LINGUIST List 11.55

Sat Jan 15 2000

Jobs: Computational Ling, Computational/Math Ling

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


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  1. Dan Flickinger, Computational Ling/NLP: YY Software Inc./ Palo Alto, CA USA
  2. Jack Hawkins, Computational/Math Ling: Asst Prof/ U of Southern California, USA

Message 1: Computational Ling/NLP: YY Software Inc./ Palo Alto, CA USA

Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 17:15:17 -0800
From: Dan Flickinger <dan.flickingeryy.com>
Subject: Computational Ling/NLP: YY Software Inc./ Palo Alto, CA USA

Job Announcement
Computational linguist for NLP

YY Software Inc., located in Palo Alto, CA, seeks computational linguists to
work full-time on NLP applications and development tools, with expertise in
one or more of the following:

- Syntactic analysis in a lexicalist framework such as Head-driven Phrase
Structure Grammar or Lexical Functional Grammar, with initial focus on
English.
- Semi-automated acquisition techniques for lexicon and grammar.
- Robust processing of natural text style used in email, including ellipsis,
abbreviations, errors.
- Lexical semantics.
- Knowledge representation for NLP.

Required qualifications:

- Ph.D. or five years' experience in computational linguistics or related
field.
- Immediate availability

Preferred qualifications:

- Programming experience in C++, Java
- Creativity in problem-solving
- U.S. citizenship or work permit


Compensation

- Commensurate with experience, competitive with Silicon Valley start-ups.
- No relocation reimbursement

Send your CV via any of the following:

- email: jobsyy.com
- fax: 650 617-6101
- mail: Laura Bergerol
 YY Software
 301 Town and Country Village
 Palo Alto, CA 94301

Company profile

YY Software is a rapidly growing company founded in 1993 to produce robust
commercial applications of high precision natural language processing
technology for the Internet. We have decades of experience in large-scale
software application development, with expertise in commercial databases,
knowledge representation, and linguistics. Our current product focus is on
the Email Specialist, which enables client companies to provide highly
accurate automated responses to email from customers. Visit our web site at
www.yy.com.
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Message 2: Computational/Math Ling: Asst Prof/ U of Southern California, USA

Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 23:46:03 -0500 (EST)
From: Jack Hawkins <hawkinsrcf-fs.usc.edu>
Subject: Computational/Math Ling: Asst Prof/ U of Southern California, USA


Rank of Job: Asst. Prof.
Areas Required: Computational/Mathematical Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: USC
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: CA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: fullest consideration by Jan. 31, 2000
Contact: Jack Hawkins hawkinsrcf.usc.edu

Address for Applications:
Linguistics Search Committee, MC-1693, USC
Los Angeles
CA 90089-1693
USA

 LINGUISTICS POSITION

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Southern California
invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship to begin Fall
2000. We are looking for a linguist who engages in computational or 
mathematical modelling of linguistic phenomena. Particular research areas of 
interest to the Department include, but are not limited to: 
acquisition/processing; language change/typology/variation; neurolinguistics;
speech production/perception; and phonology/syntax/semantics.

Complete dossiers, including statement of interest, curriculum vitae,
sample publications, syllabi or course descriptions, teaching evaluations if
available, and three letters of reference should be sent to:

 Linguistics Search Committee,
 Department of Linguistics,
 MC-1693,
 University of Southern California,
 Los Angeles, CA 90089-1693

Candidates who applied for the position advertised in 1998 need only
update their dossier and (if desired) their letters of reference.

For fullest consideration, applications should arrive before January
31st, 2000.

The University of Southern California is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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