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Fri 31 Jan 1992

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  1. Erhard Hinrichs, Tuebingen: Computational Linguistics
  2. Ronnie Wilbur, Postdoc available at Purdue

Message 1: Tuebingen: Computational Linguistics

Date: Tue, 28 Jan 92 18:08:57 +0Tuebingen: Computational Linguistics
From: Erhard Hinrichs <nnshi01mailserv.zdv.uni-tuebingen.de>
Subject: Tuebingen: Computational Linguistics

The Dept. of Linguistics at the University of Tuebingen, Federal
Republic of Germany, invites applications for a three-year research
position in computational linguistics at the level of
"Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter" (German payscale BAT IIa) starting in
the spring of 1992.

Candidates should have research experience in the creation and
analysis of text copora and/or the acquisition of lexical knowledge
from machine readable dictionaries and should be capable of
contributing to the development of related software tools.

Additional expertise in the fields of morphology, syntax, and/or
lexical semantics is desirable; good command of German is absolutely
necessary.

Interested persons should send their application and arrange for at
least one confidential letter of reference to be sent to:

Prof. Erhard Hinrichs
Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstr. 113
D-W-7400 Tuebingen

For full consideration, applications must be received by March 1, 1992.
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Message 2: Postdoc available at Purdue

Date: Wed, 29 Jan 92 12:38:54 ESPostdoc available at Purdue
From: Ronnie Wilbur <WILBURPURCCVM.bitnet>
Subject: Postdoc available at Purdue


Post-Doc Available

We have a post-doc available for the coming year. The post-doc is
available to individuals who have completed their Ph.D. and who are
interested in aspects of language and deafness. This includes all
aspects of ASL (linguistic, psycholinguistic, neurolinguistic, ...)
as well as any aspect of the development of English (reading,
writing, and/or speech) in deaf children. Start date Fall 1992.

Special opportunities at Purdue include:

 1) availability of a three-dimensional motion analyzer (WATSMART)
 for ASL phonetics/physics research;

 2) access to the Indiana School for the Deaf, which has the
 nation's first bilingual/bicultural program for Deaf
 children; they are very open to research possibilities;

 3) excellent equipment (including Super-VHS and an editing
 workstation) for video analysis;

 4) Linguistics faculty with expertise in ASL, tone languages,
 morphology, phonology, and prosodic phonology (including
 rhythm, intonation, and stress);

 5) Speech-Language pathology faculty with expertise in speech and
 language development and disorders, including specialties in
 specific language impairment, infant babbling and
 vocalization, and cross-cultural music patterns and the
 development of speech perception; special emphasis on
 intervention efficacy;

 6) Speech and Hearing Science faculty with expertise in motor
 control (mouth and hands), physiology of speech production,
 and intonation and rhythm in speech and ASL; and

 7) a thriving hypermultimedia software development lab capable of
 speech, graphic, and videodisc production and playback.

If you or someone you know might be interested in applying for this
post-doc, please let me know. I can be reached by phone (317-494-
3822 at Purdue, 317-449-4040 at home) as well as by email
wilburpurccvm.bitnet or wilburvm.cc.purdue.edu
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