LINGUIST List 3.610

Sat 08 Aug 1992

Jobs: Computational Linguistics, Bibliography

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  1. Susann Luperfoy, Computational Linguistics
  2. "Ian Hersey", Computational Linguistics
  3. , Job Announcement - MLA Bibliography

Message 1: Computational Linguistics

Date: Wed, 29 Jul 92 10:20:47 EDComputational Linguistics
From: Susann Luperfoy <susannstarbase.MITRE.ORG>
Subject: Computational Linguistics




The AI Center of MITRE's Washington D.C. site is seeking two
computational linguists to join our NL team. Our current projects
include research in intelligent information retrieval, machine
translation, software reuse techniques applied to modular NLP
components, and spoken dialogue processing. We have a specific need
for two junior researchers to do directed research and system
development on a Japanese-English MT project and on the discourse
component of a multi-modal user interface with emphasis on speech

Qualifications sought:
 excellent programming skills
 knowledge of Lisp and C
 BS/BA or MS/MA in CS or Computational Linguistics
 flexibility and a desire to work in a cooperative environment
 background or strong interest in NLP

Effective Date:
 1 October 1992

To apply contact:
 Susann Luperfoy
 MITRE Corporation
 7525 Colshire Blvd. Z401
 McLean, VA 22101
 (703) 883-6091

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Message 2: Computational Linguistics

Date: Mon, 3 Aug 92 18:20:32 EDTComputational Linguistics
From: "Ian Hersey" <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics

IBM's Natural Language Processing group in Bethesda, Maryland, has
full-time, permanent positions open for computational linguists.
Successful applicants will have a strong background in parsing
technology, preferably with experience in implementing real-time,
broad-coverage natural language analysis and generation systems. An
advanced degree (at least Master's level) is required, as is a strong
programming background. Expertise in C and multiple workstation
environments is a definite plus. Proficiency in languages other than
English is also desirable.

The NLP group at IBM Bethesda is a forward-thinking software development
organization that seeks to combine the worlds of linguistic research and
quality software design into useful products. We offer the opportunity
to innovate and to enhance your technical skills in a highly visible
area with strong executive management support. We maintain an open and
informal work environment -- one that allows room for fun. Grouches and
demigods need not apply.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:

 Ian Hersey
 NLP Architecture and Applications Development
 IBM Corporation
 6905 Rockledge Drive, MS 3053
 Bethesda, Maryland 20817


IBM is an equal opportunity employer.
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Message 3: Job Announcement - MLA Bibliography

Date: Thu, 30 Jul 92 17:19 EDT Job Announcement - MLA Bibliography
From: <>
Subject: Job Announcement - MLA Bibliography

Position at MLA International Bibliography: Assistant Thesaurus Editor

Entry-level editorial position. Responsibility for maintenance and
development of designated group of subject terms used in the MLA
International Bibliography, a major reference work in literature,
linguistics, and folklore. REconcile indexing with thesaurus; proofread
and edit subject index.

Required knowledge of thesaurus theory, structure, and design; M.A.,
preferably in general linguistics, good knowledge of at least two
languages other than English; solid background in cultural history.

The MLA is an equal opportunity employer. Send resume and a letter of
application to: Box ETF, Modern Language Association, 10 Astor Place,
New York, NY 10003. Deadline: August 31.
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