LINGUIST List 12.2860

Wed Nov 14 2001

Jobs: Computational Ling: Asst Prof, California USA

Editor for this issue: Karolina Owczarzak <>


  1. Chris Golston, Computational&General Ling: Asst Prof, California State Univ, USA

Message 1: Computational&General Ling: Asst Prof, California State Univ, USA

Date: 14 Nov 2001 15:34:22 -0000
From: Chris Golston <>
Subject: Computational&General Ling: Asst Prof, California State Univ, USA

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Conversion ABD
Areas Required: Computational and General Linguistics
University or Organization: California State University, Fresno
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: California
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: January 31, 2002
Contact: Chris Golston

Address for Applications:
5245 N Backer Avenue, PB 92
CA 93740-8001

Specific Position Characteristics: The successful candidate wil be
expected to teach courses in computational and general linguistics;
conduct research leading to scholarly publications and presentations
in the area of computational linguistics; build a program in natural
language processing; and forge a positive working relationship with
other disciplines including the computer science program.
Professionalism, tact, and cooperation are essential traits for
success in this position. Faculty are also expected to advise
students and participate in university governance activities at all
levels. Specific assignments will depend upon departmental needs.
The successful candidate may be called upon to teach in a
distance-learning mode. The successful candidate will be expected to
work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department and


Academic Preparation: An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Linguistics is
required for appointment to a tenure track position. Candidates
nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered for a
lectureship (temporary) position with the possibility of conversion to
tenure track upon completion of the doctorate. 

Teaching or Other Professional Experience: Candidates are expected to
demonstrate a potential for or a commitment to teaching excellence and
scholarly activity at the university level. The successful candidate
must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and
students from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
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