LINGUIST List 3.891

Thu 12 Nov 1992

Jobs: Sociolinguistics; Lexicography; No Specialization

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  1. Judith Parker, Sociolinguistics Position Available
  2. , Job Posting --- French/Spanish Lexicography
  3. Philip Davis, Position in Linguistics

Message 1: Sociolinguistics Position Available

Date: Tue, 10 Nov 92 12:39:59 ESSociolinguistics Position Available
From: Judith Parker <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics Position Available


Entry-level, tenure-track position for Sociolinguist (interest in
discourse analysis preferred) to begin Fall '93. 12-hour teaching load
includes lower- and upper-level linguistics courses and lower-level
literature and composition courses. Ph.D. required in hand by date of
employment. Mary Washington College is deeply committed to Affirmative
Action and urges women and minorities to apply. The College is a
selective, public, co-educational, liberal arts college emphasizing
excellent teaching. Send a CV, letter of application, and list of
graduate course work to:
Search Committee F 0289 [Linguist], Department of English, Linguistics,
and Speech, Box 615, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg VA
22401-5358. Our firm deadline for receiving applications is November 16,
1992. Telephone inquiries to Susan J. Hanna, Chair (703) 899-4386.
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Message 2: Job Posting --- French/Spanish Lexicography

Date: Wed, 11 Nov 92 18:10:46 ESJob Posting --- French/Spanish Lexicography
From: <Eric_NybergKIEV.MT.CS.CMU.EDU>
Subject: Job Posting --- French/Spanish Lexicography

 Lexicographers with French and Spanish Skills
 Wanted For Machine Translation Project

The Center for Machine Translation (CMT) at Carnegie Mellon University is
seeking qualified individuals to work on system development for
English-to-French and English-to-Spanish translation. Chosen applicants
will participate in the creation and deployment of computational lexicons
for French and Spanish to be used in a large-scale practical machine
translation system for heavy machinery manuals.

Required Skills:

 * Native or near-native fluency in French and/or Spanish

 * Experience with lexicography, translation, machine translation

 * Experience with or willingness to learn text editing software

Preferred Skills:

 * Programming experience (C, LISP)

 * Familiarity with UNIX

 * Considerable experience in lexicography

 * Experience with machine translation

Salary will be commensurate with experience and skill level. For more
information, please contact:

 Eric Nyberg
 Center for Machine Translation
 Carnegie Mellon University
 5000 Forbes Avenue
 Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 Tel: (412) 268-7281

The Center for Machine Translation is a research center within the School
of Computer Science. Founded in 1986, the CMT presently includes about 45
faculty, staff, graduate students and visiting researchers. The CMT
conducts basic and applied research in machine translation, natural
language processing, text extraction, and computer-aided language
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Message 3: Position in Linguistics

Date: Thu, 12 Nov 92 02:12:56 CSPosition in Linguistics
From: Philip Davis <>
Subject: Position in Linguistics

 Assistant Professor of Linguistics
 Rice University

 The Department of Linguistics & Semiotics, Rice University, is
seeking to fill a tenure track position in linguistics at the level of
assistant professor beginning fall, 1993. The Ph.D. is required. Rice
University is a small institution with undergraduate and graduate
strengths in science, engineering, the social sciences and the
humanities. Excellence in classroom teaching is an imperative. Rice
University also places strong emphasis on research, and evidence of a
developing personal program of research is expected from applicants.
The Department of Linguistics & Semiotics takes an integrative
approach to language which is sensitive to functional, cognitive, and
non-formal aspects of the problem, and we expect applicants
generally to share this orientation. Fieldwork on non-Indo-European
languages is a plus. The normal course load is six hours per semester,
and the successful candidate will be expected to assume responsibility
for the introductory courses in linguistics and in phonology, as well as
a graduate seminar in phonology.
 Rice University is committed to affirmative action and equal
opportunity in education and employment. Rice does not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, national or
ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status. Interviews will be
held at the winter meeting ofthe LSA in Los Angeles, CA. To be eligible
for these interviews, completed applications (including three letters
of recommendation) must be received by December 1, 1992.
Applicants reply to: Faculty Search, Department of Linguistics and
Semiotics, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251. E-mail:
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