LINGUIST List 3.650

Tue 25 Aug 1992

Jobs: Applied, Socio, Text Analysis

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  1. Catherine Doughty, AAJobs- Applied & Socio
  2. Stan Szpakowicz, Postdoc at Ottawa

Message 1: AAJobs- Applied & Socio

Date: Tue, 25 Aug 1992 16:13:05AAJobs- Applied & Socio
From: Catherine Doughty <>
Subject: AAJobs- Applied & Socio

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Sydney invites
applications from qualified candidates for lectureships in Linguistics:

Lectureship (fixed-term) in Applied Linguistics -- Reference No. A34/02:

To participate in teaching and research in the postgraduate program in
Applied Linguistics with local and overseas students. Applicants should
have a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics/Linguistics with special interest in
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Expertise in second
language acquisition and language testing is expected. Experience in the
following areas is desirable: language for specific purposes; language
teaching methodology; classroom research. Semantic and sociolinguistic
approaches to language description are strong interests in the department.
Preference will be given to candidates with substantial publications.
Position available for three years. Salary $A41,000 - $48,688 per annum
($A1 = $US .73).

Lectureship (fixed-term) in Sociolinguistics -- Reference No. A34/01:

To teach and supervise students at both the undergraduate and postgraduate
levels. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Linguistics with a specialisation
in sociolinguistics, especially variation theory. Other areas of interest
could include pidgins and creoles and ethnography of speaking. Position
available for three years. Salary $A41,000 - $48,688 per annum ($A1 = $US

For further information, contact:
Professor William Foley
tel # 61 2 692 4348
fax # 61 2 552 1683

Method of Application: 3 copies of the application, quoting Reference No.,
including curriculum vitae, list of publications and the names, addresses
and fax numbers of at least three and not more then give referees to:

Assistant Registrar (Appointments)
Staff Office K07
University of Sydney NSW 2006

Applications close: 8 October 1992
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Message 2: Postdoc at Ottawa

Date: Tue, 25 Aug 92 11:29:58 EDPostdoc at Ottawa
From: Stan Szpakowicz <>
Subject: Postdoc at Ottawa

The Department of Computer Science, University of Ottawa, invites
applications for a postdoctoral position on the project "Machine Learning and
Text Analysis for Semi-automatic Knowledge Acquisition". Candidates must
have a completed Ph.D., a strong background in Machine Learning and Natural
Language Processing, and a record of research in at least one of these areas.
The position is available for a year, with a possibility of renewal for
another year. The salary is CDN $ 27,500/year, plus an excellent benefit

The postdoctoral fellow will be an essential member of the project's team,
now consisting of two faculty, a postdoc and a few graduate students, and
will play an active role in all aspects of the project, including the major
research decisions. Duties include participation in the design and
development of a prototype system, in supervision of graduate students who
will work on the project, and in the publications that will arise from the

Inquiries and requests for more details:
Dr. Stan Matwin (, tel. 613-564-5069)
Dr. Stan Szpakowicz (, tel. 613-564-2450).
fax: 613-564-9486

The mailing address:

Department of Computer Science
University of Ottawa
150 Louis Pasteur
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

 Dr. Stan Szpakowicz :: Univ. of Ottawa :: Dept. of Computer Science :: tel. +613 564 2450 :: fax +613 564 9486
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