LINGUIST List 2.247

Monday, 27 May 1991

Jobs: Lg. Acq at Delaware, Computational Phonology

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  1. Peter Cole, Position at the Univ of Delaware 2 Lg. Acquisition
  2. Steven Bird, Job Ad. -- Computational Phonology (Edinburgh)

Message 1: Position at the Univ of Delaware 2 Lg. Acquisition

Date: Sat, 18 May 91 12:02:06 EDT
From: Peter Cole <AXR00786%UDELVM.bitnetVTVM2.CC.VT.EDU>
Subject: Position at the Univ of Delaware 2 Lg. Acquisition
The Department of Linguistics expects to have a one year position in
psycholinguistics/second language acquisition for 1991-92. We also expect to
have a search for a permanent search which will include these areas for a
1992-93 hire (pending final authorization and funding). Since time is very
short for the temporary position, if you are interested, please send your
CV, a short letter describing your background and interests to us immediately.
Please also arrange for three or four letters of recommendation to reach us
as soon as possible:

Psycholinguistics Search Committee
Dept. of Linguistics
University of Delaware
46 E. Delaware
Newark, DE 19716

Tel. 302-451-6806 email:

If there will be a delay in receiving your material, please let us know by
email that it is one the way.
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Message 2: Job Ad. -- Computational Phonology (Edinburgh)

Date: Sun, 26 May 91 14:41:26 BST
From: Steven Bird <>
Subject: Job Ad. -- Computational Phonology (Edinburgh)
 The University of Edinburgh
 Centre for Cognitive Science

 Research Post in Computational Phonology

Applications are invited for a research post on the project Computational
Phonology: A Constraint-Based Approach", which will be be funded by the
SERC, and will be carried out in the Centre for Cognitive Science. Can-
didates should be well acquainted with the theoretical foundations of non-
linear phonology and with the linguistic applications of unification-based
formalisms. They should be proficient in Prolog programming, and famil-
iarity with one or more of the following areas would also be advantageous:
morphology, formal semantics, categorial grammar, instrumental phonetics,
C programming. The appointment will be for three years, commencing on
1st October 1991, and salary will be within the range L11,399-13,495 on
the AR1A scale, with appointment subject to age and experience.

Applications (two copies), including a curriculum vitae and the names of
three referees, should be sent to

 The Personnel Office, The University of Edinburgh,
 1 Roxburgh Street, Edinburgh EH8 9TB
 Tel: 031 650 2260

quoting reference no. X91005. The closing date for applications is 1 July
1991. For further information, please contact

 Dr. Steven Bird
 The University of Edinburgh, Centre for Cognitive Science
 2 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9LW
 Tel: 031 650 4421/4432, Email:


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