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LINGUIST List 18.2739

Fri Sep 21 2007

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Asst Prof, San Jose State University

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        1.    Manjari Ohala, Computational Linguistics: Assistant Professor, San Jose State University, CA, USA

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Assistant Professor, San Jose State University, CA, USA
Date: 20-Sep-2007
From: Manjari Ohala <ohalasocrates.berkeley.edu>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Assistant Professor, San Jose State University, CA, USA
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University or Organization: San Jose State University
Department: Linguistics & Language Development
Web Address: http://linguistics.sjsu.edu

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics, Machine Translation


San José State University
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position in Computational Linguistics
Job Opening ID (JOID): 013046

PhD in linguistics with a specialization in Computational Linguistics. ABDs
may be considered if doctorate is completed by August 2008.
Required: Applicants must present evidence of teaching ability, scholarly
activity and awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a
multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study,
training, teaching, and other comparable experience.

The Department of Linguistics and Language Development at SJSU offers a BA
and MA in Linguistics and an MA in TESOL. It is currently looking for a
linguist to teach courses in computational linguistics, as well as to teach
undergraduate and graduate courses in linguistics to students in the above
programs and in general education courses. The normal teaching load is four
three-unit courses per semester plus advising and committee work (which
includes student recruitment). The department is in the process of
obtaining permission to establish the SJSU Center for Human Language
Technology, an Organized Research Unit, which could provide course
reduction to develop activities of the center. Faculty members could also
reduce their teaching load by successfully applying for and securing grants
from on-campus and/or outside agencies.

A pattern of demonstrated excellence in teaching and continued scholarly,
professional activity, including publications in refereed venues, and fund
raising/grant activity, will be required for tenure and promotion.
Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity
- in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic
preparation - through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Salary Range:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date:
August 21, 2008

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United

Application Procedures:
For full consideration send a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
statement of teaching interests/philosophy, evidence of teaching
effectiveness, research plans, any representative publications, and at
least three original letters of reference with contact information by
February 1, 2008 to Manjari Ohala at the address given below.

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

San José State University is California's oldest institution of public
higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San
Francisco Bay in downtown San José, hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley
high-technology research and development center. Many of California's most
popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently
close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University
enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are
members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the
diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can
benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to the
core values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each individual.

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair Manjari Ohala
Department of Linguistics & Language Development
San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0093
Contact Information:
Manjari Ohala
Email: ohalasocrates.berkeley.edu
Phone: 408-924-3742
Fax: 408-924-4703

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