LINGUIST List 10.760

Wed May 19 1999

Jobs: TESOL, NL/Microsoft, English in Korea

Editor for this issue: Karen Milligan <>


  1. Lorrie Verplaetse, TESOL Job announcement
  2. Jodi Scheffler, NL Development Manager Microsoft/ Redmond, WA USA
  3. Pedro B. Bernaldez, English-related personnel

Message 1: TESOL Job announcement

Date: Tue, 18 May 1999 17:10:01 -0400
From: Lorrie Verplaetse <>
Subject: TESOL Job announcement

TESOL or Applied Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor (or higher
rank) for 1999-2000. Doctorate and teaching experience required.
Undergraduate and master's level teaching responsibilities:
introduction to modern grammars, second language acquisition,
bilingualism, ESOL tests and measurements, supervision of ESOL
composition course and ESOL student teachers. Four-course teaching
load. Salary competitive. Review of applicants will begin June 4 and
continue until the position is filled. Send letter, vita, three
recommendations, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Connie
Richards, Chair, Search Committee, English Department, Salisbury State
University, 1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury MD 21801. Salisbury State
University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
Qualified women, minorities, and the disabled are encouraged to apply.
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Message 2: NL Development Manager Microsoft/ Redmond, WA USA

Date: Tue, 18 May 1999 14:53:28 -0700
From: Jodi Scheffler <>
Subject: NL Development Manager Microsoft/ Redmond, WA USA


The Natural Language Group (NLG) is Microsoft's central organization for
development of advanced linguistic technology. This strategic and growing
group critical for making software easier for customers to use and central
to Microsoft's future. The features ship in all of Microsoft's key
applications and systems products, including Office, Windows and several
consumer apps. Enabling computers to understand natural language is a
difficult, fascinating, and critical task. Microsoft has amassed some of the
top linguists in the world and we are in the business of developing and
shipping high quality linguistic features such as grammars, and search
engines and eventually machine translation. Primary responsibilities include
management of a 40 person development team working on a set of diverse
linguistic technology and product features. Additionally, the development
manager is responsible for coordinating and driving the overall technical
vision for the NLG. Qualifications should include a minimum of 3 years of
prior development management or lead experience. Strong communication and
technical skills are required. Prior dev mgr. experience preferred and
bi-lingual and/or linguistic skills are a plus. A BA/BS degree in Computer
Science or other related technical field preferred. 

Please send resume to
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Message 3: English-related personnel

Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 11:01:23 +0900
From: Pedro B. Bernaldez <>
Subject: English-related personnel

The Graduate Institute of Peace Studies
Kyung Hee University

is seeking
Language teacher--support staff of
English related activities

1. Qualifications:
 educated in America from grade school
 fluent both in English and Korean
 at least bachelor's degree
2. Duties:
 Editing and proofreading school publications and international
communications, writing
official correspondence, assisting webpage management, and others
 Teaching English (writing & speaking)
3. Benefits:
 Full Time language teacher-support staff
 One-year contract, renewable
 Monthly salary: app. 2,000,000 won (before tax)
 4-week cumulative vacation per year
4. Documents for application:
 resume in Enghish with recent photo
 one copy of degree certificate and academic records
 one copy of career experience certificate
 autobiographic essay(A4, 1-2 pages)
5. Deadline for application: June 12, 1999
6. Others
 After screening the documents the interviewees will be contacted
 In case there are no qualified candidates, selection will not be
6. Reception desk: The Office of Academic Affairs, the GIP
 (472-860) Bupyung 2ri, Jinjobup, Namyangjushi, Kyonggido
 TEL: 82-346-570-7012\161\1736 FAX: 82-346-528-7630
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