LINGUIST List 10.114

Mon Jan 25 1999

Jobs: English Ling, Japanese Software Localization

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  1. Pekka Lintunen, English Linguistics; Lectureship at U of Turku (Finland)
  2. Moore, Roxana, Japanese Software Localization Specialist

Message 1: English Linguistics; Lectureship at U of Turku (Finland)

Date: Fri, 22 Jan 1999 14:59:46 +0200 (EET)
From: Pekka Lintunen <>
Subject: English Linguistics; Lectureship at U of Turku (Finland)

Lecturer in English Linguistics

The English Department of the University of Turku (Finland)
invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Linguistics.
The position will be available from August 1, 1999, initially for
one year, but with possibility of tenure.

Required Qualifications:
- a Ph.D. or the equivalent in English linguistics
- relevant research and publications 
- the ability to teach within several related fields, theoretical and
applied, including discourse linguistics
- native or near-native command of English

The successful candidate will:
- teach graduate and undergraduate courses in English linguistics,
and may be required to do some language proficiency teaching
- participate in the planning and development of teaching within
the Department

All teaching in the English Department is given in English. A
knowledge of Finnish is an asset but not a pre-requisite for this
post. The starting salary for a lecturer is between ca.FIM141,000
(23,800 Euro) and FIM180,000 (30,300 Euro) per year before tax
(depending on teaching experience).

Applications should include:
a) a curriculum vitae, with details of research and teaching
b) full bibliographical information regarding publications and
other relevant academic work (but do NOT submit any actual
publications at this point)
c) copies of academic diplomas and documentation of teaching

The closing date for applications is March 1, 1999. Applications
should be addressed to:

Professor Risto Hiltunen,
Department of English
University of Turku

Further information may be obtained from the Head of
Department (e-mail: or from the
Department Website (
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Message 2: Japanese Software Localization Specialist

Date: Fri, 22 Jan 1999 10:33:06 -0800
From: Moore, Roxana <>
Subject: Japanese Software Localization Specialist

I am currently looking for a candidate to fill a contracting opportunity in
the Seattle, WA area. If you know of anyone you can refer to me please pass
the following information to them. Thank you, I appreciate any assistant you
can give me.

Japanese Software Localization Specialist

Annotating dictionary entries with lexical bits and syntactic and
semantic features. Native Japanese proficiency required. Editorial
experience highly valued. Prior lexicographic exp. a plus.

Academic or industry exp. handling Japanese language, excluding
translation is acceptable.

This position is a contracting position in the Seattle, Washington
area. Interested parties, please submit your resume to Roxana Moore
at Volt Services Group by email
<> or fax 206-575-3108.
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