LINGUIST List 10.550

Sat Apr 17 1999

Jobs: Psycholinguistics, Lexicography

Editor for this issue: Scott Fults <>


  1. Hans Uszkoreit, Psycholinguistics in Saarbruecken
  2. Emmanuel CARTIER, Softissimo Recherche Linguistes / Lexicographes

Message 1: Psycholinguistics in Saarbruecken

Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 21:52:07 +0200
From: Hans Uszkoreit <>
Subject: Psycholinguistics in Saarbruecken

 Immediate Opening


 Computational Linguistics Program
 of Saarland University at Saarbruecken

The Division of Modern Languages and Literature at Saarland University
has an immediate opening for a position of


The successful candidate shall cover the area of Psycholinguistics in
the Department 8.7 "General Linguistics" and participate in teaching
within the Diplom (MSc) degree programme "Computational Linguistics".
A research focus in computational modelling of human language
processing is desirable. Active participation in the DFG Centre of
Excellence (SFB 378) "Resource-Adaptive Cognitive Processes" is

Habilitation or indication of comparable scientific achievement is

According to the measures of the agenda to promote women Saarland
University is working towards increasing the proportion of women in
this area and therefore particularly encourages qualified women
candidates to apply.

Handicapped persons with equal qualifications are granted preferential
status in the selection procedure.

Applicants are requested to send their application, full curriculum
vitae, list of publications and courses taught to the Dean of the
Faculty of Humanities by May 5th 1999 at the following address:

Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultat
der Universitat des Saarlandes,
Postfach 151150,
D-66041 Saarbruecken.

Information on the Departmental Section "General Linguistics"
and the Diplom degree programme "Computational Linguistics" are
available on the Internet at

Saarbruecken, 10 March 1999

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Unauthorized background information on rank, conditions and pay:

A professor position at the C3 level usually is a tenured position
with civil servant (Beamten-) status. Gross salary depends on age,
marital status and number of children.

C3 is the second highest professor rank at German Universities,
roughly equivalent with Associate Professor.

The equivalent of a habilitation (German Second Doctorate) is
roughly comparable to fulfilling tenure requirements at an American

Application papers may be submitted in English. The c.v. must
contain the birth date including year of birth. Application or c.v.
must contain full address information, including phone and fax

German language proficiency is desirable but not required. In the
beginning of the employment, courses may be taught in English.
However, it is expected that the necessary language skills for
teaching in German will be acquired in due time.
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Message 2: Softissimo Recherche Linguistes / Lexicographes

Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 15:42:28 +0200
From: Emmanuel CARTIER <>
Subject: Softissimo Recherche Linguistes / Lexicographes

Societe leader dans l'edition de logiciels linguistiques, SOFTISSIMO,
recherche: Linguistes / Lexicographes 

* Vous etes bilingue anglais - francais ou allemand - francais et
connaissez, si possible, de maniere approfondie une troisieme langue;

* Vous avez un esprit scientifique, vous etes curieux et avez une
bonne culture generale;

* Votre culture informatique inclut une pratique approfondie de la
bureautique (Word, Excel, Access), d'Internet et des reseaux;

* De preference, vous avez une experience dans l'utilisation et
l'etude des logiciels d'informatique linguistique (dictionnaires
electroniques, correcteurs, analyseurs, traducteurs ...).

Vous serez integre(e) a notre equipe de lexicographes et de linguistes
qui travaillent sur notre produit phare, Reverso, traducteur
automatique, et travaillerez aussi sur d'autres produits

Si vous correspondez au profil et avez l'intention de travailler dans
une start-up de l'informatique linguistique, n'hesitez plus : envoyez
votre candidature, par courrier electronique a, ou par fax au 01 42 66 11 54, ou encore par
courrier postal a:

7 rue Auber
75009 Paris

Pour plus d'informations sur notre entreprise et notre gamme de
produits, merci de consulter notre site Internet :

---------------- English version

Start-up company in the field of computational linguistics,
SOFTISSIMO, based in Paris, France, is looking for : Linguists /

* You are bilingual English-French or German - French and, if
possible, have a good command of a third language;

* You practice scientific approaches, have a inquisitive mind and a
good general knowledge;

* Your pratical computer knowledge includes office automation (Word,
Excel, Access), The World Wide Web and Networks;

* Preferably, you have a first experience in working in computational
linguistics (electronic dictionaries, spellchecker, machine
translation ...).

You will be integrated into our linguists and lexicographers team to
work on our cutting-edge product, Reverso, machine translator, and on
other linguistical products.

If you feel that you are the right person, don't hesitate and send
your resume by email, fax or post to :

7 rue Auber
75009 Paris
Fax : (33) 01 42 66 11 54
Email :

For more information on our company, please consult our WWW site :
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