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This call closed on 25th January 2008, and all positions on EdSST have now been filled.

Vacant Positions on EdSST - Short-Term Fellowships

There is an open call for applications for Short-Term Fellowships lasting around 6 months each. Research topics are expected to focus on the quantiative analysis and modelling of articulatory data. These Short-Term Fellowships provide an opportunity for outstanding young graduate researchers and PhD candidates to conduct a well-defined research project in one of the EdSST research areas at CSTR and SSRC. If you are interested in coming to Edinburgh as a Short-Term Fellow, you should get in touch with the researchers at CSTR and/or SSRC with whom you would like to collaborate. If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact the EdSST project manager, Maria Wolters. The call closes on January 25, 2008.

You can download an information flyer about Short-Term Fellowships here:
flyer in PDF format

Applying for a Short-Term Fellowship

You can apply for a Short-Term Fellowship here:
Link to jobs.ed.ac.uk website, Vacancy no. 3008181(obsolete)
IMPORTANT: Before applying, please contact Maria Wolters to check whether you are eligible. If you are, then please contact the researcher(s) you would like to work with to flesh out your research proposal.

The research proposal should be 2-3 pages long. In your proposal, you should clearly state your research question, explain why this research question is relevant and timely, explain how it fits with the priorities of EdSST, and provide a rough workplan.

Candidates for Short-Term Fellowships should have a first or upper second class honours degree or its equivalent, and/or a Masters degree, in Informatics, Phonetics, Speech and Language Therapy, or Linguistics. Informatics includes areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Information Engineering, and Computational Linguistics. Linguistics includes areas such as Phonetics, Speech Science, Speech and Language Therapy, and Human Communication Sciences. We will also consider applicants with degrees in Electrical Engineering, Psychology, Mathematics, Philosophy, and Physics. Finally, you must fulfil the European Union Marie Curie EST selection criteria:

For more information on living and working in Britain, see the British Council EU Mobility web site