Call for Graduate Student (MA/PhD) applications at University of Lethbridge (Application Deadline January 5th, 2021)

The Department of Indigenous Studies at the University of Lethbridge is offering two graduate student positions at the PhD (4 years) or MA (2 years) level, beginning in September 2021. These positions are part of the Blackfoot Language Resources project at the University of Lethbridge, which is a partner in the project 21st Century Tools for Indigenous Languages, funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Grant in 2019–2026 and hosted by the Alberta Language Technology Lab (ALTLab) at the University of Alberta.

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Job Posting: Software Developer at the University of Alberta ALTLab

The university-community Partnership “21st Century Tools for Indigenous Languages”, a  project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada, is seeking a dynamic individual as a full-time Software Developer to add to its team in the Alberta Language Technology Lab (ALTLab) at the University of Alberta.

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FILLED – Call for Graduate Student (MA/PhD) applications at University of Alberta (Application Deadline January 3rd, 2020)

The Alberta Language Technology Lab (ALTLab) in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Alberta is offering two graduate student positions at the PhD (4 years) level in its graduate program, beginning in September 2020 within the research project: 21st Century Tools for Indigenous Languages, funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Grant in 2019 – 2026, see our project website for more information: http://21c.tools.

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“21st Century Tools for Indigenous Languages” awarded 7 year SSHRC Partnership Grant valued at $2.5 Million dollars

On July 17th, 2019 the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) announced that the Partnership “21st Century Tools for Indigenous Languages” headed by Dr. Antti Arppe has been awarded one of sixteen seven-year Partnership grants, valued at $2.5 million. This Partnership includes 27 participants from 14 partner organizations located in Canada, United States, and Norway. With the additional funding committed from our partners, our total project budget is approximately $6.2 million.

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