LINGUIST List 4.871

Sun 24 Oct 1993

Jobs: Lecturer, Associate Prof, Translator, Associate/Full Prof

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  1. , JOB
  2. Cynthia Bernstein, ESL opening
  3. Christine Kamprath, Job Opening
  4. Terry Langendoen, announcement of search for Head of German Studies, U Arizona

Message 1: JOB

Date: 19 OCT 1993 15:11:18 JST
From: <D12550JPNKUDPC.bitnet>
Subject: JOB

 The Hokkaido University Institute of Language and Culture
Studies invites applications for a non-tenure, full-time
lecturer in English as a Foreign Language, beginning 1 April
1994. Applicants should be under 33 at date of employment, and
would be expected to have a major interest as well as some
experience in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Duties
will include teaching English to undergraduates ( first-year
and second-year students) in the Department of General
Education as well as organizing and conducting classes
in general purpose English and/or ESP at the Institute of
Language and Culture Studies.

SALARY AND ALLOWANCES: 5,525,000 yen - 7,123,000 yen. Moving and
travel expenses will be reimbursed after arrival.
TEACHING LOAD: 30 weeks or two 15-week semesters per year.
Teaching duties will not exceed 14 hours per week.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MA or a higher degree in TEFL or a
related area.

APPOINTMENT: An initial period of two years. It may thereafter
be extended on a yearly basis.

APPLY TO: Applicants should send a letter of application, a
curriculum vitae with a photo attached, a list of
representative publications (if any), and at least two letters
of recommendation to:
 Professor Katsunosuke Namita
 Chair, The English Division
 Institute of Language and Culture Studies
 Hokkaido University
 Nishi-8, Kita-17, Kita-ku
 Sapporo 060
CLOSING DATE: November 30, 1993
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Message 2: ESL opening

Date: Wed, 20 Oct 1993 16:55:06 ESL opening
From: Cynthia Bernstein <>
Subject: ESL opening

The English Department at Auburn University hopes to make the following
 Assistant professor: applied linguistics with expertise
 in ESL. Tenure-track. Ph.D. required.
Send letter of application and vita postmarked by November 11 to
 Dennis Rygiel, Head
 Department of English
 Auburn University, AL 36849-5203
Applications will be acknowledged by a department letter.

Auburn University is an AA/EO employer. Applications from women and
minority group members are especially encouraged.
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Message 3: Job Opening

Date: Thu, 21 Oct 93 21:01:46 CDJob Opening
From: Christine Kamprath <>
Subject: Job Opening

Position Available: Translations Terminology Manager

Caterpillar,Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of heavy
earthmoving equipment, and a major publisher and translator of
technical publications worldwide, is seeking candidates to fill a
contract position as Translations Terminology Manager, to establish,
coordinate, and maintain the terminology database among its in-house
translators, machine translation lexicons, and vendor translators.

Candidates for this position must be able to perform the following
functions: establish consistent terminology for all languages
translated within the Translation section; coordinate terminology
databases between in-house translators, machine translation lexicons,
and vendor translators for these languages; conduct terminology
consistency tests and maintain and update terminology databases
accordingly; update databases with new terms as required; research
requirements and availability of Translations database
software, assist in determining character set requirements for
software and hardware for required languages; research and recommend
new methods, procedures, and technology to reduce cost and better
maintain translation databases.

The position requires a B.A. or M.A. in lexicography, translation, or
a non-English language; knowledge of the translation industry,
experience in translations database management; and knowledge of
current translations database management software tools. Candidates
must be fluent in English and have lexicographical familiarity
(spelling, character sets, morphology) with at least three EC
languages other than English; be well organized and meticulous, be
able to solve problems with little supervision and to interact well
with translators and database software vendors; and have the ability
to understand technical, mechanical, and electronic components and
processes relevant to the lexical domain. The position is scheduled
to begin January 3, 1994 and is projected to last one to two years,
possibly longer.

Applications, including a c.v. and the names of two references, should
be sent to:

 Dr. Christine Kamprath
 Senior Computational Linguist
 AMT/CTE Project
 Technical Information Division
 Building N1-AD180
 600 W. Washington Street
 East Peoria, IL 61630-0371

Deadline for applications is November 10, 1993, but applications
arriving after that date will be reviewed until a qualified candidate
is selected. Applications may be sent by fax or mail; queries about
the position will be accepted by phone or e-mail as well.

 fax: (309) 675-9773
 phone: (309) 675-7339
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Message 4: announcement of search for Head of German Studies, U Arizona

Date: Fri, 22 Oct 93 13:47:58 MSannouncement of search for Head of German Studies, U Arizona
From: Terry Langendoen <LANGENDTARIZVM1.bitnet>
Subject: announcement of search for Head of German Studies, U Arizona

The following job advertisement has been approved for distribution.
Linguists are particularly welcome to apply if otherwise qualified.

The Department of German Studies is searching for a scholar at the
associate or full professor rank to provide academic and administrative
leadership in a period of departmental growth and development. A strong
record of scholarship and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate
level is essential. A candidate must also demonstrate a record of
successful administration that values consultative management and an
open decision-making process. The area of specialization may be any
that contributes substantially to the development of a dynamic German
Studies program.

The University of Arizona is firmly committeed to equal employment
opportunity and affirmative action, and particularly invites
applications from women and minority candidates.

Send a CV and three letters of reference by December 1, 1993 to the
Department of German Studies, Rudolph C. Troike, Chair, Headship Search
Committee, Modern Languages Building 571, University of Arizona, Tucson,
AZ 85721 USA. For further information, call (602) 621-7385 or 621-3287.
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