LINGUIST List 10.1924

Sun Dec 12 1999

Jobs: Comp Ling, Applied/General Ling

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  1. Paul Allopenna, Comp Ling: Technical Staff at, Providence, RI, USA
  2. Helen Fraser, Applied/General Ling: Univ of New England, Australia (CORRECTION)

Message 1: Comp Ling: Technical Staff at, Providence, RI, USA

Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 12:59:36 -0500 (EST)
From: Paul Allopenna <>
Subject: Comp Ling: Technical Staff at, Providence, RI, USA

Rank of Job: member of technical staff
Areas Required: Statistical Language Processing
Other Desired Areas: Internet Search
University or Organization:
State or Province: RI
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: open
Contact: Paul Allopenna

Address for Applications:
203 Sout Main St.
RI 02903

We are seeking a Ph.D. level computational linguist with a 
strong background in both Computer Science and Computational 
Linguistics, with experience in statistical language processing. 
We are an internet start-up company working on web search enhancement. 
Experience with large linguistic databases or corpora would be helpful.

We are located in Providence RI, and attractive city 
conveniently close to both Boston and New York. We offer a 
competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Please contact Paul Allopenna for more information at: 
(401) 621-3200 x45, or

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Message 2: Applied/General Ling: Univ of New England, Australia (CORRECTION)

Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 08:55:42 +1100 (EST)
From: Helen Fraser <>
Subject: Applied/General Ling: Univ of New England, Australia (CORRECTION)


(3 Year Fixed Term)

School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

The School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics requires a three-year
contract appointment in Linguistics. The appointee will play a leading role
in designing and introducing a new online course: MA (Applied Linguistics).
In conjunction with the course coordinator, the appointee will work as an
anchor person for the development and implementation of this course, but
will also teach at undergraduate and graduate levels in general linguistics
to enable other linguistics staff to participate in curriculum development.
The MA (Applied Linguistics) will be reviewed after two years, with plans
beyond the third year contingent on its financial success.

The successful applicant will have appropriate qualifications in
Linguistics and/or Applied Linguistics, experience in curriculum
development, enthusiasm and ability to work in online course design
(undertaking training if necessary), demonstrated ability to teach in
applied linguistics (especially second language acquisition) and in at
least one of the following other areas: intercultural communication,
sociolinguistics. Experience in the development of interactive web-based
and/or multimedia teaching materials would be an advantage, as would
ability to teach in areas of general linguistics.

The successful candidate will be expected to take up duties early in 2000.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr. Kerry Dunne (Head of School),
telephone (02) 6773 2335 email or A/Prof. Cliff
Goddard (Convenor of Linguistics), telephone (02) 6773 3309, email Further information about Linguistics at UNE can
be gained through

Salary: $48,333 to $57,396 per annum (Level B)

Position No: 604

Closing Date: 24 January 2000

A copy of the Advertisement, Position Classification Standard (Level B) and
Application Cover Sheet may be obtained from

the School concerned (see
"Informal enquiries" contact) or Personnel Services on telephone (02) 6773
2024, facsimile (02) 6773 3404.

Applications (submitted in duplicate) should be addressed to Personnel
Services, University of New England, Armidale NSW 2351, Australia
Telephone: International 61 2 6773 2024; within Australia: (02) 6773 2024
Facsimile: International 61 2 6773 3404; within Australia: (02) 6773 3404
and should include the names, addresses, telephone numbers, facsimile
numbers/email addresses of three relevant referees and should state the
relevant position number. Applications will be received up to 5pm on the
closing date. The University reserves the right not to fill a position.

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures
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