LINGUIST List 11.1139

Fri May 19 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling,2nd Lang Acquisition and Syntax

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  1. Anonymous Comp Ling: Senior at Thrownet, San Francisco, California USA
  2. Stanley Dubinsky, 2nd Lang Acquisition and Syntax:Visiting Assistant Proffessor at University ofSouth Carolina,Columbia, SC, USA

Message 1: Comp Ling: Senior at Thrownet, San Francisco, California USA

Date: 18 May 2000 02:28:26 -0000
From: Anonymous
Subject: Comp Ling: Senior at Thrownet, San Francisco, California USA
 


Rank of Job: Senior 
Areas Required: Linguist 
Other Desired Areas: Information Science Engineer 
University or Organization: Thrownet 
Department: HR 
State or Province: San Francisco, California 
Country: USA 
Final Date of Application: ASAP 
 

Address for Applications: 
85 Columbia Square 
San Francisco 
ca 94103 
USA 

Linguist/Information Retrieval Engineer 

As a Staff Linguist/Informational Retrieval Engineer, you will work 
collaboratively with other experts in computational linguistics, AI, 
statistics, theoretical linguistics, and lexicography to design and 
implement proprietary natural language information retrieval 
technologies. 

Responsibilities 
You will contribute to the design and implementation of linguistic 
aspects of Thrownet's dynamic search and navigation product. You 
will work extensively with and manage off-site academic consultants, as 
well as on-site linguistic and technical/engineering staff, and will 
report to our Chief Systems Architect. 

Requirements 
The successful candidate will have: 
�	M.A. or Ph.D. degree in Linguistics required. 
�	A subtle and creative intellect. 
�	A desire to work hard and contribute at the highest levels to an 
exciting company developing extremely useful, creative products. 
�	Knowledge and experience with existing information retrieval systems; 
prior knowledge with so-called natural language systems is a plus. 
�	Working knowledge of computer programming concepts. 
�	Knowledge or experience with XML, HTML, and other Internet 
technologies. 
�	Experience with design and use of large-scale knowledge bases such as 
WordNet, FrameNet, or MindNet in information retrieval. 
�	Thorough understanding of, and experience developing, directories or 
other classification structures for browsing website content. 
�	Ability to work with very well others in both a structured and 
unstructured environment. 

Send resumes to jobsthrownet.com.
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Message 2: 2nd Lang Acquisition and Syntax:Visiting Assistant Proffessor at University ofSouth Carolina,Columbia, SC, USA

Date: Wed, 17 May 00 14:38:24 EDT
From: Stanley Dubinsky <DUBINSKVM.SC.EDU>
Subject: 2nd Lang Acquisition and Syntax:Visiting Assistant Proffessor at University ofSouth Carolina,Columbia, SC, USA
 

Visiting assistant professor of Linguistics at the University of 
South Carolina. The Linguistics Program and the Engish Department 
at the University of South Carolina seek to fill a one-year full-time 
position (with the possibility of renewal) in the area of second language 
acquisition (SLA) and syntax. The position carries a five-course teaching 
load in a semester system (e.g. 2/3). Among the courses that the visitor 
will be expected to teach are two graduate level courses in SLA (an 
introduction to SLA and a course on theory and methodology in SLA), 
a graduate introduction to syntax. The teaching assignment will also include 
undergraduate linguistics. The visitor should have the Ph.D. in hand at 
the time of appointment. 

Applicants should send a letter, curriculum vita, one sample publication, 
and the names of three references to: 

Stanley Dubinsky, Director 
Linguistics Program 
University of South Carolina 
Columbia, SC 29208 

Consideration of applications will begin 1 June 2000 and continue 
until the position is filled. 

Further information about our program is available on our website: 
http://www.cla.sc.edu/LING/index.html 

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