LINGUIST List 11.123

Sat Jan 22 2000

Jobs: Computational Linguistics, Phonology

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  1. Dawn Stafford, Comp Ling: Engineer/ Resumix, California USA
  2. Sam Wang, Phonology: Asst Prof at Tsing Hua Univ, Taiwan

Message 1: Comp Ling: Engineer/ Resumix, California USA

Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 21:32:16 -0500 (EST)
From: Dawn Stafford <>
Subject: Comp Ling: Engineer/ Resumix, California USA

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Knowledge Engineer
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Resumix
State or Province: CA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: Open
Contact: Dawn Stafford

Address for Applications:
890 Ross Drive
CA 94089

Job Title: Linguistic and Language Engineer 
Location: Sunnyvale, California 

This position requires an academic (BA degree) background in
linguistics, symbolic systems, Information Sciences, Formal Logic;
Language skills, English syntax & spelling; text retrieval, natural
language, database; Some programming or scripting; independent research
Duties & Responsibilities:
Schedule and track knowledge engineering development projects; Identify
and establish new processes; Track reported problems and maintain
accurate, current bug tracking system; Work with customers to expand our
knowledge base and clarify reported problems; Refine and improve rules
and definitions of terms in the knowledge base; Proactively develop
terms and categories for new industries through research of secondary
source material; Verify, document, and fix customer-reported extraction

 -BA/BS or MA/MS
 -Well-rounded education 
 -Strong language skills, especially excellent understanding of
 English syntax and spelling 
 -Strong logical and analytical abilities 
 Familiarity with Linguistics, Symbolic Systems, Information
 Sciences, or Formal Logic 
 -Foreign language ability a plus, particularly French, Spanish
 or German 
 -Strong Interpersonal Skills:
 -Ability to work as part of an engineering team 
 -Self-motivated, energetic, good attention to detail, fast
 -Well organized, with excellent follow-through 
 -Experience with customer interaction a plus 

Computer experience:
 Familiarity with UNIX and editors such as emacs or vi 
 PC-literate (Windows 95/NT) 
 Relevant technical background:
 Experience with text retrieval, pattern matching, or database
 Some programming experience and use of scripting tools helpful.

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Message 2: Phonology: Asst Prof at Tsing Hua Univ, Taiwan

Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2000 10:31:46 +0800 (CST)
From: Sam Wang <>
Subject: Phonology: Asst Prof at Tsing Hua Univ, Taiwan

The Graduate Institute of Linguistics at Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, has a
tenure-track position at the assistant professor level for a Ph. D. in 
Linguistics specializing in Phonology (with a minor in the following areas 
preferred: Sino-Tibetan Linguistics, Austronesian Linguistics, 
Psycholinguistics, Field Methods) Please send c.v., three letters of 
recommendation, statement of research interests, and samples of works prior to 
March 1, 2000 to:

Search Committee
Graduate Institute of Linguistics 
National Tsing Hua University 
101, Sec.2. Kuang-fu Rd., 
Hsin-chu 300, Taiwan, R. O. C.
 _____ ____/ H. Samuel Wang
 / Dept of Foreign Languages
 ____ ____/ National Tsing Hua University
 / Hsin-chu Taiwan 300
 ___________/ email:
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