LINGUIST List 10.1629

Thu Oct 28 1999

Jobs: TESOL/ENGLISH, Linguistic Analyst

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  1. S. Sroda, TESOL/ENGLISH
  2. Jen Grimm, Linguistic Analyst: at TextWise, LLC, New York USA


Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 14:21:13 -0500
From: S. Sroda <>

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Department of English, Murray State University.
Tenure track position to begin August 2000.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. by August 1, 2000 in TESOL, Applied Linguistics,
English or closely related area with specialization in an area of TESOL
SLA. Minor in one or more of the following areas: highly desirable:
Composition and Rhetoric, Technical or Professional Writing, Modern
Literature, Humanities/Great Books, or Film and Literature.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach graduate courses in TESOL and courses in


TO APPLY: Send letter of application, curriculum vita, teaching
evaluation summaries, placement file with transcripts, and at least three
 letters of recommendation to: TESOL Search, Department of English,
Murray State University, Murray, KY 42071-0009. Equal education and employment
opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.

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Message 2: Linguistic Analyst: at TextWise, LLC, New York USA

Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 16:00:22 -0400 (EDT)
From: Jen Grimm <>
Subject: Linguistic Analyst: at TextWise, LLC, New York USA

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Linguistic Analyst
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: TextWise, LLC
State or Province: New York
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: Nov. 15, 1999
Contact: Jen Grimm

Address for Applications:
2-212 Center for Science & Technology
New York 13244

A linguistic analyst position is available at MNIS TextWise Labs, 
located in Syracuse, N.Y. TextWise conducts research and development 
of natural language processing software for information access and 
analytics. The analyst's responsibilities will be to maintain and 
improve linguistic representations for use in information retrieval 
and extraction applications. Tasks include analysis of text for 
linguistic patterns, the positing of rules and heuristics to extract 
those patterns, and the testing and validation of the rules. Analysts 
should enjoy working with text and be computer literate (PC or Unix). 
Candidates should have diverse linguistic interests, including syntax,
semantics and discourse. Qualifications include experience in 
linguistic research; a flexible approach to linguistic theory; working
knowledge of a second language; and a degree in linguistics or a 
closely related discipline. Practical experience with, or interest in,
natural language processing is assumed. TextWise is an equal 
opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.
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