LINGUIST List 10.155

Tue Feb 2 1999

Jobs: Experimental Ling, NLP

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  1. Sally Rice, Experimental Ling; Asst Prof at University of Alberta
  2. radev, NLP Jobs at IBM Research

Message 1: Experimental Ling; Asst Prof at University of Alberta

Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 11:06:03 -0700
From: Sally Rice <>
Subject: Experimental Ling; Asst Prof at University of Alberta

The Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta,
invites applications for a tenure-track position at the junior Assistant
Professor level in experimental linguistics, effective 1 July 1999. An
active research program in one or more of the following areas is sought:
linguistic theory (e.g., syntax), prosody, or another area that interfaces
with the continuing research strengths of the department. The candidate
should hold the PhD and have demonstrated teaching and research ability.
The salary range for Assistant Professors effective 1 July 1999 begins at

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, discourse processing, and the study of the phonological,
morphological, and semantic aspects of the mental lexicon. The Department
offers both graduate (PhD and MSc) and undergraduate degrees, and values
its reputation for excellence in teaching and graduate training.

We seek a colleague who wishes to engage in leading-edge research in a
collegial and supportive research environment, to recruit and train
promising graduate students, and to participate in innovative
teaching/learning at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is
directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If suitable Canadian
citizens and permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be

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 peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, all university transcripts, and
three letters of reference should be received by 1 March 1999 by:

Lois M Stanford, Chair
Department of Linguistics
University of Alberta
Edmonton T6G 2E7 Canada
phone: (780) 492 3459 fax: (780) 492 0806

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Message 2: NLP Jobs at IBM Research

Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 14:38:35 -0500 (EST)
From: radev <>
Subject: NLP Jobs at IBM Research

 IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
 Yorktown Heights, NY

 Human Centric Applications
 Research Staff Member and/or Postdoctoral Fellow

The Human Centric Applications and Solutions Group is
looking to fill two positions in Natural Language
Processing: at the Research Staff Member and/or
Postdoctoral level.

The research topics center around natural language
processing, information retrieval, and multi-modal

The most qualified candidates will have excellent
programming skills (Java, C++, Prolog, Lisp, Perl,
UNIX). Other relevant experience/interests are
(in decreasing order of relevance):

	Natural language processing 
	Multi-modal human-computer interaction 
	Information retrieval 
	Machine learning 
	Planning and multi-agent systems 
	Text mining and information extraction 

World-class researchers who hold a PhD in Computer
Science, Linguistics, Mathematics or a closely
related area are invited to apply. In exceptional
cases, applicants who are close to getting a
doctorate will also be considered.

To apply for this position, visit IBM Research's
Employment Home Page at

IBM is committed to creating a diversified
environment, and proud to be an equal opportunity
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