LINGUIST List 10.965

Sat Jun 19 1999

Jobs: Computational Linguistics

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  1. teruko+, German Machine TranslationT Developer at Carnegie Mellon
  2. Jeffrey P. Kaplan, Computational Ling; Tenure-track at San Diego State

Message 1: German Machine TranslationT Developer at Carnegie Mellon

Date: Fri, 18 Jun 1999 17:20:42 -0400
From: teruko+ <>
Subject: German Machine TranslationT Developer at Carnegie Mellon

US-PA-Pittsburgh Software Developer, Machine Translation (German), CMU

The KANT project at the Language Technologies Institute, Carnegie
Mellon University, is seeking a talented and energetic individual for
the position of Research Programmer.

KANT is a large-scale software system for technical document
translation. The chosen applicant will be responsible for the
following tasks:

 * Work with project leaders to define workplan and schedule for
 German module development, deployment and maintenance

 * Supervise and participate in the development and maintenance of each
 knowledge source for German (lexicon, grammar, interpretation
 rules, etc.)

 * Integrate German knowledge sources into run-time delivery modules

 * Participate actively in testing and quality assurance

 * Maintain a responsive and professional relationship with customer

The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:

 * Native fluency in German

 * Good communication skills in English

 * A degree in Computer/Information Science (or related field), or
 equivalent experience

 * Software development experience in the Unix environment

 * Some coursework in linguistics or computational linguistics

 * Experience communicating and working productively within a
 development group

Occasional Travel Required

Starting Salary Negotiable

For more information on KANT project:

Contact:	Teruko Mitamura			Phone: (412) 268-6596
		Language Technologies Institute	Fax: (412) 268-6298
		Carnegie Mellon University	EMail:
		Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Candidates should send a letter of application, a current resume,
letters of reference, and representative samples of their
work. Resumes, cover letters, etc. may be submitted via EMail in
ASCII, Microsoft Word, or Postscript form. Resumes may also be
submitted by fax or regular mail, but EMail is preferred. Letters of
recommendation must be faxed or mailed directly from the
recommender. Code samples may be submitted via EMail attachments or
via web pointers.
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Message 2: Computational Ling; Tenure-track at San Diego State

Date: Sat, 19 Jun 1999 04:24:38 -0700 (PDT)
From: Jeffrey P. Kaplan <>
Subject: Computational Ling; Tenure-track at San Diego State



Subject to funding, the Linguistics and Oriental Languages Department
of San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track
faculty position in computational linguistics. Rank open. Required:
Ph.D. in linguistics or related field; record of research or practice
in computational linguistics; interest and ability in building a new
computational linguistics program within a linguistics department,
beginning with development of and teaching a new course in Introduction
to Computational Linguistics and other new courses such as Natural
Language Processing, Corpus Linguistics, Machine Translation,
Information Retrieval, and Speech Recognition; interest and ability in
teaching non-computational linguistics courses including introduction
to linguistics and advanced courses in at least one of the following
areas: syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, morphology,
phonology, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, applied linguistics. 

Send applications to include cover letter, CV, at least three letters
of recommendation, and sample publications to:

Dr. Jeff Kaplan,
Search Committee Chair,
Dept of Linguistics and Oriental Languages
San Diego State University,
San Diego, CA 92182-7727 
Phone: 619-594-5879

The department will begin reviewing applications on September 15, 1999
and continue until the position is filled.

SDSU is an Affirmative-Action/Equal Opportunity/Title IX employer and
does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion,
national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, or
disability. Women, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities
are encouraged to apply.
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