LINGUIST List 10.1583

Thu Oct 21 1999

Jobs: ESL, Researchers (NLP,..)

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  1. Jae Yoon, ESL: Full-time Lecturer at Kyung Hee University, Suwon KOREA
  2. Valerie Maes, Researchers: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products

Message 1: ESL: Full-time Lecturer at Kyung Hee University, Suwon KOREA

Date: Thu, 21 Oct 1999 00:14:47 -0400 (EDT)
From: Jae Yoon <>
Subject: ESL: Full-time Lecturer at Kyung Hee University, Suwon KOREA

Rank of Job: Full-time Lecturer
Areas Required: ESL
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Kyung Hee University
Department: English Department
State or Province: Suwon
Country: KOREA
Final Date of Application: November 5, 1999
Contact: Jae Yoon

Address for Applications:
Office of Academic Affairs, Kyung Hee University, #1 Sechun-ri Kihung-up
Kyonggi-do 449-701

Kyung Hee University at Suwon, Korea, is inviting applications for
three EFL full-time lecturers. The employment is for two years
starting on March 1, 2000 (renewable upon mutual agreement.)

Salary: 24,000,000 won plus overtime pay of 15,000 won per hour.
(approx. base salary is 20,000 USD at the current exchange rate) 

Teaching Load: 12 hours per week (undergraduate English conversation and
composition classes); Overtime cannot exceed 9 hours per week.

Benefits: 4 month paid vacation, on-campus apartment arranged (for
monthly rent of 210,000 won).

Qualifications: Native Speaker of English;
		MA in TESL, English, Creative Writing, Linguistics, 
 or a related field.

Contact Information:
Send a letter of application, a photo-attached CV, autobiography, and
copies of transcripts and diploma to: (Applications received by
November 5, 1999 will be given favorable consideration.)

	Office of Academic Affairs
	 Kyung Hee University
	#1 Sechun-ri Kihung-up
	Yongin-shi, Kyonggi-do
	449-701, KOREA

For more information about the position, send your inquiry to, or call Jae Yoon, ESL Coordinator, at
+82-331-201-2254, or call Laura Gerken, a current instructor, at

For information about the University, refer to
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Message 2: Researchers: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products

Date: Thu, 21 Oct 1999 09:20:28 +0200
From: Valerie Maes <>
Subject: Researchers: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products

Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H) is a global leader in advanced
speech and language solutions for computers, cars, telecommunications,
embedded products, consumer goods and the internet. The company makes
the speech user interface (SUI), the keystone of simple, convenient
interaction between humans and technology, and uses advanced
translation technology to break down cultural barriers. The L&H team
is 1700 people in 25 countries. The headquarters are located in Ieper,

Within the context of its partnership with INTEL, L&H is looking for:


for the Technology & Solutions Division


These people will be integrated into an existing R&D team composed of L&H
experts in two fields:

- UI, which covers Natural Language Dialogues, NLP, NLU, ...(This is
essentially linguistic techniques, not involving speech in a first

- Back-End, which is essentially Content Management technologies
(concept nets, domain structures, indexing, search engines, ...) They
will interact with the Engineering Team and with the clients (in a
first phase) in order to analyze the requirements for improved
(user-friendly) UI and structured back-end and prepare generic modules
to be later adapted by the Engineering Team to specific clients.

These R&D people will report to the CTO or to the R&D manager.

Required skills:

- University degree in computational linguistics, linguistics or
 computer science
- 5 years' minimum experience in R&D in NLP, NLU or Dialogue
 technologies (proven track records)
- Interest in building generic modules for either the UI or the
- Two of the people shall be native or near French fluency in writing,
 reading and speaking
- Perseverance, accuracy and thoroughness
- Fluent in English, with good oral and written communication skills
- Willing to travel for short periods

Desired skills:

- Willingness to be part of the creation of the seeds of next
 generation Man-Machine Interface Modules
- Ability and desire to work in a start-up company atmosphere
- Team spirit
- Good social and communicative skills
- The candidate works rigorously, and within schedules

If you are interested in this job opportunity and you believe to
fulfil the required profile, we have to meet each other. Please send
your application and detailed resume to:
Attn. Mrs. Valerie Maes
Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
Flanders Language Valley, 50
B-8900 Ieper (BELGIUM)

To learn more about Lernout & Hauspie and its products, visit our homepage
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