LINGUIST List 10.851

Fri Jun 4 1999

Jobs: French Program Manager, English Language

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  1. Bradley Music, French Program Manager
  2. Deise Prina Dutra, English Language

Message 1: French Program Manager

Date: Thu, 27 May 1999 17:55:03 -0700
From: Bradley Music <>
Subject: French Program Manager

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. After several successful
years of shipping linguistic technology, we continue to grow and
expand our feature set and ship in more of Microsoft's products. We
are looking for developers, testers program managers, and senior
managers. Please see the Jobs section at for
more positions.
French Program Manager

This PM is responsible for driving design, schedules and integration
of a French linguistic features, include grammar checkers and search
engines. This position requires coordinating with NLG's development
and test organizations, research, and Word program management. This
person is responsible for leading and evangelizing smart design
strategies and influencing technical directions of future French
language products. Qualifications include a minimum of 3 years
program management experience including leadership and management
experience. The ideal candidate has native (or extremely fluent)
French language abilities, proficiency with spoken and written
English, prior linguistic technology or computational linguistics
experience, software engineering background and strong communication
skills. A BA/BS degree in Computer Science or a M.S. degree in
Computational Linguistics (or equivalent industry experience)

Please contact Jill Yax if you're interested or have friends who may be
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Message 2: English Language

Date: Wed, 26 May 1999 11:41:51 -0300
From: Deise Prina Dutra <>
Subject: English Language

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais -Brasil
Faculdade de Letras - Departamento de Letras Anglo-Germ\226nicas
Associate Professor - English language

Associate Professor of English, full-time, tenure track at one of the
best Brazilian universities. The responsibilities will be teaching
undergraduate and graduate courses and doing research. Applicants
must have Ph.D. in hand at the time of apllication. Application runs
from March 3, 1999 to July 2, 1999. Selection will be done through a
written test, an interview and CV analysis. The selection will start
on Sept. 21, 1999. For more information please write to Deise P. Dutra
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