LINGUIST List 4.911

Thu 04 Nov 1993

Jobs: Syntax-Phonology, French-German, Assistant Prof.

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  1. Marcel den Dikken, FOR THE LISTSERV
  2. Ian Hersey, Job opening at Logos
  3. , Job Listing


Date: Wed, 03 Nov 1993 18:47:24 FOR THE LISTSERV
From: Marcel den Dikken <>


The Holland Institute of Generative Linguistics (HIL) is an
inter-universitary research institute, comprising generative
linguists from Leiden University, the University of Amsterdam,
and the Free University (Amsterdam).

The research is concentrated round two specialisations:
syntax/semantics and

HIL provides a course-program, leading up to a doctoral degree.
HIL is part of the National Graduate School in Linguistics (LOT).

Starting January 1 1994, there is a vacancy for a:

(part-time, 30 hours p/week)

Field of research
Generative syntax of the Germanic and/or Romance languages.

He or she will:
- Conceive and carry out a research project in the
 above-mentioned theoretical field.
- Give generative syntax courses for M.A. and Ph.D. students.
- Participate actively in other activities of HIL and LOT.
The research-course ratio is 70%'30%.

- a dissertation (as well as other publications) in the field
 of generative syntax;
- some teaching experience;
- some organisatory experience;

Salary, depending on age and experience, max. Dfl. 7832
per month, depending on age and experience.

The post-doc will be appointed at the University of Amsterdam.
The appointment will be temporary, without perspective on a
tenure appointment, for a period of maximally 30 months.

Further information can be obtained from:
prof. dr. J.G. Kooij (director HIL),, or
dr. H. den Besten,

Secretariat of HIL:
P.O. Box 9515, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands

Applications, accompanied by a CV and the vacancy-number
(19006/V) must be sent before November 15, to the director
of the personal department of the Faculty of Letters,
Spuistraat 210, 1012 VT Amsterdam
The Netherlands.
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Message 2: Job opening at Logos

Date: Wed, 3 Nov 93 13:01:10 ESTJob opening at Logos
From: Ian Hersey <>
Subject: Job opening at Logos

LOGOS CORPORATION, the world leader in automated
translation software, is seeking candidates for
the following position:


SUMMARY: The linguist will be responsible for
the continuing development of Logos' German-
French language pair. He/she will work together
with linguists who are enhancing the German-
English and German-Italian systems to migrate
those enhancements to the German-French system.
He/she will also contribute to the design and
implementation of new strategies for German
source analysis and of enhancements to the
Logos system in general. In addition, he/she
will oversee the work of consulting linguists,
lexicographers, and translators.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful applicant will
be a native speaker of French and will have an
excellent command of German. An academic
background in linguistics (computational,
theoretical, Germanic, Romance) is preferred,
but candidates with backgrounds in related
fields (e.g. translation) will also be
considered. Experience with large-scale
machine translation systems (either commercial
or academic) is a plus.

The position is available at the Logos Technology
Center, located in Mt. Arlington, New Jersey,
beginning immediately. Applicants with U.S.
citizenship or Permanent Resident status are
preferred; however, the company will make
arrangements for qualified applicants who do not
meet these criteria.

LOGOS offers a competitive salary, moving expenses,
comprehensive medical and dental plans, and a 401(K)

Interested applicants should send a resume to:

 Ian Hersey
 Director of Linguistic Development
 Logos Corporation
 200 Valley Road, Suite 400
 Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856

or fax a resume to:


or send a resume by e-mail (plain ASCII only) to:

Logos Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Message 3: Job Listing

Date: Wed, 03 Nov 1993 15:44:18 Job Listing
From: <>
Subject: Job Listing


 RANK: Assistant Professor of Linguistics
 MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Ph.D. in Japanese language, linguistics,
 or foreign language education.
 Native or near native competence in Japanese
 language. Some teaching experience.
 RESPONSIBILITIES: teach Japanese language courses, develop teaching
 materials, research in language teaching, language acquisition and
 related areas.
 AVAILABLE: September 1, 1994
 SALARY: competitive, depending on qualifications, negotiable upward
 from a base of $29,000 for 9 months.

 Send vita, transcripts, and three recent letters of recommendation to:

 Dr. Keiko Koda, chair, Search Committee
 Department of Linguistics
 Gordy Hall 103
 Ohio University
 Athens, OH 45701-2979


 Ohio University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
 Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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