LINGUIST List 11.217

Wed Feb 2 2000

Jobs: Applied Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

Editor for this issue: Lydia Grebenyova <lydialinguistlist.org>


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  1. Grit Liebscher, Applied Ling: Associate/Assistant Prof at U of Waterloo, Ontario Canada
  2. Philip A. Bralich, Ph.D., Comp ling: 1 Linguist and 2 ESL Curriculum Developers

Message 1: Applied Ling: Associate/Assistant Prof at U of Waterloo, Ontario Canada

Date: 30 Jan 2000 21:20:06 -0000
From: Grit Liebscher <gliebschwatarts.uwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Applied Ling: Associate/Assistant Prof at U of Waterloo, Ontario Canada

Rank of Job: Associate or Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Applied Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: Cultural Studies
University or Organization: U of Waterloo
Department: Germanic & Slavic Languages and Literatures
State or Province: Ontario
Country: Canada
Final Date of Application: 15 February 2000
Contact: Grit Liebscher gliebschwatarts.uwaterloo.ca

Address for Applications:
U of Waterloo, Germanic and Slavic Lang and Lit
Waterloo
ON N2L 3G1
Canada

Dept. of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of
Waterloo

Applications are being accepted for the position of
Associate or Assistant Professor of German, full-time, tenure-track,
beginning July 1, 2000. The successful candidate must have a PhD or
equivalent in hand by date of appointment, fluency in German and
English, and a strong commitment to research and teaching, course design
and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Knowledge of
Russian and ability to work in Slavic languages a definite asset. 
Desired expertise and interest in one or more of the following areas:
cultural studies, comparative linguistics, computer-assisted instruction
(CAI), second language pedagogy, second language acquisition. The
salary range is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
Closing date for applications is February 15, 2000. Send inquiries or
resumes to: Professor David G. John, Chair, Department of Germanic and
Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Waterloo, Waterloo,
Ontario N2L 3G1. Tel. 519-888-4567, ext. 3684; Fax: 519-746-5243;
e-mail: djohnwatarts.uwaterloo.ca . In accordance with Canadian
immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian
citizens and permanent residents. The University of Waterloo encourages
applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of
visible minorities, Native peoples, and persons with disabilities. This
appointment is subject to the availability of funds. 


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Message 2: Comp ling: 1 Linguist and 2 ESL Curriculum Developers

Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2000 12:46:15 -1000
From: Philip A. Bralich, Ph.D. <bralichhawaii.edu>
Subject: Comp ling: 1 Linguist and 2 ESL Curriculum Developers

Ergo Linguistic Technologies currently has job openings for one linguist
(full-time) and 2 full-time or 4 part-time (80 hours per week) ESL
curriculum developers to work on Software and Internet ITS (Interactive
Tutoring Systems) tools. To learn more about the company and the tools you
will be working with go to http://www.ergo-ling.com . The Ergo working
environment is comfortable and a little casual but it is working with state
of the art NLP tools and software. Located at the Manoa Innovation center
in Honolulu we are convenient to the University of Hawaii for those with
on-going research interests. We also have a beautiful location as well as
access to restaurants and shopping. We cannot pay a relocation allowance
but the lifestyle in Hawaii is worth the effort to work here. Job
descriptions follow: 

Linguist:
Knowledge of Syntax and a knowledge of English Grammar required. Must also
be proficient in standard software applications (Word Processors, Internet,
Spread Sheets, etc.) Experience teaching ESL grammar classes a plus. Job
will entail working with programmers and curriculum developers to improve
lexicographical, syntactic, and standard grammar tools made from the Ergo
parser. The main project is the development of interactive tutors which
use a 3-D character to do interactive question and answer exchanges with
users in the areas of ESL, Geography, and Biology. The use of in-house
tools as well as standard software required. Temporary for now (six to
twelve month project), perhaps long term. 

ESL Curriculum Developers:
Experience teaching ESL and in Curriculum development. Must have a good
eye for English grammar. The position entails designing and writing
curriculum for Interactive tutors. Job will entail working with
programmers and linguists to improve lexicographical, syntactic, and
standard grammar tools made from the Ergo parser. The main project is the
development of interactive tutors which use a 3-D character to do
interactive question and answer exchanges with users in the area of ESL for
a stand alone software product and for the Internet. 

Contact me by email or at the following numbers. Resumes may be sent by
email, fax, or regular mail but all jobs start as soon as possible. 

Phil Bralich


Philip A. Bralich, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Ergo Linguistic Technologies
2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite 175
Honolulu, HI 96822

Tel: (808)539-3920
Fax: (808)539-3924
bralichhawaii.edu
http://www.ergo-ling.com
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