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. It embraces all the linguistic research in the faculty. A considerable number of the researchers participate in the Center for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences (BCN), and in the Landelijke Onderzoekschool Taalwetenschap (LOT). Within the CLCG there are six research groups: Syntax/Semantics, Discourse and Communication, Language Variation and Change, Computational Linguistics, Neurolinguistics, and Language and Literacy Development over the Life Span. There are graduate students working in all of these groups.


Your profile:


Please include in your application letter remarks about how this position fits in your career goals and how you hope to contribute scientifically. Please include in a project sketch how you would interact with the work of the group as it is described in the pages above (the stronger this connection, the better the chance of acceptance). In total we would like to receive: If you are interested in applying, please send the materials above before the May 1, 2007 to:
CLCG (Positions)
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Postbus 716
9700 AS Groningen
The Netherlands

E-mail: Ms Wyke van der Meer ()
Please note on the envelope and in your letter that you are applying for a fellowship.

Further information

See the individual project descriptions for contact persons regarding the project work. Prof. dr. ir. J. Nerbonne () will be pleased to answer your general questions. More details on the projects and on CLCG are to be found on the CLCG-website