LINGUIST List 10.1508

Tue Oct 12 1999

Jobs: General Ling, Phonology

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  1. Anne-Marie Currie, General Ling at Synthesys Technologies, Inc.,Austin,Texas,USA
  2. c.s.anderson, Phonology-Lecturer or Senior Lecturer at U of Newcastle Upon Tyne,UK

Message 1: General Ling at Synthesys Technologies, Inc.,Austin,Texas,USA

Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 10:42:28 -0500
From: Anne-Marie Currie <anne-marie.curriesynthesys.com>
Subject: General Ling at Synthesys Technologies, Inc.,Austin,Texas,USA

Linguists Needed for Text Analysis
Synthesys Technologies, Inc. (Austin, Texas) is searching for linguists
to fill full-time positions. Candidates must have a strong background
in any of the following fields: semantics, pragmatics, text analysis, or
computational linguistics. Experience with medicine, medical
informatics, or database design and implementation are highly
desirable. Ideally, candidates will also have strong overall computer
skills with Windows, MS Word, Access, Excel, internet search engine
experience, and experience in logic, programming, or medicine.
Qualified applicants must also possess the following attributes: strong
problem-solving skills, the ability to generalize observations, complete
projects on time and on tight schedules, and the ability to work well in
a team environment. Applicants must be self-directed, detail-oriented,
reliable, responsible, and well organized.

Responsibilities include:
Learn the Textual Query Language (TQL) developed by Synthesys
Technologies, Inc. for our EMRx products. Using TQL, design queries for
the analysis of medical clinic notes and identify linguistic patterns
utilized by health care providers to state diagnoses, events, symptoms,
and other health-related conditions.

About the Synthesys Technologies Data Analysis Group: This is an
opportunity to work with a dedicated group of linguists and programmers
who are using a tool for unstructured text analysis of large data
repositories. We are in the process of developing algorithms and
attributes based on linguistic generalizations. There are plenty of
opportunities for growth within the company. For more information about
Synthesys Technologies, Inc., please visit our home page at
http://www.synthesys.com.

Send CV/Resume with contact information for three references to:

Synthesys Technologies, Inc.
Attn: Anne-Marie Currie
4030 West Braker Lane, Suite 400
Austin, TX 78759

CV/Resumes are also accepted via
email: anne-marie.curriesynthesys.com
or fax: 512-637-3401
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Message 2: Phonology-Lecturer or Senior Lecturer at U of Newcastle Upon Tyne,UK

Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 14:57:34 -0700
From: c.s.anderson <c.s.andersonnewcastle.ac.uk>
Subject: Phonology-Lecturer or Senior Lecturer at U of Newcastle Upon Tyne,UK

LINGUISTICS SECTION, DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LITERARY & 
LINGUISTIC STUDIES

UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK.

LECTURER OR SENIOR LECTURER IN PHONOLOGY
(Ref: BO25lin)

Applications are invited from candidates with a strong research 
record in phonological theory. Teaching: preliminary English 
phonetics and phonology and, at post-preliminary and postgraduate 
levels, phonological theory and other modules related to research 
interests.

Salary: stlg17, 238 - stlg30,065 on the Lecturer Scale or, for
suitably 
qualified candidates, stlg31,563 - stlg35,670 on the Senior Lecturer 
scale.

For further particulars, including how to apply, please telephone 
0191 222 5974 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the reference or write to 
Mr. R J C Burrow, Assistant Director, Human Resources Section, 
University of Newcastle, 1 Park Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 
7RU.UK

The CLOSING DATE for applications is November 5th 1999.

Informal enquiries can be made to Prof Noel Burton-Roberts 
 (00 44) (0)191 222 7753 (n.burton-robertsncl.ac.uk).
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