LINGUIST List 3.308

Tue 31 Mar 1992

Jobs: MIT, France

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  1. Ken Wexler, Psycholinguistics Job at MIT
  2. Jock McNaught, R&D Job Opportunities in MT in France

Message 1: Psycholinguistics Job at MIT

Date: Mon, 30 Mar 92 22:33:19 EST
From: Ken Wexler <>
Subject: Psycholinguistics Job at MIT

Dear Colleagues,

	I would very much appreciate it if you would bring the following
announcement about a psycholinguistics position at MIT to the attention
of all relevant parties. Thank you for your help.


 Ken Wexler, Chair
 For the Search Committee


 The Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences of the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology is seeking applicants for a nontenured,
tenure-track position in Psycholingustics. A specialty in sentence
processing will be an asset. The candidate must show promise of
developing a distinguished research program in psycholinguistics that
includes human experimentation and must be a skilled teacher. He or she
will be expected to participate in the department's educational programs
in cognitive science at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

 Applications must include a brief cover letter stating the
candidate's research and teaching interests, a resume, and at
least three letters of recommendation, which must arrive by
May 1, 1992. Address applications to:

Psycholinguistics Search Committee
Attn: Ken Wexler, Chair
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Message 2: R&D Job Opportunities in MT in France

Date: Fri, 27 Mar 92 14:05:38 GMT
From: Jock McNaught <>
Subject: R&D Job Opportunities in MT in France


 R&D Opportunities

Within the framework of the EUROLANG project (100 Million ECU),
jointly managed by SITE, the European leader in multilingual,
multimedia technical documentation, and SIEMENS NIXDORF, one of
the major European corporations in the field of computer
technology, we are recruiting:

- Computational linguists with practical experience in writing computational
 grammars and dictionaries (for English, German and French).

- Computational linguists with practical experience in the following fields:
 . Machine translation
 . Parsers / Generators
 . Corpus analysis / Sublanguage methodologies / Terminology

Successful candidates will be based in Paris, France, at the R&D offices
of SITE. Several posts are available. Salaries shall be commensurate with

Applicants should have a good first degree and post-graduate
qualifications (or appropriate experience) in relevant fields, and should
preferably have good experience of relevant project work in industry or
academia. Experience of multilingual natural language processing would be
a distinct advantage.

EUROLANG is a EUREKA project involving a large European consortium of
major IT companies and well-known research institutes. Emphasis in the
project will be on the development of a commercial machine translation system,
appropriate support tools and large-scale linguistic resources, using
state-of-the-art technology. Thus, preference will be given to candidates
offering practical experience in the field and a commitment to working in an
industrial R&D environment.

Letters of application, including 2 copies of a Curriculum Vitae and the
names of two referees, should be sent to:

 Simon Sabbagh
 12, rue de Reims
 F-94702 Maisons Alfort Cedex

from whom further details may be obtained.

SITE is an equal opportunities employer.


John McNaught
Centre for Computational
UMIST			 jockcclsun.uucp
PO Box 88
Sackville Street
Manchester, UK 	 + (direct)
M60 1QD
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