LINGUIST List 10.1235

Mon Aug 23 1999

Jobs: Comp Ling/Management,Chair Position/Alberta

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  1. Baldwin Staffing Group Ltd., Computational Linguistics/Management Position
  2. Sally Rice, Chair position, University of Alberta

Message 1: Computational Linguistics/Management Position

Date: Fri, 20 Aug 1999 11:49:52 -0600
From: Baldwin Staffing Group Ltd. <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics/Management Position

To whom it may concern, I am assisting a client in locating a Director
of Linguistics. The position will be located in either Calgary,
Alberta, Canada or Beijing, China. The individual will head a
multi-location linguistics staff involved in world-wide language
applications for consumer information appliances. An advanced degree in
computational linguistics or closely related field is required as well
as 5-7 years experience managing and directing linguistics staff and
contractors working in 25 languages. The salary will be $80,000+ and is
available immediately. Should you be interested, please email a resume
to my attention as soon as possible. There is no charge to you, the
candidate for this service. Thank you.

Brian de Vries
Executive Search Division
Baldwin Staffing Group, Calgary
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Message 2: Chair position, University of Alberta

Date: Sun, 22 Aug 1999 15:35:29 -0600
From: Sally Rice <>
Subject: Chair position, University of Alberta

Chair, Department of Linguistics
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Chair of
the Department of Linguistics at the University of Alberta. This
tenured appointment will be made at the rank of senior Associate or full
Professor, effective 1 July 2000. The floor of the salary scale for the
rank of Professor for the 1999/2000 academic year is $65,044. 
Candidates should have a distinguished record of scholarship and
professional achievement in both experimental and theoretical
linguistics, and a research specialization compatible with one of the
continuing research strengths of the department. 

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta is engaged in an
extensive process of renewal, and is committed to ensuring that the
substantial number of hirings projected over the next several years will
ensure for the future the lively and productive intellectual environment
on which the Faculty prides itself.

The Department of Linguistics has a strong commitment to empirical and
experimental approaches to linguistic research. Department members are
engaged in ongoing research projects, many grant-funded, in experimental
phonetics, language acquisition, discourse processing, and the study of
the phonological, morphological, and semantic aspects of the mental
lexicon. A Chair is sought who has a philosophical commitment to
experimental research in the service of theory, and who will act as a
bridge builder with allied fields in the cognitive science domain. 

The Department offers both graduate (PhD and MSc) and undergraduate
degrees, and values its reputation for excellence in teaching and
graduate training. It provides an environment of leading-edge research
and innovative teaching/learning at both the undergraduate and graduate

The University of Alberta is committed to the principle of equity in
employment. As an employer we welcome diversity in the workplace and
encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including
Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities and members of visible

Please send nominations or applications (including CVs and the names of
three referees) by 1 November 1999 to:

Kenneth Norrie
Dean of Arts
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E5
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