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LINGUIST List 20.1199

Wed Apr 01 2009

Jobs: English & Lang Technology: Various Ranks, North-West University

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        1.    HM Viljoen, English & Language Technology: Various Ranks, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

Message 1: English & Language Technology: Various Ranks, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
Date: 31-Mar-2009
From: HM Viljoen <Hein.Viljoennwu.ac.za>
Subject: English & Language Technology: Various Ranks, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
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University or Organization: North-West University
Department: Faculty of Arts
Job Location: Potchefstroom, South Africa
Web Address: http://www.nwu.ac.za
Job Rank: Lecturer; Senior Lecturer; Asst Prof; Prof

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Language Technology

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Core responsibilities:
Technology, in cooperation with the Centre for Text Technology (CTexTTM)
- Supervision of postgraduate students in Language Technology/
Computational Linguistics
- Teaching in the Language Technology programme of the School of Languages

Competency requirements:
- Minimum qualification requirements
Lecturer: Master's degree in Language Technology/ Computational
Linguistics, or linguistics experience, or Master's degree in Linguistics
with relevant computer/programming experience
Senior lecturer: Ph.D. in the mentioned directions plus 3 years` relevant
Associate professor: Ph.D. in the mentioned directions plus 5 years`
relevant experience and a proven publications record
Professor: Ph.D. in the mentioned directions, 5 years` relevant experience
and an extensive publications record. A good record of postgraduate study
supervision may serve as a recommendation.

Other specific competency requirements:
- Fluent in Afrikaans or English (verbal and written). Knowledge of other
languages may serve as a recommendation.
- Advanced computer literacy and the ability to master new software easily
- Good organising skills
- The ability to function independently and in a team and to fit in with
the work method of the team
- The ability to successfully prioritise, manage and complete all variety
of tasks in line with CTexT`s objectives as well as to handle the stress
involved therewith
- Creative problem solving abilities and eager to learn
Candidates must be authorised to work in South Africa.

Total remuneration package:
Professor (A5): R 392 000 - R 523 000 per annum
Associate Professor (A6): R314 000 - R418 000 per annum
Senior lecturer (A7): R 251 000 - R 334 000 per annum
Lecturer (A8): R200 500 - R267 000 per annum

Enquiries: Prof Hein Viljoen (see contact information below).

Application Deadline: 24-Apr-2009

Email Address for Applications: Hein.Viljoennwu.ac.za
Contact Information:
Prof Hein Viljoen
Email: Hein.Viljoennwu.ac.za
Phone: 018 299 1501

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