LINGUIST List 10.1314

Wed Sep 8 1999

Jobs: Researcher-NLP, Lectureship-Communication/Ling

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  1. Mark Turner, Research Position in Natural Language Processing
  2. Jae Jung Song, Lectureship in Communication and Linguistics

Message 1: Research Position in Natural Language Processing

Date: Wed, 8 Sep 1999 15:00:41 -0400
From: Mark Turner <mturnerhtech.com>
Subject: Research Position in Natural Language Processing

 Research Position in Natural Language Processing

Highland Technologies, a leader in document imaging and management, is
seeking a researcher in natural language processing.

The Research and Development group at Highland does applied research
in text extraction, retrieval, classification, mining, OCR, and
related areas. Our work will be expanding to include relational data
mining. Highland has access to unique corpora and welcomes your
research ideas.

Candidates should have a degree in NLP, linguistics (any specialty),
computer science, mathematics, or statistics, and have experience with
NLP or text processing in a university, government, or private
industry.

Proficiency in C, C++ and/or Java is required. Experience with Perl,
sed, awk, and similar tools is helpful.

Highland Technologies is located in Lanham, Maryland, in the greater
Washington, D.C. area. We offer competitive salaries, including
profit sharing, as well as a full benefits package.

Please contact:

 Mark Turner, Manager of Research and Development
 Highland Technologies, Inc.
 4303 Forbes Boulevard
 Lanham, MD 20706 USA
 e-mail: mturnerhtech.com
 tel. +1.301.306.8290 ext. 290
 fax. +1.301.306.8201

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Message 2: Lectureship in Communication and Linguistics

Date: Thu, 9 Sep 1999 08:54:43 +1200
From: Jae Jung Song <jaejung.songstonebow.otago.ac.nz>
Subject: Lectureship in Communication and Linguistics


Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in
Communication/Linguistics, within the School of Language, Literature &
Performing Arts.

The successful candidate will have a PhD, and expertise in the areas
of interpersonal / intercultural communication, sociolinguistics, and
preferably one or more of the following: semantics, pragmatics,
discourse analysis, and composition. Duties will include the teaching
of courses at all levels, including postgraduate supervision. Proven
ability in lecturing to large undergraduate classes is essential.

The lecturer will have strong interdisciplinary interests and an
interest in contributing to further developments of the University's
new programme in Communication Studies.

The salary range for a Lecturer NZ$45,000-NZ$55,500 per annum.
Appointment will be at an appropriate step in this range depending on
qualifications and experience.

Specific enquiries may be directed to Dr John Taylor, School of
Language, Literature & Performing Arts, University of Otago (fax: 64 3
479 8558, or email: john.taylorstonebow.otago.ac.nz). Further
information is available from the Director, Personnel Services,
University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand (fax: 64 3 474
1607).

Applicants should send two copies of their curriculum vitae together
with the names, addresses, fax numbers and email addresses of three
referees to the Director, Personnel Services, by Friday 17 September.
Applications should quote reference number AG99/38.
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