LINGUIST List 10.1979

Mon Dec 20 1999

Jobs: Ling/Applied Ling, Ontology/Comp Ling

Editor for this issue: Karen Milligan <>


  1. Monica Sanchez, Linguistics/Applied Linguistics/Assistant Professor-Ontario, CANADA
  2. Kent Clizbe, Ontology/Knowledge Engineering: at GateSource Partners, VA USA

Message 1: Linguistics/Applied Linguistics/Assistant Professor-Ontario, CANADA

Date: Sun, 14 Nov 1999 10:11:57 +0100
From: Monica Sanchez <>
Subject: Linguistics/Applied Linguistics/Assistant Professor-Ontario, CANADA

Linguistics/Applied Linguistics Position

The Department of Applied Language Studies at Brock University invites
applications for a limited-term appointment, subject to final
budgetary approval, in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics, effective
July 1, 2000, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates should
hold the Ph.D. degree (ABD considered) in Linguistics or Applied
Linguistics, with experience teaching in 2 of the following areas:
Introductory Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, or TESL (Teaching English
as a Second Language). The successful candidate is expected to
participate in the academic and administrative activities of the

Screening of applications will begin March 1/2000.

Letters of application, accompanied by an up-to-date curriculum vitae and
the names of three referees, should be sent to: Dr. Glenwood Irons, Acting
Chair, Department of Applied Language Studies, Brock University, St.
Catharines, Ontario, CANADA L2S 3A1

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this
advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent
residents. Brock University is committed to a positive action policy
aimed at reducing gender imbalance in faculty; qualified men and women
candidates are equally encouraged to apply. More information on Brock
University can be found on the university's website:
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Message 2: Ontology/Knowledge Engineering: at GateSource Partners, VA USA

Date: Fri, 17 Dec 1999 13:21:22 -0500 (EST)
From: Kent Clizbe <>
Subject: Ontology/Knowledge Engineering: at GateSource Partners, VA USA

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Ontology/Knowledge Engineering
Other Desired Areas: Semantics, Taxonomy, Logic, Information Retrieval,
Knowledge Modeling, Computational Linguistics, Natural Language
University or Organization: GateSource Partners
State or Province: VA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: January 5, 1999
Contact: Kent Clizbe

Address for Applications:
14150-A Willard Rd
VA 20151

Ontologists/Knowledge Engineers [4-6 positions available]
Location(s): Philadelphia, Washington DC, Silicon Valley 
Join the Internet's leading creator and operator of vertical trade
communities, leveraging the interactive features and global reach of the
Internet to create multi-national, targeted business-to-business
communities. These narrowly focused web sites attract buyers and sellers
from around the world by catering to individuals with similar
professional interests.

You offer:
A proven track record developing timely and usable solutions to complex
Experience building ontologies and knowledge representation systems.
Software development experience
1+ years experience building ontologies for commercial use 
Experience in eCommerce
Effective oral and written communication. 

2+ years experience as an ontologist.
Knowledge of computational classification methodologies.
Ability to lead and work with a team.

Assist in the development and implementation of schema for classifying
and describing items across multiple domains.
Assist in development of automatic classification methods. 
Work with SME's in over 50 industries.
Work with domain experts inside the company.
Undertake ontology "maintenance" procedures.

Work under tight deadlines.
Be open to new ways of thinking.
Possess knowledge base of industry available tools.
Applicable area of expertise. 
Able to interface and deal with a wide variety of people.
Goal driven.

Graduate degree or equivalent experience: Linguistics, Computer
Science, AI, Knowledge Representation, Lexical Semantics

We offer:
Competitive compensation package in a fast paced environment. 
Opportunity to work for a leading edge internet company.
Opportunity for advancement. 
Casual work environment and flexible hours. 

Email or call immediately:
Kent Clizbe
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