LINGUIST List 10.1707

Wed Nov 10 1999

Jobs: Ling/Communications Disorders, Translators

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  1., Head, Linguistics for Communications Disorders - Assistant Professor
  2. Tania Bertholdi, Translators for all languages - SDL International, Berkshire England

Message 1: Linguistics for Communications Disorders - Assistant Professor

Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 10:55:42 -0500 (EST)
From:, Head <>
Subject: Linguistics for Communications Disorders - Assistant Professor

at University of Manitoba, Manitoba Canada

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Linguistics for Communications Disorders
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: University of Manitoba
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: Manitoba
Country: Canada
Final Date of Application: January 21, 2000
Contact: L. MacDonald, Head

Address for Applications:
521 Fletcher Argue Building
Manitoba R3T 5V5

 Linguistics Tenure Track Position 

The Linguistics Department at the University of Manitoba invites
applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of
Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2000, subject to budgetary
approval. Salary will be commensurate with experience and
qualifications. The 2000-2001 salary range for this position is
$42,524 - $50,000. A large proportion of our undergraduate majors are
preparing for graduate study and careers in speech-language
pathology. We are looking for an individual to teach courses relevant
to the needs of this population, as well as to complement the existing
teaching and research strengths of the Department.

Teaching duties will include courses in the anatomy and physiology of
speech, neurolinguistics, communication disorders, and one or more
core areas of linguistics. The ability to teach courses in language
acquisition and/or instrumental phonetics will be an asset.

The successful candidate will have an active research program in an
area of linguistics related to the teaching duties, such as
psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, phonetics or clinical
linguistics, and will be expected to supervise MA and PhD students in
their area of specialization.

A doctoral degree in linguistics or a closely related discipline must
be completed by the time of appointment.

The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified
women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal
peoples, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canada
immigration requirements, priority consideration will be given to
Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Further details may be requested by e-mail (
or fax (204-474-7671). Applications (including curriculum vitae,
offprints, preprints, etc.) and three letters of reference must be
sent to reach the Department by January 21, 2000, and should be
addressed to:

 L. MacDonald, 
 Head Linguistics Department 
 University of Manitoba 
 521 Fletcher Argue Building 
 15 Chancellor's Circle 
 Winnipeg, Manitoba
 R3T 5V5 

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Message 2: Translators for all languages - SDL International, Berkshire England

Date: Wed, 10 Nov 1999 09:38:17 -0500 (EST)
From: Tania Bertholdi <>
Subject: Translators for all languages - SDL International, Berkshire England

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Translators for all languages
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: SDL International 
Department: Translation
State or Province: Berkshire
Country: England
Final Date of Application: Dec/99
Contact: Tania Bertholdi

Address for Applications:
Sierra House - St. Mary's Walk 
Berkshire SL6 1QZ


SDL International ( is a leading supplier of
localisation services to the IT, e-business & Multimedia industries
(our clients include Adobe, Corel, HP, Adaptec, Kodak, Novell, Sony,
Interplay...). Due to continuous growth, we are continuously looking
for technical translators of all major European, Asian and South
American Languages to join on a permanent basis our multilingual
in-house localisation teams in the UK.

Projects include translation of software, on-line help, Web Sites,
documentation, games, as well as testing of localised products and
linguistic advising in studio recordings. All the positions give the
individual the opportunity to work within a project team where all
members support each other according to their skills and experience.
Whilst working with state-of-the-art products and technologies, our
translators are continually encouraged to develop their technical
knowledge and understanding. We offer training and development
towards the coordination of the linguistic side of projects, as well
as team management.

The successful candidates should meet the following requirements:
- Degree in Translation and excellent computer literacy
- High level of interest in software and computer-related technologies
- Detail-oriented and quality-focused

For team leaders, the candidates should also have:
- 2 years' minimum experience of technical translation for Windows/Mac
 OS/Unix-based applications (computing, CAD, telecommunications,
 financial, mechanical and/or electrical engineering)
- Familiarity with translation tools such as Trados and Star Transit
- Organised, able to deal with a busy environment
- Excellent communication skills

Salary continuation scheme and pension.
Great work environment.

Positions based in Maidenhead (near London, UK) and Sheffield (UK), as
well as in our local offices: Paris (France), Munich (Germany) and
Yokohama (Japan).

Please fax or email CVs to Tania Bertholdi, Resource Coordinator, SDL
Fax: +44 1628 416 305

Please include the reference "LIN Nov99 /P" in the subject header, or
"LIN Nov99 /F" if applying for freelance work only, together with your
target language.
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