LINGUIST List 11.187

Sat Jan 29 2000

Jobs: Japanese Instructor, NLP/Speech Processing

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  1. Professor William C.Reeve, Japanese Instructor: term adjunct instructor at Queen's University, Ontario Canada
  2. Bernd Moebius, NLP/Speech Processing: Research Pos. at IMS, U Stuttgart

Message 1: Japanese Instructor: term adjunct instructor at Queen's University, Ontario Canada

Date: 28 Jan 2000 16:12:11 -0000
From: Professor William C.Reeve <reevewpost.queensu.ca>
Subject: Japanese Instructor: term adjunct instructor at Queen's University, Ontario Canada


Rank of Job: term adjunct instructor
Areas Required: Japanese Instructor
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Queen's University
Department: German Language and Literature
State or Province: Ontario
Country: Canada
Final Date of Application: April 7, 2000
Contact: Professor William C. Reeve reevewpost.queensu.ca

Address for Applications:
Queen's University
Kingston
Ontario K7L 3N6
Canada

Queen's University invites applications for an eight-month, renewable
position as a term adjunct instructor of Japanese commencing September
1, 2000. The successful applicant will be expected to teach three
full courses in Japanese language acquisition: two sections at the
beginner's and one at the advanced level. Candidates should have
experience teaching Japanese and hold a master's degree in related
fields. Salary $27,000. In accordance with Canadian immigration
requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and
permanent residents. Queen's University is committed to employment
equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men,
including visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with
disabilities, gay men and lesbians. Candidates should submit a letter
of application and a curriculum vitae and arrange for two letters of
reference to be sent by April 7, 2000 to Professor William C. Reeve,
Head, Department of German Language and Literature, Queen's
University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6.
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Message 2: NLP/Speech Processing: Research Pos. at IMS, U Stuttgart

Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 09:46:21 +0100
From: Bernd Moebius <moebiusgeier.ims.uni-stuttgart.de>
Subject: NLP/Speech Processing: Research Pos. at IMS, U Stuttgart

 Position Announcement

University of Stuttgart, Germany
Institute of Natural Language Processing
http://www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/

The Divisions of Computational Linguistics and Experimental Phonetics
of the Institute of Natural Language Processing (IMS) at the
University of Stuttgart, Germany, are seeking applications for a
postdoctoral (or predoctoral) position to work on the interface
between symbolic processing and signal processing in the framework of
speech synthesis.

This position is part of the project "DeKo: Derivational and
Compositional Morphology," coordinated by Prof. Christian Rohrer and
Prof. Grzegorz Dogil. The project also involves close interaction with
the Institute for Network and Systems Theory. Duration of the project
will be until the end of March 2001, with a possibility of follow-on
funding. The position is in the BATIIa salary rank (approx. DM
70000-80000 p.a., depending on age and marital status). Starting date
of the position is as soon as possible.

Desired qualifications: 
- M.S., "Diplom", or Ph.D. in a computation-oriented speech processing
 area (e.g., speech synthesis, coding, or recognition).
- Experience with corpus-based approaches in speech technology would
 be an asset.
- Basic knowledge of morphology and phonology.
- Programming skills in C/C++, Perl, Tcl/Tk.
- Native or near-native proficiency in German required.

Applicants with all or a subset of these qualifications are encouraged
to apply. Please send the following information by e-mail, preferably
in plain ASCII text format:
 - name and affiliation;
 - a brief description of your qualifications;
 - list of publications;
 - pointers to (e.g.) web sites pertinent to your previous work.

Please send this information to:

 Dr. Bernd Moebius
 Inst. f. Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung
 Universitaet Stuttgart
 Azenbergstr. 12
 70174 Stuttgart
 Germany
 moebiusims.uni-stuttgart.de
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