LINGUIST List 10.1748

Wed Nov 17 1999

Jobs: Applied Ling, Computers & Ling

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  1. Robert Hausmann, Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at The University of Montana, Montana USA
  2. John Ohala, Computers & Ling-Programmer/Analyst at University of California, Berkeley

Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at The University of Montana, Montana USA

Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 13:35:35 -0500 (EST)
From: Robert Hausmann <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at The University of Montana, Montana USA

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
Areas Required: Applied Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: Second Language Acquisition
University or Organization: The University of Montana
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: Montana
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: reviewed until filled
Contact: Robert Hausmann

Address for Applications:
The University of Montana, Linguistics Program
MT 59812

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) . The University of 
Montana-Missoula has a tenure-track position for a linguist with 
qualifications in applied linguistics with a specialty in second 
language acquisition to teach core classes in Descriptive and 
Theoretical Linguistics, 2nd Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, 
TESL/TEFL Methodology, and graduate seminars in English Language 

The successful applicant should have an earned doctorate and a 
demonstrated ability in teaching with research interests in English 
language acquisition and pedagogy. Send letter of application, CV, 
transcripts, and three references to Robert Hausmann, Chair, 
Linguistics Program, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812. 
Applications reviewed starting January 15, 2000 until the position 
is filled.		
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Message 2: Computers & Ling-Programmer/Analyst at University of California, Berkeley

Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 13:37:13 -0800
From: John Ohala <>
Subject: Computers & Ling-Programmer/Analyst at University of California, Berkeley


The Phonology Laboratory of the Department of Linguistics, University of
California, Berkeley, seeks to hire a programmer/analyst. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Supervise and coordinate the operation of the
heterogeneous computer system and other technical resources of the Phonology
Laboratory; design and supervise development of software/hardware for
conducting speech perception and production experiments and for the analysis of
speech sounds; develop and program instructional software for Linguistics
curricula; plan and document strategies for efficient analysis of large speech
and phonological databases; assist faculty, graduate students, and visiting
scholars in the conduct of speech research.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: expertise in speech acoustics and perception;
comprehensive knowledge of DSP; experience with digital audio; UNIX, (incl.
shell scripting and X-windows); ESPS Waves+, MATLAB, RCS programming; Windows
95/98 and Mac-OS; networking for multiplatform computers (Macintosh,
IBM-compatible PCs, and Sun workstations); familiarity with Sun, Macintosh, and
PC hardware desirable. Must possess exceptional communication and pedagogical
skills, be well organized, energetic and committed to undergraduate/graduate
education. Sufficient scientific ability to assist in writing grant proposals
and to collaborate with faculty and students in their research and to co-author
research publications with them.

The Phonology Laboratory is a facility of the Department of Linguistics and is
dedicated to research and teaching in phonetics and phonology. Areas of
emphasis are speech production, esp., speech aerodynamics, speech perception,
phonetic and phonological universals, phonetic studies of particular languages,
and psycholinguistic studies of phonology. The principal faculty associated
with the lab are John Ohala and Ian Maddieson.

The University of California is an equal opportunity employer. Applications
from non-U.S. citizens are welcome but a pre-condition for employment would be
having a permit for employment in the U.S.

APPOINTMENT CONDITIONS: Continuing, 12-month, full-time position.

SALARY RANGE: US $56,900 - $105,300, commensurate with experience and

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Until the position is filled

STARTING DATE: Immediately / Negotiable

APPLICATON PROCEDURE: Send letter of intent and CV (hard copy and/or e-mail),
including the names and addresses of three references [do not solicit letters
of recommendation until requested by us] to BOTH of the addresses below. In
the letter cite the job number: 11-112-10/CP and the job title
"Programmer/Analyst IV".

John Ohala
Phonology Laboratory
Department of Linguistics
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720

University of California, Berkeley
Employment Services
76 University Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-3540
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