LINGUIST List 5.150

Thu 10 Feb 1994

Jobs: General ling.; Psycholing.; AI; French

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  4. E S Atwell, UK PhD studentships at Leeds, England
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Message 1: Job announcement

Date: Tue, 08 Feb 1994 12:04:52 Job announcement
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Subject: Job announcement


 The Linguistics Section of the Institute of History &
Philology, Academia Sinica invites applications from citizens of
the Republic of China for research positions with the possibility
toward tenure track post. The area of specialization is open, but
preference will be given to those in following fields:

 Phonology, Semantics, Acoustic Phonetics,
 Sociolinguistics, Neurolinguistics, Chinese Dialects,
 Languages, and Austroasiatic Languages.

 Applicants already holding a PhD will be considered for the
position of Assistant Research Fellow (equivalent to an Assistant
Professor); applicants holding an M.A. only will be considered for
the position of Research Assistant. These are purely research
positions and no teaching is required. The beginning salaries for
these positions are NT56,270 (about $2,250) and NT40,010 (about
$1,600) per month respectively, plus bonuses.

 Applicants should send a vitae, transcripts from graduate
school, an abstract of the MA thesis or dissertation (including the
title, chapter by chapter summary, methodology, materials, and main
conclusions), and two letters of recommendation to:

 Professor Ho Dah-an, Head
 Linguistics Division
 Institute of History and Philology
 Taipei 115 Taiwan ROC.

 The deadline for receipt of these materials is March 31, 1994.
Those applying will be notified of our decision around the
beginning of December. Those notified of preliminary acceptance
would then be expected to send the complete text of the thesis or
dissertation by the end of January for evaluation.

 For more information, applicants should write to the address
above or send e-mail messages.
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Message 2: Job Available

Date: Mon, 7 Feb 1994 23:33:32 -Job Available
From: <>
Subject: Job Available


The Linguistics Program of Northeastern Illinois University in
Chicago has been authorized to search for a tenure-track assistant
professor for Fall 1994.

An earned doctorate in linguistics or applied linguistics is
required. We are interested in an individual with a strong
background in both general linguistics and psycholinguistics to
teach undergraduate and graduate courses.

Northeastern is a state-supported commuter university of 10,000
culturally diverse students on the northwest side of the city of
Chicago. Northeastern offers an M.A. in Linguistics, and M.A. in
Linguistics: TESL Concentration, and an undergraduate minor in

Please submit a CV, three letters of recommendation (at least one
addressing teaching effectiveness), and a brief letter describing
your interests and teaching experience to:

 Dr. Audrey Reynolds
 Chair of Linguistics
 Northeastern Illinois University
 5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
 Chicago, IL 60625

 (No e-mail or fax)

Review of Applications Begins: March 14, 1994

Northeastern is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer
and invites applications from women and minorities as well as
other qualified individuals.
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Message 3: Posting

Date: Wed, 09 Feb 94 13:42:22 GPosting
From: <>
Subject: Posting

ESRC Studentships at Newcastle

The Department of Speech of University of Newcastle upon Tyne is able to offer
postgraduate supervision as a centre for research training recognised by the
Economic and Social Research Council of Great Britain. Successful applicants
will receive an ESRC postgraduate award. Applications are invited from
potential PhD candidates interested in the following areas:

Linguistic (including pragmatic) analysis of aphasia
Cognitive neuropsychology of language
First language development and impairment
Sociolinguistics and conversation analysis (with special reference to
Language and the cognitively impaired elderly
Aspects of dysfluency in adults and children
Instrumental and experimental phonetic investigation of normal or disordered

For further information, please contact as soon as possible

Professor Lesley Milroy
Department of Speech
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU, Great Britain
Fax: +44 91 261 1182

NB. Onloy British and EC nationals are eligible for the Studentship.

Please post.
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Message 4: UK PhD studentships at Leeds, England

Date: Sat, 5 Feb 94 13:35:51 GMTUK PhD studentships at Leeds, England
From: E S Atwell <>
Subject: UK PhD studentships at Leeds, England


 Centre for Computer Analysis of Language And Speech (CCALAS)


The University of Leeds has up to 5 Research Scholarships for full-time PhD
study available for take up by UK students in October 1994. The scholarships
cover academic fees at the UK rate and a maintenance grant of #4,950 a year.


To join the CCALAS research centre, you will need a BSc/BA (ideally First
Class Honours) in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Education,
Engineering, English, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Psychology or
a related discipline; and interest in corpus-based computational linguistics.

Informal enquiries about research opportunities in CCALAS may be made to:
Eric Atwell, tel 0532 335761, fax 0532 335468, email ;
or Clive Souter, tel 0532 335460, email ; or Peter Roach,
tel 0532 335759, fax 0532 335749, email

Application forms may be obtained from the Research Degrees and Scholarships
Office (UK Studentships), The University, Leeds LS2 9JT, tel 0532 335771

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Message 5: job

Date: Thu, 10 Feb 94 13:11:07 -0job
Subject: job

I have been asked by colleagues in the French Dept. to post this job
advert on the Nets and to let you know that they are keen to have
applications from linguistics/SLA people who have a 'mastery' of
French. I am happy to pass along queries on e-mail, but applications
should be sent directly, by fax is acceptable, by the legal deadline.
Fax and telephone numbers given below.

Larry Selinker
Prof. of Applied Linguistics
University of London
Birkbeck College


 REF: A53

Applications are invited for a newly created Lectureship in the
French Department in the field of French language teaching and
either linguistics or intellectual / cultural history. The post
has been created as a consequence of the award of a Grade 5
rating to the Department in the last Research Assessment

Applicants should be experienced language teachers, have a
doctoral-level qualification, a good publications record, and be
actively engaged in research in, for example, second-language
acquisition with specific reference to French, an aspect of
French linguistics, or of French cultural history.

The successful candidate will help to develop language-teaching
programmes and will teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate
levels. He/she will have the opportunity of supervising research
students, and will also be required to contribute to
interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate courses within
the Centre for Language and Literature. The appointee will also
be required to play a significant role in the administration of
the Department.

The post is tenable from 1 October 1994. The salary range
available is UK sterling 15735 - 20989 p.a. inclusive of London
Weighting. This is based on Lecturer Grade A.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is
18 February 1994.

Interviews will be held on the afternoon of Friday 25 March 1994.
A 15-minute oral presentation of some aspect of the candidate's
research will form part of the selection process.

For full job description and application form telephone the
24-hour Birkbeck College recruitment line, (44) 71 631 6593.
Applicants who have further questions are invited to telephone
the Chairman of the Department of French, Dr Patrick Pollard
(44) 71 631 6318, or the Head of the Centre for Language and
Literature, Professor David Wells (44) 71 631 6103.

FAX: (44) 71 631 6270

February 1994
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