LINGUIST List 4.906

Wed 03 Nov 1993

Jobs: Czech, Theoretical, Psycholinguistics/Computational

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  1. Alana Thorpe, Job: Czech editorial positions
  2. , Job posting
  3. Zenon Pylyshyn, Psycholinguist/Computational Linguist Position Opening

Message 1: Job: Czech editorial positions

Date: Mon, 1 Nov 93 12:37:56 ESTJob: Czech editorial positions
From: Alana Thorpe <>
Subject: Job: Czech editorial positions

The Software Division of Houghton Mifflin Company is seeking freelance
linguists, local to the Boston area, for in-house temporary work to
begin in November 1993. We are searching for highly competent linguists
with strong editorial skills to participate in the development of
electronic proofreading tools.

The ideal candidates must be native speakers of Czech and also have
fluency in English. Candidates should also have familiarity with an
IBM PC or compatible, a high level of accuracy, an eye for detail,
and must have a thorough knowledge of the current core and business
vocabulary of the Czech language. Recent experience using Czech in
a business capacity or other experience working extensively with
written Czech is desirable.

Interested candidates should send their resumes to:

Houghton Mifflin Company
Software Division
222 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116-3764
Attn: Alana I. Thorpe

Or, contact Alana by email ( or fax (617/351-1115).

Houghton Mifflin Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Message 2: Job posting

Date: Mon, 1 Nov 93 15:57:11 PSJob posting
From: <>
Subject: Job posting


The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Irvine
has a tenure-track position open at the Assistant Professor level,
beginning with the 1994-95 academic year. This position is for a
theoretical linguist with a specialization in syntax and/or semantics.
Linguists with research interests in both areas are particularly
encouraged to apply.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
representative publications, and the names and addresses for at least
three references to:

 Linguistics Search Committee
 Department of Linguistics
 School of Social Sciences
 University of California, Irvine
 Irvine, CA 92717

The deadline for receipt of application materials is January 10, 1994.

The University of California is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer committed to excellence through diversity.
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Message 3: Psycholinguist/Computational Linguist Position Opening

Date: Tue, 2 Nov 93 15:00:53 ESTPsycholinguist/Computational Linguist Position Opening
From: Zenon Pylyshyn <>
Subject: Psycholinguist/Computational Linguist Position Opening

Candidates are sought at all levels for a joint tenure-track
appointment between the Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science and one
of the participating academic departments (Psych., Linguisitcs, CS).
Preference will be given to those who specialize in experimental
psycholinguistics and/or computational models of sentence processing
and who have demonstrated an ability to work across disciplinary
boundaries. Assignment of teaching responsibilities will take into
account the candidate's activities in the Center.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae and names of three
referencee whom you should ask to provide letters directly to
Chair, Cognitive Science Search Committee, RuCCS, P.O. Box 1179,
Piscataway, New Jersey 08855-1179. Email inquiries should be
directed to: Rutgers University is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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