LINGUIST List 10.532

Tue Apr 13 1999

Jobs: General ling chair, NLP

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  1. Edith Sjoerdsma, General Linguistics Chair University of Nijmegen
  2. Tracy McConnell, Natual Language AI Cognition Specialist sought...

Message 1: General Linguistics Chair University of Nijmegen

Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 09:19:16 PDT
From: Edith Sjoerdsma <>
Subject: General Linguistics Chair University of Nijmegen


This chair is dedicated to the leading of teaching and research in
General Linguistics in the Faculty of Letters. Candidates are sought
who can stimulate and integrate teaching and research by bringing
general theoretical principles to bear on different aspects of
language description, in which there are many existing strengths
within the University. Date of appointment will be January 1, 2000.

The focus of the Chair is Syntax and Semantics. 

The candidate should have: * Proven teaching and research strengths
in(morpho-) syntax and semantics * Experience in the application
oftheory to the description of different languages, and in the
application of different theoretical frameworks to concrete
descriptive problems

The candidate should preferably be familiar with semantic approaches
to grammar, the empirical study of language behavior and language use,
or computational methods in linguistics. These are research emphases
both in the Faculty and in its research partners.

Obligations will include forming a strong research profile, seeking
external funds for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers, both for the
Department and Faculty within the University and in collaboration with
its immediate research partners, University of Tilburg and Max Planck
Institute for Psycholinguistics, as well as the national linguistics
organization LOT.

Terms of employment Prerequisites include a doctorate in linguistic
research and experience in university teaching and research. The
appointment is at the professorial grade 15 or 16 (max. annual salary
NFL. 157.878,-) . The University undertakes affirmative action to
assure equal employment opportunity for women and specifically
encourages applications from women candidates.

Website for more information: Further
information can be obtained by contacting Prof. S.C. Levinson, tel.:
(0031) 24 3521276 (Max Planck Institute), email:; fax:
(0031) 24 3521300 or Prof. R. van Hout, tel.: (0031) 24
3612122/3612173; email:
(University). Administrative questions can be addressed to the
Personnel Dept., tel.: (0031) 24 3612171, email:

Written applications (which should include a Curriculum Vitae and list
of publications) should be addressed to the Katholieke Universiteit
Nijmegen, Decaan Faculteit Letteren, Prof. A.M. Hagen,
Faculteitsbureau Letteren, Postbus 9103, 6500 HD Nijmegen until the
15th of May 1999. Please quote vacancy number 04.7.99 on letter and


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Message 2: Natual Language AI Cognition Specialist sought...

Date: Wed, 7 Apr 1999 16:59:45 -0500
From: Tracy McConnell <>
Subject: Natual Language AI Cognition Specialist sought... is seeking a AI / Cognition Specialist to lead
the Natural Language development in an intellegent Web Product. This
development endeavor will involve Knowledge Acquisition, Symantec Analysis
and Relevance determination. Candidates must have Masters or PhD in
Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, or related discipline;
Experience with C++, Java, or OO Development and published in related topics
an advantage. 

apply to
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