LINGUIST List 10.596

Mon Apr 26 1999

Jobs: Natural Language Understanding, TESOL

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  1. Yannick Lallement, Natural Language Understanding
  2. Natalie Maynor, Mississippi State University Visiting Assistant Professor in TESOL

Message 1: Natural Language Understanding

Date: Thu, 22 Apr 1999 10:08:11 -0400
From: Yannick Lallement <yannickNOVATOR.COM>
Subject: Natural Language Understanding

Novator Systems (http://www.novator.com) is looking to hire an MSc or
PhD in Natural Language Understanding.

Novator is a web company based in Toronto, that specializes in
electronic retail. One of the areas in which we have developed
software is in automatically responding to customer inquiries over the
web, using artificial intelligence techniques. We are currently
beta-testing version 1 of our software on one of our customer's sites
(http://www.ftd.com) - we can automatically respond to about 55% of
the comments we receive with about 2.3% false positives. Our next
phase of R&D requires strong Natural Language Understanding skills.

We are looking to hire an MSc or PhD in Natural Language Understanding
for this next phase. Please send applications to
intelliservenovator.com.
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Message 2: Mississippi State University Visiting Assistant Professor in TESOL

Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 17:50:43 -0500 (CDT)
From: Natalie Maynor <maynorRa.MsState.EDU>
Subject: Mississippi State University Visiting Assistant Professor in TESOL

Mississippi State University
Department of English

One-year position: Visiting Assistant Professor in TESOL. Ability to teach
a course in modern grammar/syntax a must. 3-3 course load, salary around
$35,000. The successful candidate will be eligible to apply for a similar
tenure-track position in the near future. Ph.D. required. Send application
and c.v. to arrive by May 22, 1999, to Matthew Little, Head, Department of
English, Drawer E, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Mississippi State University
is an AA/EO employer. 
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